Sillamäe Society for Child Welfare

National Network

Viru str 22/1-11

+372 5560 2993
Telephone (other)
+372 3972 226
+372 631 1735
E-Mail (2)
Mobile Phone
+372 5341 7810
Mobile Phone (other)
+372 55550303
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Environment/Sustainable development
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Youth and education
General Information
Sillamäe Society for Child Welfare (SSCW) is a part of national organisation Estonian Union for Child Welfare ( the SSCW are 20 active members and more than 100 members participating not constantly in different projects and campaigns. The organisation is run by a 3-membered management and has an elected board of trustees. The budget consists from organisation’s own membership fees, state support, foundational support for project based activities, independent donations and other own resources. The budget in a year is approximately 100.000€. Organisation main programmes: 1. Children and youth welfare (Human rights and development of civil society). 2. Intercultural and Interregional Dialog 3. Integration in East Europe. 4. UN Millennium Development Goals achievement and supporting them 5. Social exclusion of young and adult people. 6. Policy development and participation in children and youth affairs SSCW main partners: Peace Child international, Estonian Youth Council, Local Governments, other local and regional NGOs.
Mission and Objectives

Sillamäe Society for Child Welfare empowers children to take responsibility for peace, human rights and the environment through education, leadership development and direct participation in the events that shape our world community.
Our organisation is against nationalism, discrimination and other issue what can provide antidemocratic processes. The SSCW is an organization with a long-term tradition and experience in the work for creating a safe environment and possibilities for full development of children with the participation and assistance of all members of the society.
For better fulfilment of its objectives SSCW undertakes activities in cooperation with public sector institutions, other NGO- s and other interested bodies.

Main Projects / Activities

For all history of SSCW we have done more than 46 projects around the county, country and also on the international level. The main projects were: „ Language schools „Sipsik, Vestlus”, ”Small Lady”, „Men`s games”, „Festival of Cultures”, “My Home – is My Future!” Art campuses, „History and researches” , „Health of big family”, „HELP ME”, „Telephone of Trust – Psychology help line”, „Debates campus”, „All different all equal”, World Youth Congress: 2005 Scotland, in Canada”, „Pay attention on the child”, “World Youth Forum 2006 Bucharest, “Faith in Europe”, ”1st and 2nd international meetings Water and Youth in Buenos –Aires 2007, Zaragoza 2008 ”, “European - African Youth Summit in Lisbon 2007”, “European Conference on the participation of young people with fewer opportunities.”, “Active Ida-Virumaa Citizen”, “Gender empowerment”, “Young active citizens in action”, “Deep 2 in Europe –youth exchange”, “Peace Child Alpha Omega international project – musical performances”.

Contact (1) Full Name
Vassili Golikov
Head of the organisation
Irina Golikova
Contact (2) Full Name
Taisi Valdlo