Housing program and counselling centre
1The organisation is providing:
? counselling services for victims of domestic violence
? shelter for victims of domestic violence (protection and security as well as experts support)
Counselling services encompass: psychosocial and counselling work, support to the families through different counselling activities (e. g. counselling for children, youth and parents, counselling for adults, mobile teams…); workshops…
Shelter is a safe house for victims of domestic violence. Work is organised by a professional team (psychologists, social workers, educator…). Individual and group work is organised in the shelter where the focus is on psychosocial help to the victims of domestic violence, empowerment of victims and preparation for the independent living (development of the individual plan, assistance everyday activities, nonviolent solution of problems…), different occupational activities, assistance in gaining other rights (e. g. financial assistance, health care…). Victims of domestic violence are also included in different requalification and educational activities in order to get access to the labour market. Accommodation in shelter can be realized through the assistance of centre for social welfare and police.
Aims and objectives
To provide support for victims of domestic violence
Results and impact
The capacity of the shelter is 20 persons.
Services are free of charge what allows easy access for the victims.
According to this organisation data, in 2010 74 victims of family violence were accommodated (thereof 33 women and 41 children). During the accommodation 5 women entered the labour market and two have finished professional training (through CES).
Most of them were accommodated up to 3 months (63,5%), 17,57% between 3 and 6 months and 18,92 between 6 and 12 months. Most of them were accommodated for the first time (82,43%).
CENTRE FOR PROFESSIONAL REHABILITATION – SHELTER FOR VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE (Centre for professional rehabilitation – shelter for victims of domestic violence)