Ejjew Għandi Commission

  • “ ... to help children, young people and their families to overcome disadvantage and to address the conditions which lead to disadvantage ... ”


  • The Commission for Children’s Homes was established in 1956 to coordinate the activities of the various Children’s Homes existing in the island and to promote the welfare of the children living in these homes.


  • Click here to download the 'Statement of Purpose' published by Kummissjoni Ejjew Għandi.

  • Central Office

  • Address:               72A, Triq Villambrosa, il-Ħamrun
    Telephone:           +356 2247 0900
    Email:                   info@ejjewghandi.org  


  • Ejjew Għandi Commission is responsible for the running of the following services:

     

  • Children residential homes
    • Dar Fra Diego, il-Ħamrun
    • Joseph Home, Ħaż-Żabbar
    • Sagra Familja, Ħaż-Żabbar
    • Theresa Home, iż-Żurrieq

  • Domestic violence shelter for women and children
    • Dar il-Qalb ta' Ġesù, Santa Venera

  • Prevention service with families
    • Outreach prevention service

  • Child Care Centres
    • Arzella Child Care Centre, Santa Venera
    • Arzella Child care centre, Il-Ħamrun
    • Giuseppina Curmi Home, iż-Żejtun

  • Other services:
    • Jesus of Nazareth Home, iż-Żejtun
    • St Francis de Paule, Birkirkara

  • Ejjew Għandi collaborates closely with the following residential homes run by Church entities:

    • Joseph Home, Santa Venera
    • Ursuline Creche, Tas-Sliema
    • Angela House, Gwardamanġa
    • Rita Home, Ħal Tarxien
    • Dar Merħba Bik, Ħal Balzan
    • Fatima Hostel, Tas-Sliema
     

  • Board Members of the Commission:

    • Mr Andrew Azzopardi
    • Sr Bernardette Galea SJA
    • Dr Marcelline Naudi
    • Dr Patricia Bonello
    • Ms Ruth Cauchi
    • Ms Judith Debono
    • Ms Glenda Curmi

    Secretary: Ms Rosa Borg

  • Staff

    Director:                               Mr Andrew Azzopardi
    Social Workers:                   Ms Roberta Vella Bonnici
                                                   Ms Abigail Grima
                                                   Mr Godwin Saliba
                                                   Ms Gillian Balani

    Administration Manager:  Ms Ann Marie Farrugia

    Administration Officer:      Ms Marthese Farrugia

    Accountant:                          Ms Ruth Cauchi

    Secretary:                              Ms Rosalind Borg


  • Resources

    Click Here to download the report "Children's Homes - Origins, Services and Current Challenges".

    Click here to dowload the decree issued by the Diocesan Commision 'Ejjew Għandi'.
    Click here to download the 'Preventive Care Programme' published by the Diocesan Commision 'Ejjew Għandi'.

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