The council’s cabinet member for education, Cllr Barbara Jones, said: “We understand that this will be a particularly difficult time for many of our young people.
“The ‘Because We Care’ boxes offer a gesture of kindness, but also an opportunity to let young people know that the council’s youth service and other agencies are still on hand to help them.
“The launch of the initiative is also a great way to mark this year’s Youth Work Week, which celebrates the excellent work being delivered both locally and nationally to support young people.”
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