The purpose of this document is to assist policy makers, practitioners and other concerned individuals to transform systems of institutional care into those based on family and community support.
Hope and Homes for Children calls on all the stakeholders that play a role in developing, running, supporting or influencing national care systems to join forces in a collaborative action to eradicate institutional care once and for all.
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The paper discusses how institutional systems cumulate violations of children’s rights
This document presents key models used by Hope and Homes for Children (HHC) in Rwanda with regards to deinstitutionalisation and child protection system reform
Learn more about our ACTIVE Family Support intervention model, aimed at identifying and supporting children at risk of being separated from their parents and preventing their institutionalisation.
The paper examines available evidence on the typical reasons why children end up in institutions, and the consequences and costs of providing this type of care compared to other options.
This document provides the first in-depth explanation of how the relevant articles of the CRC should be applied to children in alternative care.
This report calls on key decision-makers to develop family and community based alternative care systems which will ensure that every child has the chance to thrive.
This document is to assist policy makers, practitioners and other concerned individuals to transform systems of institutional care into those based on family and community support.