RESIDENTIAL SERVICES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HANDICAPS AND WHO HAVE BEEN ABANDONED FROM THE STATE CHILDCARE SYSTEM

This project was started at the beginning of 2005 and has been accomplished in collaboration with the Zalau City Hall ? the Community Social Work Department, and financed by ROAD England (Romanian Aid Distribution). In this project, ten young people benefit from material support (paid rent), and counseling for an independent life. 

          OBJECTIVES:
► To improve the quality of life for 10 young people with mental deficiencies who left the statce care system and were not reintegrated in their families;

► To ensure a work place and to pay rent for 10 young people;



          ACHIEVEMENTS:

► 10 young people are integrated in the community, having a place to live (financial support from ROAD - England) and a work place (support from DASC);

► The community is aware of the problems that young people leaving the sate care system have to deal with (homeless;

►The number of crimes involving these young people is decreased; 

► the young people in the project acquire new work and independent living skills;