Caring for Children Worldwide addresses the emotional and psychological needs of traumatized children at home and abroad by providing direct comfort, solace and support in the form of specially designed trauma reduction interventions.

Caring for Children Worldwide seeks to raise public awareness about the importance for society to recognize and respond to the needs of vulnerable children.

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Caring For Children Worlwide was established in 1985 to fill a serious gap in services to children in crisis. Only Caring for Children Worldwide focus on the emotional and psychological needs necessary to help distressed children cope with the deprivation and trauma of their daily lives.  Our signature program is " The Teddy Bear Trauma Reduction Program" which gives desperate children something to hold on to when they are sad, lonely or afraid.
In addition to providing direct emotional support to youngsters living in difficult circumstances, Caring for Children Worldwide (CFCW) offers technical support to front-line agencies, introduces other trauma-reducing strategies, and educates the public 
the importance of preparing psychologically healthy children for future generations.

SFChronicle Article:
"Syrian refugee children get 5,000 teddy bears, thanks to SF woman"

“The teddy bear gives the child something to hold onto when there is no adult around to help them process their emotions — when you’re sad, lonely or
afraid, when you’re not getting cuddled by your parents, when you’re by yourself.”
–Samantha Grier, Founder and President

photo courtesy of ​Stephen Lam