The project aims to present a service that provides temporary care for children and adolescents from Benevides away from family living by means of protective shelter (ECA, Art. 101 law 8.069 / 90), due to abandonment or whose families or guardians are temporarily unable to fulfill their duties of care and protection, until the return to socializing with the family of origin or substitute is possible.
The project aims to create a welcome space, as in the city of Benevides violence against children has been growing every day and according to data from the tutelary council in 2018 854 cases of violence were recorded. These violations are classified as: sexual abuse and exploitation, physical violence, psychological and neglect, child labor and threats. The cases occur at the victim's house or by people who live with them and in Brazil 40 cases are registered every day.
The project aims at the Special Social Protection aims to assist in institutional care system children of both sexes, aged 0 to 18 years, residents of Benevides / PA, victims of neglect, sexual abuse, domestic and / or psychological violence, that are removed from family life until justice decides the best protection measure, among others. The service also assists the host family members for possible family reintegration.
In the long term, the project aims to minimize the emotional and psychological damage caused to children and adolescents by the very condition generated by the institutionalization and to avoid revictimization. And to ensure that the right to family life is guaranteed, and with it a decent living condition for these children and adolescents, it is necessary to work to return these children to the home and not being possible to a substitute family according to the law. 8.069 / 90 ECA.