Placing children first, building stronger families and a more equal society.
Develop a strategy against child poverty and social exclusion, framed in a transdisciplinary scientific approach, linking the public and private sectors, promoting children’s well-being both at the economic and social levels and contributing to public policies to stand upon their rights.
To be the national reference institution for the development of integrated and effective solutions to break the cycle of poverty and to promote children’s rights and well-being.
Public policies: To contribute for the formulation of scientific-based guidelines and recommendations for local and public policies.
Knowledge transfer: To promote corporate social responsibility in the childhood field. To promote and disseminate knowledge about the reality of children in Portugal.
Training & Supervision: To offer scientific training and supervision to professionals and other agents in the childhood field.
Products & Services: To create customized, scientifically validated innovative products, services and solutions linking social intervention and digital technologies.
Intervention: To develop, implement and validate intervention programs and models to break the cycle of poverty and to promote children’s rights and well-being.
R&DI Projects: To design and develop transdisciplinary scientific research projects and technological innovation in the area of child poverty and social exclusion.