Our therapy centres offer parents a lifeline of fresh hope for their children's future    

Our residential training centres give young adults the skills they need for lifelong employment        

Our community homes help damaged and disabled young people reach their full potential      

Our education and social support programmes provide lasting solutions to rural deprivation          

Our small family homes offer traumatised and vulnerable children security and love  

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Introducing FARA

FARA provides a loving family life for some of Romania's most vulnerable and neglected children. Based in Bucharest and two northern regions we provide:

small family homes for vulnerable and neglected children

• community homes for damaged and intellectually disabled young adults

therapy centres for children with special needs

community-based education and social support programmes

residential training for young adults.

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Our Vision and Mission

Our vision is of a world in which all children and young people, whatever their social status, ethnicity or religion, grow up with freedom and dignity in a loving, protective environment, experiencing fulfilled lives whatever their ability, built on a foundation of Christian values.

Our mission is to transform the lives of children and young people in our care, providing a loving family, healing of past traumas, special needs education, training for employment, and education to tackle poverty in some of the poorest rural communities.

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Each life saved is a miracle, for these are children who were lost, as if they never existed.

Latest News

  • Some very British visitors

    Posted Jun 11, 2017 by faranews

    Last weekend our children and young people in Bucharest welcomed some very unusual guests: two British officers from the Grenadier Guards regiment, who were visiting the British Embassy.

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  • Sweet wisdom for Emmanuel children

    Posted May 28, 2017 by faranews

    Children at the Emmanuel Centre have just had a very sweet time! They have enjoyed a visit from nutritionist and dietician Daniela Bălănucă who told them all about chocolate.

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  • Bikes bring joy at St Nicholas

    Posted May 21, 2017 by faranews

    The children of St. Nicholas Family Home in Suceava saw a dream come true last weekend. Each received the gift of a bicycle from JCI Suceava (part of the international Junior Chamber movement) at their annual ‘Bizz Bike - Business Bicycle’ event.

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