August 19 in the village of tolbazy aurgazinskijj district of the Republic Bashkortostan Salavat and Kumertau Bishop Nicholas blessed the new help center for families and children “Yaroslav” in the village of tolbazy. The shelter will provide charitable assistance to pregnant women and women with children who are in a crisis situation, according to Diakonia.
The center is a joint project of the Church and ANO “Yaroslav”. It is located in a large house with three spacious rooms, dining room, shower room and utility room. The property is well maintained smallholding with walks and a children’s Playground and outbuildings.
“The new centre is provided for two psychologists who are protivobolevoe business, – said the head of the Department of Church charity Salavat eparchy father Alexander Zagirov. – The centre is already home to two wards”.
“Shelter in the village of tolbazy is the only Orthodox orphanage for mothers in the Republic of Bashkortostan, – said the head of the protection of maternity of the Synodal Department for charity Maria studenikina. – He was 57-to shelter, open participation of the Church”.
On behalf of the Department for work with medical treatment facilities of the Ufa diocese in a gift to the center was presented with the icon of the Mother of God “Kazanskaya”. Donators have donated to the shelter kitchen and appliances.
The opening ceremony was attended by the clergy of Salavat and Ufa dioceses, representatives of the local administration, the chief doctor of the district hospital, the founder of the help center “Yaroslav” Denis Migal, assistant Imam mukhtasiba the Central spiritual administration of Muslims of Russia M. G. Rakhimov and others.