Projects and programmes

  • A socially-oriented non-profit organization for temporary stay of orphans and those without parental care, as well as for junior members of families in need, including special children.
    Read more
  • The first NGO in Russia for children and adults with severe multiple developmental disorders.
    Read more
  • An inclusive orphanage for girls where, apart from ordinary ones, several girls with the Down syndrome are raised.
    Read more
  • The service provides multi-functional help (medical, psychological, social, spiritual) at homes of those whose children aged 0-18 suffer from diseases that restrict their day-to-day life or are life-threatening.
    Read more
  • The Recreation and Leisure Centre ‘Sun in the Palm’ for families with disabled children is active every summer in Sevastopol at Martha and Mary Convent Metochion. Several sessions for families with disabled children are run there so that they could have a proper rest.
    Read more
  • Our volunteers work with the most severe cases in the orphanage.
    Read more
  • The family-based care Centre at Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy aims at helping children without parents find a new family.
    Read more
  • The “Voskresenskoe’ Dacha is a spacious holiday home for parents and their children where they can rest far from the hustle and bustle of city life.
    Read more
  • It’s a comprehensive school which is attended by 200 students, 90% of which are those from multi-children families, and also orphans.
    Read more
  • St Elizabeth’s Kindergarten is a specialized organization for disabled children with cerebral palsy (CP). Here, the kids are treated with care by teachers, psychologists, speech therapists while their parents have a chance to rest and solve their problems.
    Read more
  • The project Children.pro is a testing ground for children with multiple disorders based in the Centres of Family Upbringing Assistance
    Read more
  • The Medical Centre ‘Miloserdie’ based in Martha and Mary Convent has been working since 2010 aiming to help and assist children with CP. It’s a joined project of the Convent and the ‘Miloserdie’ charity organization.
    Read more
  • The rest Centre is a twenty-four-hour place for seriously ill children. Here, our specialists provide those under our care with due social treatment while also helping their families. Parents have a good chance to have a proper rest while their children are taken good care of.
    Read more
  • The support group is for those in need. Depending on the kind of request, a seeker receives one-off help of medicine, diapers and the like or fundraising is announced through the website. Each and every request, before being granted, is carefully investigated.
    Read more
  • The website functions as a means of communication between those who need help and those who can provide one. The informational portal is updated daily and gives up-to-date information about ecclesiastical and secular charity.
    Read more
  • The Centre provides humanitarian aid to pregnant women and those with children in an emergency, and also those in need and multi-children families. The Centre accepts from benefactors and hands out women’s and children’s clothes, bed linen, disposable diapers, baby cosmetics, creams, shampoos, toys, etc to those in need.
    Read more
  • The service workers restore documents for the homeless, place them into care homes, contact their relatives, and send them back home. We help over 2,000 homeless people annually.
    Read more
  • The rescue shed is a low-threshold service centre for the homeless. It’s a frame tent where those without homes can warm themselves. There as well, one can find a mobile shower and a social worker’s station. Warm temperature is maintained with the help of heat guns.
    Read more
  • The Crisis Centre ‘Mum’s Home’ houses those who have nowhere else to go. Among them are pregnant women about to commit an abortion, mothers who have lost their jobs and any means for survival, young orphaned mothers who have nowhere to live.
    Read more
  • The service gives valid information about ecclesiastical and secular social help in Moscow, register requests from those in need and pass them on to a particular department. We get in the region of 2, 000 calls monthly.
    Read more
  • St Spiridon’s Almshouse is a place where old and seriously ill people are provided with professional care and good quality of life. Our highly-qualified sisters of charity feed those under their care, regularly give them their medication, and are also responsible for hygienic care of them. On top of that, they talk to the lonely and in need, which is of utmost importance as it helps them feel safe and protected.
    Read more
  • Our voluntary service has united those who regularly help the elderly, at their homes and in hospitals, the disabled, multi-children families, orphans in boarding schools, asylums and orphanages, and homeless. Apart from regular free-of-charge work, the volunteers talk to those under their care (as there’s always lack of verbal contact) and save those who might otherwise freeze in the streets of Moscow in Russian winters.
    Read more
  • Sisters of charity coupled with volunteers take good care of bedridden patients in grave health conditions in six divisions of the First City Hospital: two Neurological Departments, a Neurosurgery, a Medical Ward, and two Casualty ones.
    Read more
  • The ALS Moscow Support Centre operates and is based in the Central Clinical Hospital named after St Alexey. We help those with ALS and their relatives, both medically and socially.
    Read more
  • The caregivers’ Service consists of more than 60 sisters of charity. Those who’re under their care are people who require attention for many hours and, at times, round the clock. They’re ill and lonely elderly people, those who have progressing diseases, patients after grave traumas.
    Read more
  • Our sisters of charity take good care of disabled adults.
    Read more
  • Palliative care service for those with HIV consists of sisters of charity and volunteers who look after patients in the Moscow Infectious Diseases Hospital ¹2. The majority of those who are HIV and AIDS in-patients are young people aged about 30.
    Read more
  • The charity programme “Return’ aims at prevention of homelessness and social rehabilitation of those who are under care of the Support Centre for the Homeless. The programme’s main objective is to help people without their own home or relatives’ support come back to normal life.
    Read more