From the outside the institution “Bakkevej” looks like any other public Danish institution. But for the children there it is home. “Elvaerket” which is a part of the institution targets the teenagers. Here the staffs try to talk with orphans about some of the things they have been through. And also to give them tools so the can live on their own when the turn 18.
Alex has been living at “Bakkevej” the most part of his childhood. Soon he is turning 18 years old and have to face the challenges of being an adult.