HOW DO WE
ASSIST A CHILD?
We write and follow a unique individual
development plan for each child. A team of
professionals work together to reach specific
objectives for that child. This team consists of
the Child Care Worker (a qualified professional
who cares for the child like a parent), a Social
Worker, the Child Care Manager, the Educational
that a child has issues that could be best
addressed by outside professionals, we take
him/her to experts such as psychologists,
psychiatrists, occupational therapists, speech
therapists, physiotherapists and other medical
experts. Abraham Krielís Social- and Child Care
workers provide therapeutic services to the
It is the
responsibility of an external social worker
(usually the worker who did the initial
placement) to provide services to the parents or
family members and to oversee the possibility of
reunification of parents and children.
In the 61 years of our existence, our children
have never done as well at school as they
currently do. Unlike other children's homes, we
have a fully functioning education department
under the leadership of an qualified school principal
and the results are astounding.
Our Child Care
Workers are assisted by volunteer teachers and
students to help children with a backlog, and eventually excel at their
While not every child at Abraham Kriel can
become a lawyer, doctor or pharmacist, everyone
can play a significant part in society. We
encourage our children to participate in our
vegetable garden, welding, woodwork, bead making
as well as general handyman work projects.
with journalism and photography projects, teach
our kids the necessary skills to aid them in
finding jobs and succeed as adults.