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Comparable UK Childrens’ Charity Project Providers



Coram better chances for children 

www.coram.org.uk

 


Life Education – mobile units educating primary schools

Music Therapy  -  www.coram.org.uk/Music_Therapy

Fostering & Adoption, eg. Concurrent Planning - www.coramadoption.org.uk/ConcurrentPlan



CHICKS                     

www.chicks.org.uk


CHICKS is a national children's charity providing free respite breaks to disadvantaged children from all over the UK.

CHICKS began in 1992, and has since provided over 13,000 children with a much needed break.



YMCA Northampton                   

http://www.ymca.org.uk/location/northamptonshire-ymca


Northampton YMCA, 2007 Training for supervisor, Star of Hope’s HalfwayHouse supported accommodation, Sofia 



OXAB   

www.oxab.yolasite.com


Read more about OXAB here.

 



ZOV      

www.zov.org.uk


Read more about ZOV here.


Sources and Reference


Opening Doors 2016

Facts & Figures from Bulgaria. Bulgaria has already started its path towards deinstitutionalisation (DI). The National Strategy for the Child 2008-2018.


UNICEF 2015 annual report Bulgaria

 

UNICEF 2016 annual report Bulgaria  

 

EU policy Bulgaria

Bulgaria ON AIR and UNICEF Bulgaria launch a joint campaign for the right of children participation and their ethical media coverage.


NGO - International Womens Club Sofia register (2017)  

Additional Reference


2016 - Mentoring at-risk youth - effects of Bulgarian practical in community-based informal program for social support. International journal Knowledge
2016 - Current Social - Educational Characteristics for children in need
2016 - Current Social - Educational Characteristics for children in need
2015 - Social Institutions in Bulgaria
2014 - NGO's as part of the Social Educational Support for children in need
2014 - Interaction School - Family in the Social Educational Support for children in need
2014 - Family Centres for Children and Youths as part of the Social Educational Support


References as of 2011:

Bulgarian NGO's

•  The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee - A leading Bulgarian NGO, focusing on the protection of human rights.

 

•  The Mogilino Campaign in Bulgaria, by Slavka Kukova, November 2007. The response of Bulgarian NGOs to the BBC documentary about Mogilino.


•  Alliance for Children and Youth, founded in 1999 by the Free and Democratic Bulgaria Foundation, the Center is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria that offers to street youths aged between 16 and 25 help and consultation on a wide range of problems they face. (EXPIRED)


•  Association for International Adoption and Reintegration - The Association is an Accredited Entity for mediation in Intercountry Adoption and has a permit No. 76 of 28.06.2006, issued by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Bulgaria for mediation activity in the following countries: Spain, U.S.A., Belgium, Great Britain, Andorra and Canada.


Other Resources


BG insts overview ARK Jan 08.pdf 21.6KB Review of Bulgaria's children institutions, by Laura Parker at ARK. Courtesy of BHC.
SACP report.pdf 17.6KB Report by the State Agency for Child Protection following a visit to Mogilino, 15 Sep 2007. Published in Trud Daily 14 Feb 2008. Courtesy of BHC.
BHC report 070112.pdf 1.0MB Report by the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee on the state of children placement institutions in Bulgaria.

 


Bulgarian Children's Charities


Charity liaison - Friends of Bulgaria convened Charity Round Table Conferences

Friends of Bulgaria 2008-2009 Waterloo Campus, University College London


Click below for

British charities working in Bulgaria

 

http://dbm.bg-mamma.com/site2/index.php?lang=en - Bulgarian Mothers' Movement

http://www.fund-sz.org/ - coordinates and supports many projects in placement homes in Stara Zagora

http://www.baga-tur.com - Baga-tur - survival and horse riding school working with disabled children

http://societyforall.infocom.bg/organization.htm* - the home in Dalbok Dol

http://www.autism-bg.hit.bg/ - Autism Association, Bulgaria

 

http://www.autism-bg.hit.bg/Center.htm - Centre for children with autistic spectrum syndrome in Sofia

http://www.samaritansbg.com/ - Samaritans in BG

http://www.priemime.bg/ - Foster parents in Bulgaria

http://www.forourchildren-bg.org/ - For Our Children

http://udnz.cc.bas.bg/ - School for children with impaired vision, Sofia

http://www.starofhopebg.com/ - Star of Hope, some of whose projects we have been supporting 

http://www.tabitha-foundation.com  -  allied with Dutch charity Help Tabitha

http://bapid.com/home_en.html - Bulgarian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

http://www.acybg.org/index.php - Alliance for Children and Youth