What We Do

SOS Children’s Villages builds loving, stable families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 135 countries, including the United States.

Prevention

Strengthening families and communities.

Long-Term Care

Belonging to a family means growing up feeling safe to be yourself and to dream freely about your future. It also means having all-around emotional and social support so you can chase those dreams.

Empowerment

Setting young adults up for success.

Advocacy

Advocating for children’s rights, voices and lives.

Our Comprehensive Approach

We are the largest nongovernmental organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children, with 70 years of expertise.

Our comprehensive approach – preventing child abandonment, offering long-term care for children in need and empowering young people with the resources to reach their full potential – transforms the lives of millions of children and families worldwide each year.

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Because of SOS Children’s Villages, children are getting the care and support they need to shape their own futures. But we can’t do it alone.

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