To provide comprehensive childcare services for displaced children due to death, separation, abuse, abandonment, illness, or other unfortunate circumstances.
While ensuring that the children’s rights are being protected, we strive to provide a stable and loving environment through education, counseling and mentoring them through their adolescent years in preparation for their transition into adulthood and independence.
To offer our children a place where they can feel safe and secure, but moreover, to provide a place that they can call home.
To be the leading non-profit orphan care organization that provides superior services to our children that provides possibilities, opportunities, and dreams for all youths, regardless of their circumstances.
Focusing on the future of our children in empowering them with the “Transitional Home”
experience to assist them with starting their lives independently.
OUR CORE VALUES:
We maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior, and value transparency and honesty in our communications, relationships, and actions.
We hold ourselves accountable for the quality and lasting results of our work and for the commitments we make to our community, donors, and each other.
We value and celebrate the unique and diverse talents, experiences, and perspectives of everyone, and treat others with the same respect.
We go beyond conventional ideas and approaches so new possibilities and innovations can flourish to ensure real and lasting change.
Did You Know?
- For most children in the Bahamian social services system, Ranfurly is their last home before they turn 18 and live on their own.
- Although Ranfurly is the largest children’s home in The Bahamas, it receives the smallest amount of government funding.
- Ranfurly’s subvention from The Bahamas Government is $120,000 per year.
- Ranfurly provides everything for children living in the home including food, shelter, private education, clothing, and extracurricular activities.
- Ranfurly is equipped to house up to 40 children at a time.
- Ranfurly provides professional counseling for its residents since most have been abused or survived great personal trauma.
- The Ranfurly Home for Children is registered with the Government of The Bahamas as a certified non-profit organization.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a global impact, we are committed to keeping our children and staff as informed and protected as possible. History has shown crises like these usually hit the poor first and worst in countries prone to weaker health systems.
In October 2022, the Government of The Bahamas lifted the compulsory wearing of masks in large gathering areas it had previously placed on the people in the Bahamas. Masks are still worn by those who wish to do so, usually those who are sick and/or elderly.