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