SOS Children

SOS Children

Charity information

SOS Children

Since 1949 SOS Children has been working to ensure that children who have lost their parents through conflict, famine, natural disaster, disease and poverty - can enjoy a family life.

Founded 1949

  • Mission statement

    Since 1949 SOS Children has been working to ensure that children who have lost their parents through conflict, famine, natural disaster, disease and poverty - can enjoy a family life.

    Where possible, this is done by working to prevent family break up, but in addition over 78,000 orphaned or abandoned children are cared for by SOS mothers in clusters of family homes in our unique Children's Villages, in 124 countries around the world.

    SOS Children's outreach support includes education, vocational training, medical care and community development programmes.

  • Aims

    SOS Children aims to:

    • Provide a loving home for orphaned and abandoned children. Around the world SOS mothers care for children in our unique Children's Villages.
    • Prevent child abandonment through supporting vulnerable families and parents.
    • Provide a quality education and healthcare for communities.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1949

    Registered Charity Number: 1069204

    Volunteers: 100

    Phone number: 01223 365589

    Address: SOS Children Terrington House 13- 15 Hills Road Cambridge CB2 1NL

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