Pillar 1: Family Preservation and Empowerment
Our primary mission is to empower Sierra Leonean families through CFPS to keep their
children together and avoid separation. We provide tailored support and resources to
strengthen family bonds and help them overcome challenges within the unique context of
Pillar 2: Prevention of Child Separation
We proactively identify Sierra Leonean families at risk of separation and intervene to prevent
it, ensuring that children remain within the loving embrace of their families.
Pillar 3: Family Reunification and Reintegration
When separation has occurred, CFPS works to reunite children with their families as soon as
it's safe, providing the necessary support and services for a smooth transition within the
cultural and social fabric of Sierra Leone.
Pillar 4: Sustainable Family Empowerment
Our approach empowers families with the skills and resources needed for sustainable self-
sufficiency, resilience, and the ability to care for their children within the unique challenges of
Pillar 5: Advocacy for Family-Based Care
We advocate for policies and practices that prioritise family-based care for all children,
making it the standard practice and ensuring children can thrive within their families.
Pillar 6: Holistic Family Support
We provide counselling, material and financial support, education, and training to families,
helping them overcome challenges and build stronger bonds within the cultural context of
Pillar 7: Community Engagement and Awareness
We engage with local communities to raise awareness about the importance of family
preservation and preventing child separation, fostering a sense of communal responsibility
within the cultural landscape.
Pillar 8: Strengthening Communities
We believe in the strength of communities and empower them to care for their own, building
a network of resilient and supportive communities while respecting the traditions and values of Sierra Leone.