Our therapy centres offer parents a lifeline of fresh hope for their children's future    

Our residential training centres give young adults the skills they need for lifelong employment        

Our community homes help damaged and disabled young people reach their full potential    

Our education and social support programmes provide lasting solutions to rural deprivation          

Our small family homes offer traumatised and vulnerable children security and love  

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Introducing FARA

FARA provides a loving family life for some of Romania's most vulnerable and neglected children. Based in Bucharest and two northern regions we provide:

small family homes for vulnerable and neglected children

• community homes for damaged and intellectually disabled young adults

therapy centres for children with special needs

community-based education and social support programmes

residential training for young adults.

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Our Vision and Mission

Our vision is of a world in which all children and young people, whatever their social status, ethnicity or religion, grow up with freedom and dignity in a loving, protective environment, experiencing fulfilled lives whatever their ability, built on a foundation of Christian values.

Our mission is to transform the lives of children and young people in our care, providing a loving family, healing of past traumas, special needs education, training for employment, and education to tackle poverty in some of the poorest rural communities.

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Each life saved is a miracle, for these are children who were lost, as if they never existed.

Latest News

  • Bucharest reception celebrates FARA

    Posted Sep 28, 2016 by fara-news

    Paul Brummell, British Ambassador to Romania, recently hosted a reception in Bucharest to mark FARA’s 25th Anniversary. Those present at the event included directors and representatives of large companies in Romania.

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  • Telegraph features FARA Charity

    Posted Sep 02, 2016 by fara-news

    The Sunday Telegraph recently featured an interview with FARA's Chairman Jane Nicholson.

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  • A letter from Dominica

    Posted Aug 29, 2016 by fara-news

    As a resident at St Nicholas Family Home, Dominica was one of the first children to be cared for by FARA. When she grew up she moved into sheltered housing at St Mary’s Community Home. Recently she got married, and she wanted to share her sentiments in a short letter.

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