Aġenzija Appoġġ as the National Agency for children, families and the community, safeguards and promotes the well-being of these persons through the development and provision of psycho-social welfare services. The Agency comprises over 30 services. Some services include:
– Support and work with families and/or individuals at risk of poverty and social exclusion to empower them to attain the best quality of life;
– Protect and support children and young persons who are being abused and/or are at risk of abuse;
– Provide permanent alternative family based care when re-integration is not possible;
– Empower and support families in their needs, with particular emphasis on their parenting role, so as to promote a healthy living environment for children and families;
– Network with stakeholders involved in supporting vulnerable children, families and communities to create a continuum of services to maximise an active participation of service users in society;
– Promote and implement a zero tolerance to domestic violence and all other forms of abuse, violence and/or exploitation;
– Raise awareness on various social issues in particular those addressed by the Agency’s services;