BECAUSE CHILDREN BELONG IN FAMILIES! 

We EMPOWER vulnerable families to keep their kids at home and out of orphanages. We WORK to keep children out of orphanages in Uganda by providing other options to at-risk families.

WHERE WE WORK

Abide Family Center is located in Jinja, Uganda. This location was chosen because the Ugandan government recently estimated there are over 40,000 children living in institutional care in this East African country.

FROM THE BLOG

  • Let’s All Come to the Table

    Abide Family Center had the privilege of attending and leading a workshop at the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit this year. Every year I get to be at CAFO, I walk away encouraged by the great strides the orphan care movement is making. Every year I see more collaboration, more learning, more people talking about … Continue reading Let’s All Come to the Table Read More

  • We’re Hiring!

    Abide Family Center: Seeking an Executive Director Operating in Jinja, Uganda, Abide Family Center is a Christian faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on empowering vulnerable families to keep their children at home and out of orphanages. Abide Family Center comes alongside at-risk families in Uganda through programs including Case Management and Counseling, Small Business Development, Parenting Classes, Early … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Read More

  • Thank You Kelsey

    It is with regret that the Board of Directors of Abide Family Center announces the resignation of Kelsey Nielsen, co-founder and co-director of Abide. Ms. Nielsen returned to the United States in June 2015 to undertake a six-month sabbatical to attend to personal matters. During that time she felt called to evaluate the next phase in her social work … Continue reading Thank You Kelsey Read More

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