The aim of the project is to improve functioning of social services system in Donetska oblast through enhancing the access to the social infrastructure and developing capacities of personnel of social and psychological services. Social institutions employees are being trained in: managing stressful situations and emotional control, giving psychological first aid in emergency situations and in case of escalation of armed conflict, communicating with people in difficult life circumstances and resolution of conflict situations, social and psychological assistance to conflict-affected population with mental disabilities and/or to older population feeling anxiety and loneliness, creating dialogue with local authorities or other relevant stakeholders in improving services provided. 3 Community Teams are being created from among social institutions employees and local activists. This aid will reach 1600 people.
Project co-financed by the Polish development cooperation programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.
Project duration: 1.04.2019 – 31.12.2019
Location: Donetska oblast, Ukraine
Donor: Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Polish Aid)