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Youth and new parent support center

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Source of Funding: Swiss - Latvian Cooperation Programme 2009-2012
Program: NGO Fund of Swiss - Latvian cooperation program

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The  project  aims  to  reduce  Social  excluded  young  people  and  Young  parents'  social  and health risks  with  providing  Social  inclusion activities and professional support in the „Youth and new parent support center‖ in Jurmala.

The objective will be achieved through the following activities:

  • Youth and young parents' support center establishment;
  • Training for new parents;
  • Resource group for children and young people who suffer from addictions;
  • Lectures on socially secured life style;
  • Creative workshops for young people exposed to social exclusion;
  • Summer camp - Big and small in Safe environment".

In the framework of project activities will be established „Youth and young parent  support center‖, where youth and young parents of social exclusion risk group receives  professional assistance - individual consulting, resource groups, lectures, creative workshops.
Other key results of the project and its impact:

  1. During the Summer camp ―Big and small in Safe environment" 50 Jurmala young people and young  parents  which  are  the  subjects  of  Social  exclusion,  will  be  increase  understanding  of various aspects of social security, and also they will learn the basic principles of physically active and healthy lifestyle;
  2. During  the  Training  30  new  parents  will  be  provided  with  knowledge  about  child  care  and growth,  emotional  education,  relationship  between  parents,  and  also  about  establishment  of parents'  associations. Young  parents  Alliance  will  increase  the  number  of  people  who  actively participates in civil society activities and could provide practical assistance to other young parents;
  3. Resource group for children and young people who suffer from addictions will help to learn the basic  principles  of  healthy  lifestyle,  socially  enabling  leisure  opportunities  and  learn  to  develop new social contacts;
  4. During Creative workshops for the children and young people will acquire the skills to identify and express their negative emotions and feelings.
Priority: Akadēmiskie pētījumi
Target group: Children,Young people
Legal status of Project Promoter: Association/Foundation
Region: Riga Region,Jūrmala
Amount of Grant Awarded: 21275.61 LVL / 30 272.47 EUR
Project number: 2010.CH04/mic-121
Project Promoter: NGO "Parents for Jurmala"
Partner(s): Jūrmala city welfare department, society "Jauniešu apvienība Jūrmalai NexT"
Start date of project: 01.01.2011.
Project finish date: 31.12.2011.
Place of implementation: Jūrmala
Legal address: „Zivtiņas”, Engures county, Lapmežciems, LV-3118
Phone: 29728401
Fax: 63163732
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