Contacts
Address

Sveti Nikola

P.O.Box 104, Varna 9010

Bulgaria

Telephone:

+359 52 302518

Who we are

“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”.

Vision

Karin Dom is committed to seeing a better quality of life and equal opportunities for people with disabilities in Bulgaria.

Mission

To support the social inclusion of children with special needs and their families through professional services, advocacy, and raising public awareness.

Objectives

  • To provide high quality services to children with special needs and their families in order to prevent children from being abandoned in institutions and support the successful social integration of children and their families.
  • To disseminate our good practices by providing trainings and consultations to parents and professionals working with children with special needs from Bulgaria, while adhering to international standards.
  • Work for advocacy and policy changes for children at local, regional and state level.
  • Promoting volunteerism and social engagement between the young people in the country.

Management

The governing body is a Management Board with Honorary Member Mr. Ivan Stancioff.

Funding

The Friends of Karin Dom Association is financed mainly by donations, projects and programs, with national delegated activities and municipal delegated activities.

Annual Bulletins

Annual Bulletin 2016

Annual Bulletin 2015

Annual Bulletin 2014

Annual Bulletin 2013

Annual Bulletin 2012