Child Welfare League of China

China Welfare League of China (CWLC) is a division of China Association of Social Work, formally known as Committee of Assisting Orphans and Handicapped Children of China Association of Social Work, was registered in the Ministry of Civil Affairs in October 2003. It a non-profit social group which is made up of one of the largest network of needy children and children welfare homes and connecting them with organizations and individuals that care and support needy children’s welfare.

According to committee’s principle of “Giving Home, Health and Home” to the needy children, the committee executes strategies, policies, laws and regulations related to the welfare of needy and vulnerable children. The committee also organizes and coordinates professional theories and methods to help these children to overcome problems and difficulties in live. In addition, the committee helps improves formal practices of children social work and socialization of social welfare and also to help implant the idea of children’s welfare and continue to contribute the children welfare services industry.


The tasks of the committee include:

1.      Providing medical aid program, foster care program, education aid program (including professional training and psychological education), donations in kind and sponsorship programs for the children in need to improve their health and living conditions

2.      Providing professional services for the children welfare institution whereby the committee is responsible for providing professional communication, research support to the children welfare institutions and provide feedback on the needs of the welfare institution staff. The committee provides necessary service and training and guidance to promote the development of the children welfare institutions.

3. Integrate social resources for child welfare, receiving relief and donation from all aspects of the society, promoting volunteer service, raising funds on the internet, assisting and cooperating with organizations from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan region and other countries to help Chinese vulnerable children.

4. Promote domestic adoption to help the orphans to find a home and parent’s love.

5. Conduct survey and research on children's welfare to provide reference data to public and government.

6. Receive different tasks from the government to care for China’s vulnerable children.

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