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“Hope For Children”: A total of 257 unaccompanied children have been accommodated in recent years by the “House of Hope”

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A total of 257 unaccompanied children have been accommodated in recent years by the “House of Hope” operated by “Hope For Children” – From 2019

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The “House of Hope”, the shelter for hosting unaccompanied childrenwhich are under the guardianship of the Director of Social Welfare Services, the humanitarian organization “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center (HFC) operates providing rehabilitation, integration and sustainable solution services.

As mentioned, the establishment of the children's roof was made with the approval and continuous cooperation of the Social Welfare Services and the Deputy Ministry of Welfare, and is co-financed by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund of the European Funds Unit (90%) and by the Republic of Cyprus (10%). Within the framework of the project and during its implementation period for the years 2019-2022, a total of 257 unaccompanied children have been accommodated and received services.

Since 2019, the “House of Hope” has hosted a total of 157 new child admissions, 62 admissions for 2020, 62 admissions in 2021 and < strong>33 until the end of the project in September 2022. During the 34 months, the children accommodated there received services of psychosocial support and legal guidance, while in the context of integration efforts, the Organization provided educational activities to such as Greek, English, Music, Cooking and Physical Education courses. In addition, the children attended a series of workshops by HFC's specialized staff, as well as by external partners. finding work and housing outside the children's shelter, as well as providing workshops for the development of social skills and empowerment.

Source: cyprustimes.com

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