Preventing Family Separation.

Families offer the best protection of children and are more likely to provide the conditions for healthy development.  Children who have been separated from their families are more vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, and neglect. Prevention of separation from families, and the provision of services to maintain family unity, is therefore a priority. Family preservation services aim to prevent or reduce the need for alternative care arrangements by providing interventions that promote the safety and well being of the child and family...   More >>


Family support

Families will require support when faced with problems they are unable to overcome on their own. Ideally support should come from existing networks, such as extended family, religious leaders, and neighbours...

Health and Nutrition Programmes

Families affected by illness and poverty may not be able to provide adequately for their child or lack access to essential health services...

Education Programmes

Schools are ideal for encouraging awareness of issues which place children at risk and increase the likelihood of child separation...

Psychosocial Support

The best form of psychosocial support for children is a healthy family and supportive community...

Household economic strengthening

Household economic strengthening aims to reduce a family's vulnerability to poverty, increase economic independence, and improve people's ability to provide for their children...