Boys Welfare Home

Last updated: 
22/11/2017

 

The Boys Welfare Home was established in 1996. It is a social welfare establishment affiliated to the Ministry of Labour & Social Development. The Home takes care of children of unknown parents and whose age exceeds twelve years. The Home’s Board contributes to financing its services.

 

The Home Objectives:

  1. To provide living, social, medical, psychological, and recreational services for boys of unknown parents and which suit their needs and age group.
  2. To provide temporary accommodation suitable for those non-fostered boys until they complete their education and become able to depend on themselves.
  3. To train the boys on direct interaction with the society, build social relationship, and acquire experiences that benefit them in their future life and help them integrate in the society.
  4. To provide opportunities to continue education for those who finish their study, or guide them to join vocational training Centres according to their capabilities.
  5. To provide work opportunities for the boys to enable them to lead an independent life.

It aims to follow up children after graduating and being able to rely on themselves and adapt with the community through contributing to the graduate and aftercare program, which includes:

  1. Study the case of the graduate from all aspects and prepare a detailed report on him before graduation, while making sure that the prepared report is part of the identity papers of the graduate.
  2. Prepare a file of the graduation procedures including all information relating to the graduate when leaving the Home.
  3. Provide a separate, 3-year rent paid accommodation in a convenient location fit for residence and equipped with all the basic services ensuring a decent living. The graduate shall maintain all the contents of this place after the receipt thereof and shall be directly responsible for it.
  4. Provide permanent and stable job opportunities for the graduate, while taking into account the graduate’s abilities, preparedness and qualifications.
  5. Develop the preparation programs for children who are at the gates of graduation to help them adapt to the work environment and society, and cope with everyday problems and find appropriate solutions for them.
  6. Develop the driving skills of the case and provide him with the necessary assistance with respect to the issuance of a valid driver's license from the competent authority at the Ministry of the Interior.
  7. Provide moral support for the committed graduate during his stay in the independent housing. A financial support may be agreed upon with the graduate and according to his financial condition and for a period not to exceed the first year of his graduation from the Home.
  8. Provide financial aid from the Home’s account for the case who continues his study successfully in continuing education, and secondary and university levels until graduation. Such financial aid shall be withheld upon failure without a justification accepted by the Board.
  9. Open an account with a bank on behalf of the graduate in which funds allocated from the Royal Gesture are deposited, provided the spending process is monitored.
  10. Help the graduate in choosing a good wife upon his request and assist him in holding the wedding.
  11. Offer a financial grant by the Board from the Home’s account to the graduate in case he wishes to own a car, provided he submits all the necessary paperwork and obtains the Ministry’s approval.
  12. Allow the graduate to continue to live in the Home for another six months in case he does not get an independent job and a separate accommodation is to be prepared for him. He shall be deprived of such benefit in case he refuses to accept the job opportunity offered to him.
  13. Allow the graduate to continue to live in the Home for another six months in case he is continuing his successful study at the secondary and university stages. He shall be deprived of such benefit if he fails in any of these two stages without a justification acceptable to the Board.
  14. Provide food to the graduate under a ministerial decree.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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