Organization: Community to Children
Project: Preventing Abandonment of Infants
Location: Moscow, Russia
Target group: Families at risk, Children in alternative care
The aim of the project is to provide crisis support to mothers and their babies in order to prevent abandonment and to improve coordination of assistance to migrant mothers. Community to Children works with Moscow authorities to assist with the development of a new residential center for young mothers. For migrant mothers and children the project will organize focus groups to analyze their specific problems, information material about their rights will be developed and disseminated among migrant mothers and awareness raising activities about the rights and needs of migrant mothers and their children will be organized for child protection agencies.