A Foster Home for children in difficulty
Lawrence House Children of Hope
We offer a variety of programmes to address all beneficiaries’ needs, both from a therapeutic and developmental perspective
Lawrence House is a child and youth care centre registered with the Department of Social Development. The house is based in Woodstock and can accommodate up to 25 children and youth. We specialise in the care and protection of unaccompanied foreign minors and refugee children, as well as of children who have experienced trauma.
- Provide basic care and protection to children in need, including accommodation, meals, education (mainstream and special needs) and health care,
- Provide the necessary needs-directed therapeutic and developmental services, ensuring that the children are equipped and supported to cope with the challenges they face and are assisted to achieve their full potential
- Promote family reunification, where possible and appropriate, and to work towards the reintegration of children into the community.
Wanna be involved as Volunteer?
Lawrence House needs the support of many to run its programmes and activities and to best responds to everybody’s needs. We are in regular need of tutors, mentors, child and youth care worker interns, host families and cooking volunteers. Or if you have a special skill you believe can benefit the children and youth at Lawrence House – contact us!
Lawrence House aims at providing a safe and caring environment where children and youth displaying psychological, emotional and behavioural challenges can embark on journeys of healing and recovery as to become young people equipped with the necessary skills and competencies to manage themselves and to successfully reintegrate in society.