• The children and youth with disabilities and at risk that Caritas’ staff helped in 2017 were 642 people.
  • During 2017 Caritas’ staff supported each month 391 children and youth with disabilities and at risk.

Caritas helps children and youth with disabilities and at risk with the following activities and services:

For children, youth and adults with disabilities there are Day Care Centers and Centers for Social Rehabilitation and Integration “Blagoveshtenie” in Sofia, “Milosardie” in Ruse, “St. Francis” in Vesselinovo (Tundja Municipality) and St. Vincent in Belene of Caritas Sofia and Caritas Ruse which provide complex professional care and services – kinesitherapy, psychotherapy, art and labor therapy and other specialized activities corresponding to the health, education and rehabilitation needs of children and young people.

For children and families at risk there are Community Support Centers and Centers for Consultation, Training and Support in the villages of Oresh (Veliko Turnovo District) and Malchika (Pleven District), St. Cyril and Methodius” in the town of Kuklen, “Tom Sawyer” in Ruse and “Tsvetnitsa” in Malko Tarnovo, Ready for school in Sofia of Caritas Ruse and Caritas Sofia which provide social, psychological and educational activities.

In the village of Banya (municipality of Nova Zagora), Caritas Sofia implements the program “Access to educational resources” through which implements activities for social and educational integration of children from ethnic minorities.