Waiting lists for youth social workers grow

The number of children waiting more than nine weeks for help from the social services has risen from 1,155 a year ago to 3,300, according to unofficial figures quoted by the Nederlands Dagblad.

A spokesman for youth social workers told the Volkskrant that without more money, the waiting lists will remain.

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