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Unified Children’s Services “Slancho” – Ruse expresses its deep gratitude for the generosity, the loving attitude and the sense of charity of the family of Desislava and Teodor Penevi, as well as their friends and acquaintances who donated gifts and Christmas spirit to the children with special needs. The children are hosted at the Family-type Placement Center for Children with Disabilities Requiring Permanent Medical Care. You did not just give a special day to them, you gave them hope. You…


On the 31st of October 2018 United Children’s Services “Slancho” – Ruse organized a super crazy and creepy Halloween party with lots of games, entertainment, dancing and surprises!

All the children were greeted by the beautiful but fearful “Zlodeida”, calling together spirits and goblins. The scary – funny party was supported by our supportive friends – an animation team of Club “The Wonderful”, “Millennium” and UBB Bank.

The services are available through the project: “Complex of Integrated Social Services for Children from 0 to 3 years in the Municipality of Ruse”, implemented by the Municipality of Ruse.

On the 3th of July 2018, we marked our 2nd year of management by “Equilibrium”. The employees of the “Health and Social Activities” department of the Municipality of Ruse were official guests of the event. The Head of the Social Activities Department, Mrs. Katya Petrova, gave a formal speech to…


First of June is the sunniest day of the year for the kids. To celebrate this day, there was a party filled with lots of fun and games, music and dancing in the center “Slancho”, managed by “Equilibrium”.

Together with their parents the children were making postcards and a glittering slime. They were drawing with colorful chalk and dancing to tunes of child songs.

For the celebration, the children received the biggest pizza, a gift from “Olympia” pool; lots of…


The children from the United Children’s Services “Slancho” met Santa with lots of songs, dance and joy.

The old, white-bearded man was surprised with a delicious cake made by the children together with their parents.

We would like to express our gratitude for the children`s smiles and for the Christmas atmosphere to the “Teddy Bear” association and the UBB team. They prepared individual gifts for each child and wonderful Christmas decorations.

Thanks to a few people with open minds and hearts open to the needs of underprivileged children the “United child services of Slancho” received some very important equipment that will help provide better care for children with disabilities.

Some time ago, newly-weds from Plovdiv gave a generous donation towards the cost of a special therapeutic chair and additional funds were provided by the Stoitzevi family from Ruse. Although the funds weren’t totally sufficient, the municipal authority has topped up the…


The forum was organized by Hope and Homes for Children – Bulgaria and was hosted by Equilibrium on 13th and 14th June 17, 2017 in integrated children’s services “Slancho” in Ruse.

The venue was chosen because Equilibrium is the only NGO in the country that manages an innovative social-health service with the support of Ruse Municipality and the partnership of Hope and Homes for Children – Bulgaria.

The round table brought together the large majority of professionals who are leaders and experts in the other 7 pilot facilities in the country. They were opened as a result of the restructuring and closing of 8 pilot Homes for Medico-Social Care under the project “Direction: Family” of the Ministry of Health with the active participation of Hope and Homes for Children – Bulgaria.


The children from “Slancho” had a colourful and noisy celebration for the International day of the child. The participants were children who use social services in the Day Centre for Children with Disabilities, the Centre for Family-Type Accommodation for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities In Need of Constant Medical Care, their parents, sponsors and donors.

The team from “Slancho” refurbished the playground, all the utensils, the swings and places for play started to glitter in new shiny colours courtesy…


Viki was born in October 2013 in Ruse. He was born underweight – 1400grams – and a month after that he was diagnosed with the Down syndrome. According to the head of the Neonatology department in the Ruse hospital, Viki`s parents wanted to look after him at home. Viki could be released from hospital in a stable condition but he would have trouble eating. He had a bad swallowing reflex and his stomach could not process food in the right…


March is one of the best spring months. That is why there was a spring-oriented event at the daycare center “Slancho” for the children. It was named “Spring fun in the woods”.

Our young actors took part as butterflies, ladybugs, beetles, bunnies, little mice and there was also “the Wind” who brought the first sun rays of spring. The children from the daycare center and their parents were dancing into the music celebrating the beginning of the spring. At the…