Family is a miniature society the integrity of which predetermines the safety of the big society. F. Adler
To develop and implement an effective system of children's right protection in order to protect the rights and legitimate interests of children and to ensure every child's right to grow up in a family.
- to ensure the implementation of the measures for the protection of children's rights;
- to organize adoption to the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and to foreign nationals in the Republic of Lithuania;
- to organize the implementation of the system of representation of children's rights and legal interests in courts;
- to organize the improvement of professional skills of specialists from Municipal Services of Children's Rights protection and the training of guardians/curators and adoptive parents.
The State Child Rights Protection and Adoption Service under Ministry of Social Security and Labour also functions as the State adoption authority. Its aim is to organize the national and intercountry adoption, co-ordinate the activities of the Municipal Services of Children's Rights Protection in the sphere of adoption, and to protect the rights and legitimate interests of the children eligible for adoption.
Regulations of the State Child Rights Protection and Adoption Service