When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.
Tag: vulnerable groups
First Paris Donation Box
A donation box for sharing objects is set up on the streets of Paris, welcoming an average of fifteen people every hour who are ready to circulate their items.
Reaching out to homeless people in the neighbourhood, Entourage is developing an innovative collaborative network which helps local residents meet the street people they see every day.
More Influence for the Elderly, as Stockholm Reforms Domestic Care Services
Home care in Sweden’s capital gets examined and reformed, making the system more responsive to patients’ needs, especially regarding the distribution of time slots.
Municipal Programmes to Improve Citizens’ Quality of Life
Better community services are introduced in the city, which provide easier access to healthcare, such as dental check-ups in schools, and housing and mobility services for the elderly.
Vienna Urbanites / Guidance through the Network of Social Services
Urban volunteers at six locations guide people in need through the extensive social services network of the city, help make appointments, and assist in applying for financial support.
Engaging the Long Term Unemployed by Greening Public Spaces and Training
The city’s public green spaces are in this programme maintained by the long-term unemployed, such as people without education or war veterans, who in return get to choose from a range of training and educational courses.
Integrated System of Solidary Social Economy in Częstochowa
This project aims to provide better social services based on a system that allows residents to participate in its development on a case-by-case basis.
Boost By FC Rosengård
A soccer club creates opportunities with an individualised programme for the economically inexperienced youth, to help them find employment.
Reconciliation through Storytelling
Local Peace Committees (LPCs) were formed following the retaking of Mosul and the Ninewa Plains from IS control in 2017, consisting of male and female youth from all ethno-religious groups, working to promote social cohesion, peace-building, and reconciliation as people return and work to rebuild their cities and lives.
Multi-Purpose Community Centre
A multi-purpose community centre is established, in order to address some of the challenges posed by a large number of refugees moving into the municipality, open to locals and refugees.
Social Cohesion Summer Camp
A summer camp brings a bit of normality to sixty displaced Syrian children in Lebanon, offering activities and lectures.
Rights 4U Live-In
This initiative wants to create awareness about the safe use of the internet amongst children, young people, and other key stakeholders, including parents and educators, with camps that offer a variety of activities.
The Active Café helps senior citizens and young people with intellectual disabilities to socially integrate, foster their skills, regain self-esteem, and find their way into a functioning society.
Metamorphosis against Food Waste
The Municipality of Metamorphosis is combating food waste through the redistribution of unused food to different local charities.
Videotranslator – Sign-Language Translation in Your Hand
A law protecting the hearing-impaired leads to a new system in place, granting equal access to public services and the availability of video sign-language interpreting.
Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness
The Commission wants to get conversations started, to fight the widespread problem of loneliness, amongst the community and between private and public organisations.
No Wrong Door
Structural changes within council care break the negative cycle for young people, with the introduction of comprehensive, multidisciplinary teams.
Graz Fund for Promotion and Development
Graz supports the professional development of the working population at risk of poverty, with grants for education and training.
The Wonder Garden: A Social Enterprise for More Opportunities
A local foundation provides people with intellectual disabilities with meaningful work at a flower garden.