St. Nicholas Orphanage (Russian: Детский дом "Приют св. Николая") was the only Catholic orphanage in Siberia and the only non-state orphanage in this region of Russia. It was founded in Novosibirsk in 1996 by "Caritas" charity with the financial support of several international institutions.
St. Nicholas accommodated up to 50 children (boys and girls) ages 3–17 at a time. It employed 37 people, including six religious sisters of the Roman Catholic congregation of the Sisters of Saint Elizabeth.
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