On February 25 I took place meeting of board of service for children of the Nikolaev regional state administration, reports a press - service Nikolaev YEAH.
The main issue of the agenda - results of activity of system of services for children of the Nikolaev area in 2008 and tasks for 2009.
2008 was declared by the decree of the President of Ukraine year of national adoption.
In the Nikolaev area the paramount attention was paid to this question. As result - in area 97 orphans of children and the children deprived of parental guardianship (for comparison - their 2007 was 75) are adopted.
Thus, the general growth of level of adoption by 29% was reached.
Adoption by citizens of Ukraine grew with 34 to 49 children (for 44%), and foreign citizens - with 41 to 48 (for 17%).
Indicators of national adoption are only 1 child more, than indicators of foreign adoption, nevertheless, as a result of considerable efforts the area passed from structure of areas where interstate adoption, in structure of areas where national adoption prevails prevailed.
The most widespread form of family education of orphans and the children deprived of parental care, guardianship is. For 2008 under guardianship 636 children that is 3% more, than in 2007 (was 616) are told.
Form of family education rather new to area are orphanages of family type and foster homes.
As of 20.02.09 in area 11 orphanages of family type in which 74 children, and 97 foster homes in which are brought up 180 orphans and the children deprived of parental guardianship are brought up already work. In total in orphanages of family type and foster homes 254 children of the corresponding category are already brought up.
For two months in 2009 8 foster homes in which are arranged 14 orphans and the children deprived of parental guardianship are already established. 6 children are arranged in orphanages of family type which already functioned in area.
On November 27, 2008 the delegation of the Nikolaev area participated in the All-Ukrainian Forum of adoptive parents. At the Forum mother - the teacher of orphanage of family type to Comyn Natalya Vasilyevna was awarded the order by Princesses Olga of 3 degrees.
In the end of the year one more noticeable event - 8 HIV - the infected children took place - orphans were transferred under guardianship to a family of the Hero of Ukraine, the prior Svyato - Voznesensky of Mikhail Zhar's man's monastery. It is the first case of transfer under HIV guardianship - the infected children.
Summing up the results, Evgeny Parmonov noted that preservation of the acquired achievements and the subsequent development of system of child protection in area has to become the main task in 2009.