Key Areas of Focus: Family-Based Care, Foster Care, Family Reintegration
What They Do: Care for Children partners with governments in Asia to help create a positive alternative to institutional care through local family-based care for disadvantaged children. Care For Children’s vision is to see a million children moved from institutional care into families.
In China, Care for Children helped build up family-based care a nationally recognised practice. Care for Children is also working to build robust models of best practice in family-based care that will serve as beacons for the nation.
Their Thailand project is working alongside the Department of Children and Youth to launch the National Foster Care project which will include 20 project sites.
Care for Children also launched a new project in Vietnam in April 2017 when the team were invited by the Vietnamese government to partner with them to help implement foster care in local communities for orphaned and vulnerable children, piloting in Hanoi municipality and Thai Nguyen province.
Care for Children is a member of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Coalition for Thailand.
Where They Work: China,Thailand, and Vietnam