Programs and Services
Guided by its vision, the Children’s Joy Foundation, Inc. undertakes two major programs and services to fulfill its mission and to attain its goals. These are the residential care and community-based programs.
The CHILDREN’S JOY FOUNDATION, INC. operates seven (7) residential care facilities for the neglected, abandoned, and orphaned children in the Philippines. With an aim of reintegrating the children under its care to their families and communities, the foundation shall apply integral approach in dealing with them. This approach may include activities such as:
The Foundation values the importance of education as one of the vital needs to develop the children’s capacity to become productive citizens of the country. Hence, school-age children are sent to academic institutions.
2) Spiritual Enrichment
Spiritual enrichment is an important intervention to train a child to become a God fearing person. The Center shall design activities that will help the child know and establish a spiritual relationship with his Crreator.
3) Values education and Counseling
The values education and counseling will be incorporated in every activity through formal and non-formal methods.
4) Health Care
Health is wealth. Every child under the care of the Foundation will be afforded with the necessary medical and dental support. This also includes the provision of nutritious food, training on proper hygiene, and conduct of physical activities to ensure the overall health and well-being of every child.
5) Technical and livelihood skills training
The center shall provide services for technical and livelihood skills training designed to equip the child with necessary skills for his future survival.
6) Physical Development, Music and Sports.
Activities that will hone the talents and skills of a child in music, sports, and other fields necessary for the total development of a child are also initiated and/or supported by the Foundation.
COMMUNITY-BASED SUPPORT PROGRAM
CJFI provides Community-Based Support Programs to empower children and enable their families to build on their own strengths and capacities to live better lives. While these programs come in different forms, they have a common goal of increasing the level of family stability in terms of children’s health, education, and other initiatives that will reduce their dependence on child protection services in the process.
CJFI and its stakeholders including the children beneficiaries and their families work together based on equality, respect and accountability. The families’ cultural and racial identities are put into consideration in the implementation of the program.
The following are CJFI’s programs and services for communities:
- Disaster Response Program
- Relief and Feeding
- Psychosocial activities
- Recovery Program
- Capacity Building
- Livelihood Program
- Psychosocial Program
- Scholarship Program
- Feeding and Clothing Program