News Digest, August – September 2009. A state residential care institution is to be transformed into a child and family support center
As a result of the round table on deinstitualization and transformation of residential care institutions, the Mayor’s Office of Kyzyl-Kiya in Batken Province has taken a decision to transform the Kyzyl-Kiysky institution into a Child and Family Support Center with support from UNICEF. Most of its children will be returned to their biological and extended families. Children from vulnerable families will receive alternative social services.