Berriztu is a non-profit association that has been in existence for 30 years. Its aims are to manage and develop quality interactional aid alternatives. It is made up of more than 2,000 people. The Foundation collaborates with Berriztu in the work that it carries out with children who have problems related to child-to-parent violence.


Berriztu targets it services at individuals, couples, families, groups and collectives who need this kind of help without any exceptions, such as minors, adolescents, young people, women, men, elderly people, ethnic minorities, immigrants, excluded people, people with disabilities of any kind, sick people… in short, anyone in need of help.

It provides services in the following areas: secondary education, gender-based violence, child protection, vocational training, juvenile justice, child-to-parent violence, psychotherapy, restorative justice, job placement and training/supervision. They are located in Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, Alava and Navarre. They currently employ more than 400 professionals. It collaborates with the following public administrations: Bizkaia Provincial Council, the Basque Government, the Government of Navarre and several local councils.


  • Promotes physical activity and healthy habits.
  • Prevents diseases and unhealthy behaviour.
  • Improves interpersonal relationships.
  • Increases self-esteem, self-confidence, empowerment and independence.
  • Improves emotional stability, concentration, handling frustration and taking responsibility.
  • Promotes self-improvement, motivation and resilience.
  • Ensures that there are equal conditions for personal development, social integration and productive employment.
  • Ensures the equal right to sport and participatory leisure.
  • Promotes the participation of all groups in society.
  • Provides opportunities for people at risk of social exclusion to take part in sporting activities and competitions.
  • Promotes social development and improves perceptions and stigmas associated with people at risk of social exclusion.