Solnishko Baby Orphanage in Zaporizhia

The Zaporozhye Baby’s home “Solnishko” is more than half of century old. 280 children live here.

In the orphanage there are qualified doctors, nurses, the teachers, caregivers and many others.



The orphanage is a complex establishment who has their own physiotherapeutic complex, diagnostic laboratory, massage room, sporting and musical halls, two laundries, game and sport grounds and bedrooms.



For treatment and education of children the newest medical and pedagogical techniques, complex rehabilitation programs are used.



According to the law of Ukraine, together with National Adoption Center in Kiev, with education authorities, boards of trustees and judicial authorities the orphanage conducts work on adoption of children and social rehabilitation.



1. What is the age of children?

From birth to 7 years.

2. What conditions do the children have?

The children have conditions such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Autism, Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy, limb difference and more.

3. Are all the children legal orphans?

No, not all. 10-15% have legal parents, who are unable to take care to their children. Some of those parents get children back home in the long run.

Chief doctor (director): Elena Veniaminovna Lebedeva

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