Emergency fund for Ukraine: 45,000 people need us

by Aldeas Infantiles SOS de Espana ( SOS Childrens Villages of Spain )
Emergency fund for Ukraine: 45,000 people need us
Emergency fund for Ukraine: 45,000 people need us
Emergency fund for Ukraine: 45,000 people need us
Emergency fund for Ukraine: 45,000 people need us
Oct 24, 2022

We increased our support in Ukraine

Since the beginning of the war, SOS Children's Villages has assisted 32,500 people inside Ukraine. Despite having had to temporarily suspend its activities in the Kiev and Lugansk regions for security reasons, and having already resumed them in the former, the organization has not ceased to respond to the new and growing needs of children and families through its Emergency Response, Family Strengthening and Foster Care programs.

Aldeas, which has been working in Ukraine since 2003, has recently opened three Social Centers in Uzhgorod, Chernihiv and Dnipro, where it provides family counseling, psychosocial therapy, food, medicine, non-food items, financial assistance to foster families and referrals to other organizations, in addition to offering leisure activities and forming mutual support groups.

Since April, it has also had mobile teams providing psychosocial support and mental health services to displaced children and their caregivers in three locations within the Lviv region and two in the Zakarpattia region, where they receive individual and group therapy focused on trauma treatment.

Since the Russian invasion, Villages has continued to facilitate relocation from dangerous areas to the west. A total of 112 foster families, most of them with children with disabilities in their care, have been evacuated out of the country in the last month.

Moreover, the family strengthening services that the organization continues to offer in Stanytsia Luganska and Starobilsk (in the Lugansk region) are conducted online and include psychological support and cash assistance.

SOS Children's Villages Ukraine's participation in a consortium of six local organizations has enabled it to provide services to families with internally displaced children, both in transit and at destination. These families receive temporary shelter, food, hygiene and basic necessities, financial assistance and short-term psychosocial care.

With one of these partners, the Ukrainian Educational Platform, Aldeas operates near Lviv station in a Child Friendly Space, a warm and safe place with capacity for 40 people where children play and participate in play and educational activities while their mothers receive information and guidance.


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