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Ten Ways Every Christian Can Care for Orphans

130 million orphans and waiting children. Yes, it's a BIG number. And it can be difficult to know how one person can make a dent in a reality so daunting. However, one...

Launching an Orphans Ministry in Your Church: Paperback w/ DVD

Do you ever wish your church could have a ministry to orphans, but you don’t know how to start? With this easy step-by-step guide, you are given the principles and practical...

When Helping Hurts - Book and Webinar

Churches and individual Christians typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in strategies that do considerable harm to poor people as well as...

God's Heart for the Orphan Bible Study

This Bible Study by Rick and Kay Warren can be used in your small group to teach members about God's heart for the orphan and to open their eyes to ways they can get...

Adoption and Orphan Care Resource Kit

Your guide to making a difference in the life of a waiting child
As Christians, we have a clear command to care fororphans. While not every family is called to adopt, wecan all make a difference in the life of a child—andFocus...

Filling Your Bucket

Grab a cup of coffee and your bible and take some time to be encouraged by Greg Haswell, senior pastor atNorthlands Church in Atlanta. What he shares is key for us adoptive...

Becoming Home

Adoption, Foster Care, and Mentoring -- Living Out God's Heart for Orphan
GOD'S CALL TO CARE FOR THE ORPHAN IS FOR ALL OF US. Becoming Home is for anyone who has wrestled with how to address the orphan crisis. Caring for orphans makes grace...

World Without Orphans: Roles for Churches

The purpose of this short booklet is to stimulate discussion among churches, their members, and their communities about various potential roles, related to child welfare practice,...

Street Children: A Guide to Effective Ministry

This handbook is uniquely designed to train workers among street children. Examples are given from every continent and many cities that reveal the nature and extent of this...

Changing Mindsets and Practice

Written by Rebecca Nhep
This tool was designed to help those seeking to assist Christian faith-based actors involved in long-term residential care programs make the transition from institutional to...

From Faith to Action Research Series

Evidence supporting the importance of family care for vulnerable children
This three-part research series highlights key research and global evidence supporting the importance of family care for orphans and vulnerable children. The series covers research...

Vision for a World Without Orphans - Booklet

World Without Orphans is a movement of Christians from around the globe working together towards the vision of a world without orphans. Learn how you can join with believers...

Ethical Volunteering with Vulnerable Children

How volunteers and visitors can best support vulnerable children
The plight of vulnerable children in the developing world is challenging and moving and stirs many good-hearted people to seek opportunities to volunteer within programs that...

Kinnected FAQ

ACCI Relief firmly believes that the best place for children to grow, develop and thrive is in a family. We believe that this is God’s design and the natural social...

Adoption and Fostering Guide for Churches

A booklet by Home for Good
With newspaper headlines frequently declaring that there aremore children than ever in the care system, and with high-profilestories of children who have suffered abuse or...

Adoption Theology

Adoption, justification and the hospitality of God
In February 2015,Home for Good, together with St Mellitus and the Evangelical Alliance, hosted a theological conference with input from leading ethicists, theologians and biblical...

Child Status Index Made Easy

Introduction booklet
The Child Status Index (CSI) is very easy to use. You don’t have to be a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) expert to use it. If you do home visits and talk to children...

Australian National Standards for Out of Home Care

‘All governments and the non-government sector are committed to making sure that vulnerable children are lookedafter and cared for in a safe and supportive environment...

Collecting PEPFAR Essential Survey Indicators

A Supplement to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children Survey Tools
This document was prepared by MEASURE Evaluation at the request of the PEPFAR OVC TechnicalWorking Group and reflects a legislative mandate to monitor and evaluate PEPFAR-funded...

Family Interview Guide

A Guide for Foster Care and Adoption Assessors
This guide will provide sample questions to help you conduct your interviews with prospective adoptive parents and foster caregivers. It is also appropriate to use in assessing...

From Faith to Action: Journeys of Faith Study Series

A great way to engage and learn about orphan care together
The Journeys of Faith Study Series provides small groups and individuals with resources and tools that build on the content ofFrom Faith to Actionto highlight strategies,...

From Faith to Action: Introductory Resources

The Faith to Action Initiative provides free and downloadable resources and study guide materials for churches, faith-based organizations, and individuals seeking to respond...

What Can You Do to Protect Children in Short-Term Missions?

Start by downloading the Child Protection in Short-Term Missions Manual and Toolkitand use it as a guide to ensure your organisation or church’s STM program is ethical and...

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies to End Violence Against Children

Initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with 8 other global agencies, INSPIRE builds on the best of THRIVES: Core Strategies to Prevent Violence...

Think Orphan podcasts

The Think Orphan podcast is hosted by Kelly Stewart, Social Worker and adoptive mom, and Philip Darke, President of Providence World and co-author ofIn Pursuit of Orphan...

Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration

Leading aid and development agencies have come together for the first time to create new Guidelines onthe Reintegration of Children.The Guidelines call for greater investment...

Exploring the Continuum of Care

Interactive graphic depicts an overview of the different types of care
Today the Faith to Action Initiative launched a new resource on thecontinuum of carefor children. This web-based tool will help you explore a range of care options for children...

Transitioning to Family Care for Children Tool Kit

The Tool Kit allows users to access over 200 resources organized by specific topics within the transitioning care process, including practical tools, evidence-based research,...
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