About the Center
The Foster Care Center of For Our Children Foundation was established in 2011 with the support of the world leader in the foster care – CoreAssets and the biggest American family company – Cargill. In their work, the specialists apply the British standards adapted by the foundation, for the best practice in the foster care and is working with 33 foster parents and children, supported by the foundation. The Foster Care Center has a big contribution to the process of the closure of the children homes in Sofia, by providing foster families for children, whose alternative is to live in homes for abandoned children.
The Foster Care Center provides the fullest package of services for the development of the foster care in Bulgaria by recruiting foster parents, evaluating the parenting capacity, presenting the family at the Foster Care Commission, supporting the adjustment with the foster child, as well as a full set of activities in support of the accommodations – from 24-hour availability of specialists to the necessary material support for the family and the child. The specialization of the center (0 to 7 years) contributes to more small children to be registered in the Adoption Register or to be worked for the child`s return to its biological family. The Center has a high-qualified team, trained in applying the highest standards of the social work. Along with the team of social workers, there also work a rehabilitation therapist, podiatrist, early childhood intervention specialist.