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Helpful information

Child holding a globeIf you're a journalist wanting to find out more about SOS Children's Villages, like to visit Charity Facts or About our Charity.

You may also like to visit one of our topic-related microsites. These sites cover:

If your enquiry is more specific, please get in contact with us.

SOS Children downloads:

SOS Children and You: A simple introduction to the work of SOS Children's Villages.

SOS Child Stories: A collection of stories from children who have benefited from SOS Children's Villages' projects.

SOS Children logo, terms & conditions

You are welcome to use the SOS Children's Villages logo, but we do ask you to ensure the correct branding is used without alteration and that you use our brand solely in connection with the charity.

If you would like to use one of our logos, please email us at

Photos and videos 

To view press-ready photographs and video, visit our Photos, Videos and Editorial section.

Helpful downloads

The child at risk (2015)

This report looks at the child at risk, who they are, where they live and what puts them at risk.

Ending violence against children in alternative care (2014)

This report, produced in partnership with the University of Bedfordshire, looks the challenging problem of violence and abuse against children in alternative care and makes recommendations aimed at bringing about positive change.

Strong communities for strong families (2014)

This report looks at how strong social networks support children and their families in sub-Saharan Africa.

Strong families, strong children (2010)

This publication covers different angles of how children and their families experience poverty and identifies ways out of poverty and how SOS Children's Villages contributes to breaking the cycle of poverty.

Child Rights Situation Analysis (2006)

Did you know that 144 million children around the world live without parental care? Rights-based situational analysis of children without parental care and at risk of losing their parental care.

Supporting Family & Community Strengthening to Prevent Child Abandonment (2005)

Recommendations by SOS Children's Villages.

Tracking Footprints (2004)

Outcome report on an international, long-term research project, designed to investigate the experiences of people who have lived in SOS Children's Villages.

Keep in contact with us

Our monthly email newletter

Our monthly email newsletter provides updates on our work around the world. Each issue contains compelling stories featuring the children and families we support through disaster response, child sponsorship and our Family Strengthening Programmes. Subscribe today to begin receiving our email newsletter.

Family Matters Magazine

Family Matters, our bi-annual magazine, provides more in-depth coverage of our work in 125 countries. Each issue focuses on a specific area of our work and keeps donors informed of how their money is being used around the world. Subscribe today. You can also read Family Matters online.

To find out more

To find out more, get in contact by emailing press@soschildren.org or calling 01223 365 589.