The Foundation Perekodu was established by the Union of Viljandi County Municipalities, and took over the tasks previously performed by the Viljandi Children’s Help and Social Centre on May 1st 2012. The Children’s Help and Social Centre was established in 1994, and at one point Karula Reform School , Viiratsi Children’s Home and Väikemõisa Children’s Home were merged with the establishment. In 2008 Karula Reform School was separated from the Children’s Help and Social Centre and merged with Ltd. Hoolekandeteenuste. In 2008 2 family houses were completed at the Children’s Help Centre in Pärsti Municipality. In the same year a private school by the name Jaagu Kindergarten-Elementary school commenced operations. In 2012 two family houses were opened in Väikemõisa and another two family houses were opened at Künni Street in Viljandi.