Community-based social services

Community-based socialservices are central to effective social inclusion, fighting poverty and participation in society of all vulnerable groups. In recent years, policy in the sphere of social services is aimed at developing community-based and home-based services to replace the institutional care model. Community-based social services include:

 

- Community-based social services – day care centre (day care centre for children and/or elderly people with disabilities; day centre for elderly people with disabilities – weekly care; day centre for children with disabilities – weekly care; day care centre for old people); centre for social rehabilitation and integration; social educational and professional centre; “Mother and Baby” Unit; centre for social support; centre for work with street children; foster care; public canteens.

 

- Community-based social services of residential type – family-type accommodation centre (family-type accommodation centre for children / young people without disabilities; family-type accommodation centre for children / young people; family-type accommodation centre for elderly people with mental disorders or dementias; family-type accommodation centre for elderly people with physical disabilities; family-type accommodation centre for elderly people with mental retardation; family-type accommodation centre for old people); temporary accommodation centre; crisis centre; transitional home; sheltered home (sheltered home for people with mental disorders; sheltered home for people with mental retardation; sheltered home for people with physical disabilities); supervised home; shelter.