SOS Children's Villages International, based in Innsbruck (Austria) consists of 118 national SOS Children's Villages associations. As members of the federation, each SOS Children's Villages association is committed to applying the federation's statutes, standards for quality child care, and financial and administrative practices. 

Areas of Intervention

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • Children without or at risk of losing parental care
  • Vulnerable families
  • Children’s rights
  • Child protection
  • Safeguarding
  • Child and youth participation
  • Youth employability
  • Education
  • Emergency relief/ response

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Providing alternative care
  • Working with children, families, communities and states to prevent family breakdown
  • Transformation of care models
  • Family strengthening (case management)
  • Care quality
  • Capacity building and training of child and youth care professional
  • Research and development
  • Child protection / Safeguarding
  • Advocacy