Adoption, alternative care and child-care services

In this section, you can search for the website contents concerning the measures and actions for the protection of children living in vulnerable families, that are not able to provide them with the necessary care and support for their adequate psychological and physical support. In most of these cases, the child has been removed from their family of origin.

This topic includes adoption, international adoption, foster care and distance support.

You can also search for contents concerning the support to the families of origins of the removed children and the resulting  reconciliation path of parents and children, where applicable. In this section you can also find materials on child-care services and care leavers, namely young people who, after turning 18, must exit the child-care system, thus preparing to become independent.