”BUCURIA” - A NEW HOME, A NEW CHANCE - FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WHO LEAVE THE SPECIAL PROTECTION SYSTEM IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF IAȘI

Authors

  • Luminița MUNTEANU
  • Simona   COTOMAN
  •  Cristina DANILOV

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47743/asas-2022-2-703

Abstract

At the level of the Municipality of Iași, the „Bucuria” Multifunctional Destination Social Center of the Directorate of Social Assistance Iasi constitutes a viable solution for the protection and for the preparing  for independent living and for prevention and combat the risk of the young people whish is in need not to  becoming homeless or socially marginalized persons.

Officially opened on September 26, 2014, the center operates with a capacity of 26 places in residential mode and 49 places in day mode. Residential services are provided free of charge, at demand, for a fixed period, depending on the particular situation of each beneficiary and in relation to his individual needs, in accordance with minimum quality standards for  the social services centers with accommodation, organized as residential centers for young people who leave the child protection system applicable to this social center. Young people are encouraged and supported to participate in daily activities and get involved in household activities. At the same time, they are guaranteed access to the programs of social integration/reintegration, are supported to restore/strengthen the link with family of origin and extended family, with friends, as well as for (re)integration into community, they are guided on the labor market and their access to courses is facilitated.

Author Biographies

Luminița MUNTEANU

Social worker, Director of Directorate of Social Work, Local Council Iaşi, Romania

Simona   COTOMAN

Counselor, Department of Monitoring, Strategies, Projects, Programs, Directorate of Social Work, Local Council Iaşi, Romania

 Cristina DANILOV

Psychologist, Counsellor, Guardianship Authority Service, Directorate of Social Work, Local Council Iaşi, Romania

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Published

30-12-2022