Lebanese Association for the Protection of Juvenile Delinquents

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: P.O. Box: 116/2423
Country: Lebanon
Region: Middle East and Northern Africa
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Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
Short description:
Founded in 1949 and registered under the number 585/AD, the Lebanese Union for ChildWelfare was initially affiliated to the International Union for Child Welfare. First of its kind in the Arab world, its activities are spread through out the Lebanese territory.


Main Objectives:
To take appropriate prevention and control measures for delinquents under 12 years old
To ensure follow-up investigation on how delinquents with prison sentences are admitted, confined, released and transferred to their communities
To issue specific reports on deention conditions liable to necessary changes
To ensure proper counselling for a delinquentÂ’s parents or guardian


Activities


Providing institutions or foster homes ensuring the placement of formerly sentenced juvenile delinquents with necessary help and support
Setting up surveillance and follow-up programs for paroled delinquents and subsequently issue appropriate reports for legal examination
Organizing rehabilitation, counselling, vocational training and treatment programs for delinquents
Providing proper health services for the treatment of juvenile delinquents
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