About us

RATOLEST BRNO, z.s. is a non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 1995. It has been operating in Brno and its surroundings for 22 years and provides social and preventive services to children, young people and their families in need.


Our mission is to help socially disadvantaged children, young people and families address the adverse situation preventing them from having an equal chance of living a good life and integrating into society. Our activity includes supporting and developing volunteering.


We are one of the most important providers of social services in Brno. We provide services with a clear and positive impact on the quality of life of our clients.

We offer our services to:

  • children and young people in an adverse social situation and their families
  • volunteers and those interested in volunteering
  • Non-profit organizations working or interested in working with volunteers

Principles under which Ratolest Brno services are provided

Equality – our organization provides its services to the entire target group regardless of gender, race, skin colour, language, belief and religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin or membership in a national or ethnic minority.
Confidentiality – all personal and sensitive data about clients obtained in the provision of the services are confidential and are not provided without their consent, or without their knowledge, if the facility is required to provide them.
Openness – clients have the right to comment on the provided services
Respect – our workers respect the client’s choice in solving their problem situation.
Free of charge – our services are provided for free.

Our programs and services:

Ratolest Brno in numbers:

  • more than 500 children and young people use our services every year
  • 29 professionals – social workers, psychologists and educators work in Ratolest Brno
  • 22 years of experience in social work with children and youth

The statutes of the Ratolest Brno civic association are available for download HERE.

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