Frequently Asked Questions
This section answers some of the frequently asked questions of which have been asked of us at Suriana Welfare Society. Should you have any further questions that are not found in this section, please do send your questions to [email protected] and we will revert back to you soon.
Suriana’s name is derived from the Bahasa Malaysia phrase ” Suara Rintihan Kanak-Kanak” which means “The Cry Of Children”
Suriana was founded in 2011 and is a registered welfare society with the Malaysian registrar of societies. Our registration number is : PPM-010-10-04122010.
We protect children by raising awareness through social awareness programs, the media, engagement with the authorities and various other activities. We also provide services to families and the community in our efforts to minimize the risk of abuse to children.
We are located at :
462, Jalan 5/46, Petaling Garden.
46000 Petaling Jaya. Selangor
Suriana is focused on proactive protection of children.
We achieve this through our proactive advocacy in the media, training, treatment for recovery, coping skills, counseling,family and peer support, prevention, communication skills and empowerment to families, victims, survivors and communities.
Our programs include
- The ChildSafe Initiative
The ChildSafe Initiative is implemented in pre-schools in an effort to help protect children. The purpose of this program is to enhance the existing guidelines and safety protocols of child protection in Malaysia.
Kidzone Mentari is a neighborhood child abuse prevention and activity center as well as a community center focused on providing various services to the community in need. Located at the heart of Desa Mentari,(on the 8thfloor of Block 5), Kidzone Mentari serves some one thousand families currently living below the poverty line.
The sole purpose of the outreach effort is to provide children activities, tuition and counseling for parents and legal guardians. The community center also provides legal aid services to those in need, provides talks and training, counseling services and periodic medical aid to the community. Teachers in our center are trained to identify and observe signs of child abuse and report these cases.
Safezone : The Suriana Child Protection and Counseling Center located at 462, Jalan 5/46, Petaling Garden.46000 Petaling Jaya.Selangor serves at-risk children, families and communities in crisis to prevent child abuse. This center engages and mobilizes families and the community in issues of child abuse and provides counseling services to families. Our programs work with children, parents and the community to create healthier environments for children, ultimately building stronger families. By providing families and the community with tools and education they need to build nurturing homes, we are breaking the cycle of abuse: One child at a time, one family at a time and one community at a time.