Children's Shelter of Cebu, Inc. (CSC)
Cebu Children of Hope School Foundation (CHS)
Community: Child and Youth Welfare; Tutoring: Elementary; Community: General Welfare Assistance; Medical: Physical Therapists, Nutritionists, Speech Therapists, Physicians, Psychiatrists, Nursing; Music & Dance:General; Visual Arts: Drawing; Other Arts & Crafts: General
CSC is dedicated to demonstrating the love of Christ to homeless, neglected, and impoverished Filipino children and their families by ministering to their physical, spiritual and emotional needs. We meet those needs by providing appropriate services as God provides the means, utilizing human and financial resources in the most effective manner. CHS provides inclusive, multi-age, K-6 education to the children served by CSC.
Comprehensive residential care including health care, spiritual and pyschological counseling, nutrition, education, and pre-adoptive services.
Banawa, Cebu City. CSC and CHS are located in close proximity to each other in Banawa, Cebu City.
Management & Staff:
CSC and CHS employ about 80 full time employees.
CSC has been providing temporary residential care and pre-adoptive services to children, 0-14 years old, since 1979. 735 children have been cared for and 450 have been adopted through the DSWD's adoption program. CSC currently cares for approximately 80 children.
Volunteers are accepted on a case-to-case basis depending on the needs of the shelter and the school.
Long term nursing care (1 year or more - RN only)
Educational tutoring (licensed teachers or practicumers only)
Long term physical and occupational therapy (six months or more - licensed PT or OT only)
Summer day camps (sports, art, music, etc.)
New toys (educational, playground, sports, etc.)
Cloth diapers and plastic pants
Rice (good quality only)
Multi-vitamins (non-expired drops and tablets)
Broad spectrum antibiotics (non-expired)
Plants and flowers
Yard maintenance equipment
Quality building materials of all types (for upcoming construction project) such as cement, hollow blocks, steel
Bars, angle iron, sand, gravel, roofing, paint, coco lumber, nails, tiles, plywood, lighting and electrical fixtures,
Heavy equipment, jalousies, etc.
Bond paper reams (copy paper quality)
Bus transportation (for school field trips)
New clothing, all types (modest styles for boys and girls 6-14 years old)
New socks and underwear (boys and girls 4-14 years old)
Shoes (dress and rubber for boys and girls 6-14 years old)
Day passes for swimming pools and beach resorts (for groups of 15-30 children)
Gift coupons for restaurants (fast food to simple dining)
Any amount would be appreciated
Contact Name: Mitch Ohlendorf, Executive Director
Address: 178-ID Sun Valley Rd., V. Rama Ave., Cebu City 6000
Landline: (32) 254-2944
(office); (32) 254-1623 (fax)