Support Groups

Bulgarian Cancer Association
The aim of this support group is to prevent cancer, save lives and reduce suffering through support and education.
Bulgarian Red Cross
Serving the communities of Bulgaria with tracing, to help seperated families re-unite, food aid programmes, home care and participatory programs to improve the lives of vulnerable people. Throughout Bulgaria incl: Yambol, Shumen, Dobrich, Varna, Burgas.
Vita Foundation - Dobrich
NGO centre for women and children who have suffered domestic, sexual violence and trafficking in women. Crisis intervention, psychological consultation, legal and social mediation. Dobrich.
Dimcho Debelianov Bulgarian Orphanage
Charity organisation to help and support the childrens orphanages, elderly people and womens refuge centres in Bulgaria. Run by English couple Bernie and Dougie Leggett. Events, appeals and fund raising.
Bulgaria Property Action Group
Non profit support group for people who have off plan property problems in Bulgaria. Help, support and information. Buying advice,register a problem, see other case studies, legal matters, news letters and frequently asked questions.
Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association
Health care centres for women and sex education programmes for 14 to 19 year olds in seven cities in Bulgaria. Contact the main office in Sofia to find a local health care centre.
Animus Rehabilitation Centre
For women, adolescents and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Association of women with cancer - Varna
Voluntary work is performed by patients, psychologists, lawyers and oncologists helping people to cope and live with cancer. Courses in art therapy, yoga dance and self-education. Home visists to children and elderly people. Varna.
Bulgarian Red Cross Youth
BRCY volunteers range from ages 14-30 and work in the area of aids prevention, the battle against drugs, first aid and youth projects at national and international levels. Bratia Shkorpil Str. Varna 9000. Meetings every Wednesday at 19:30.
Support, rehabilitation and social integration for people with drug problems.
Demetra Association - Burgas
NGO care programs for men, women and children who have suffered domestic and sexual violence. Consultations with a psychologist, social worker, doctor and solicitor. Free legal protection. 102A Sheinovo Str. Bourgas.
Alternatives Association
An NGO etablished in Aytos, to help marginal groups, minorities, orphans, elderly people, disabled children and the unemployed to participate in social and economic activities. 2G Orlovo St. Aytos, 8500.
Information on HIV/Aids treatment schemes in Bulgaria. 50 Debar Str. Varna 9000.
AA Alcoholics Anonymous
Weekly meetings in English. In the village of Chokoba approximately 4 miles west from Krushare, a village on the main road between Yambol and Sliven. Normally sessions are held at 13:00 on Tuesdays but you should telephone for confirmation.
Karin Dom Foundation
NGO providing support to children aged 3 months to 18 and their families. Working with children with physical disabilities, mental disorders, ADHD, autism, behavioural problems and learning difficulties. Varna
Dose of Love Association
Non Profit Organisation offering help and support for drug users and people at risk. Information, education and rehabilitation. Psychological support, HIV tests, prevention and harm reduction. Ongoing research studies for quality services. Burgas.
Childrens support
Childrens helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Association in Varna for children and youths at risk. Assisting institutions and non-governmental organisations working with children. Temporary accommodation for homeless children, resource centre with experts on Social work and a day centre.
SOS Families in Risk Foundation - Varna
Stop violence against women organisation develops and implements care programs for women and children who have suffered domestic violence. Prevention of human trafficking. 32 Slavyanska Str. Varna.