“Friends of Karin Dom” Association is a non-profit organization, which continues the activity of the Karin Dom Foundation founded in 1996 by hereditary diplomat and philanthropist Ivan Stancioff.
20 years after its establishment Karin Dom is an organization with a leading role in providing professional services for children with special needs and their families. Over the years, Karin Dom develops and grows as a therapeutic center for children with special needs, which employs highly qualified specialists: physiotherapists, rehabilitators, speech therapists, psychologists, special teachers, social workers.
The main activities are realized by: Center for providing services for children with special needs and their families (for children aged 3-8), Center for Early Intervention (for children aged 0-3) and by a Resource and training center (qualified training for organizations and professionals). Karin Dom annually supports over 300 children and families and trains over 1200 specialists.
At the beginning of 2017 Karin Dom Foundation decided to continue its activity as a Public Benefit Association “Friends of Karin Dom”.
Karin Dom is committed to seeing a better quality of life and equal opportunities for people with disabilities in Bulgaria.
To support the social inclusion of children with special needs and their families through professional services, advocacy, and raising public awareness.
The governing body is a Management Board with Honorary Member Mr. Ivan Stancioff.
The Friends of Karin Dom Association is financed mainly by donations, projects and programs, with national delegated activities and municipal delegated activities.