We're passionate that family-based and community-based care provide the best models of care for orphaned, abandoned, displaced and at-risk children.
Below are just a few links to organisations and related international research. We will continue to add more over time.
The Better Care Network: This document is a great overview: Families Not Orphanages (September 2010)
SFAC - Substitute Families for Abandoned Children
Useful articles and reports include :
- Keeping children out of harmful situations - Why we should be investing in family-based care (November 2009)
- The risk of harm to young children in institutional care (November 2009)
- Policy brief: Family strengthening and support (August 2010)
- Misguided Kindness: Making the right decisions for children in emergencies (December 2010)