Vision

Our vision is to create a safe and happy childhood for every Nigerian child - free from sexual abuse and with easy access to care, information, protection and emergency intervention.

Mission

To prevent child sexual abuse through community empowerment and support.

Our mission is -

1.  To protect children aged 0-18 years old from sexual abuse.

2. To provide a free 24-hour helpline for children experiencing sexual abuse or who are at risk.

3. To provide children who have suffered abuse with the support and counselling to restore their childhood.

4. To empower people to prevent child sexual abuse by creating awareness of and the dangers of the sexual exploitation of children, and by providing education on how to prevent it.

5. To save children from imminent abuse, and to prevent the abuse of children-at-risk

6.  To work with family, community, government and supporters towards the shared goal of protecting children from abuse, neglect, maltreatment and abduction.

7.  To strengthen existing support structures and services, so that children are kept free from harm.

8.  To advocate for the establishment of necessary legal or other protection and support, and to ensure that these essential resources are available to children.

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Our Values

Caring:  The welfare of a child or young person will always be paramount; at CYF we are Safe, Caring and Attentive Adults.

Respect: The welfare of families will be promoted, the rights, wishes and feelings of children, young people and their families will be respected and listened to.

Best Interest of the Child:  The people in positions of responsibility within CYF work in accordance with the interests of children and young people and follow organizational policies.

Equal opportunities: The people in positions of responsibility within CYF will ensure that the same opportunities are available to the children we serve and that all differences between individuals will be treated with respect.

Partnership is at the core of our service delivery; we seek to collaborate across the stakeholder matrix of government, civil society and community to ensure that children are provided with the support they need.

Accountability: We work with resolve, ensuring optimal use of our resources, and we are empowered to be action oriented.