Children in Distress

Children in Distress's mission is to offer love and care to the children of Eastern Europe who suffer HIV AIDS and other incurable or terminal illness. The charity operates through a partner organisation Copii in Dificulate in the running of three hospices and children's centres. St. Andrew's , St. Laurence's . St. Margaret's and a sheltered holiday centre St.Christopher's. Each centre has an number of associated community based projects including the National Autism Centre in Bucharest. The charity also supports the charitable work of two other foundations in Romania and works in close association with the Children Protection Department and the Romanian Orthodox Church. The Charity also operates a child development centre in Vidin in Bulgaria.Our aim is to establish and share through centres of excellence best child care practices with the professional care staff in Romania and Bulgaria. We work through out Eastern Europe but specifically Romania and Bulgaria. In Scotland , we do most of our administration.

Member Type

Organisational member, D

Areas of Interest

  • Children and young people

Operational Areas

  • Bulgaria
  • Romania


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