Childhood in danger, Restos du cœur, Samu social, medico-educational institutes, ESAT, emergency accommodation … Social services are on the go. And have few solutions to maintain their missions. For now, the main thing is to preserve the link. “But with the GDPR [Règlement européen général sur la protection des données, NDLR], we argued a little with the CNIL so that we could circulate files of names and telephone numbers of isolated people “, plague a representative of the departments of France, community on the front line in terms of solidarity ( 70% of their expenses are allocated to it).
The associative sector, essentially run by an army of elderly volunteers, has lost its workforce en masse, remaining confined to their homes. In Tours, for example, the Restos du cœur have 40% fewer volunteers. Most communities are relaunching their Heat Wave Plan, inherited from the summer of 2003, to identify isolated elderly people. The government has therefore just created a platform, jeveuxaider.gouv.fr, to try to gather new forces, to give local help (phone calls, shopping, childcare, etc.). Visits and marauding are currently discouraged. Yet the needs are immense. And “time bombs” are everywhere.
Homeless: the state is groping
In Marseille, the psychiatrist Aurélie Tinland who directs, for the AP-HM, a mobile marauding team