Jugend am Werk Steiermark GmbH, Austria
Jugend am Werk Steiermark is one of the largest social services organisations in the Province of Styria in Austria. Together with their customers, more than 800 employees create life perspectives. Operating across 59 locations throughout the province, they provide support in the areas of care and integration for people with disabilities, training for young adults, employment, early intervention, refugee help, and crisis intervention and care and support for young people. Jugend am Werk is characterised by custom-fit and innovative services, being customer-focused and many years of experience with a specifically trained workforce. For more than 30 years Jugend am Werk has focused on the field of residential youth care and crisis intervention for young people. Jugend am Werk Steiermark GmbH is a non-profit organisation and certified to the European ISO 9001:2008 standard.
Ms Regina ENZENHOFER
Phone: +43 50 7900 3200
Mobile: +43 664 80006 4022
FormAzione Co&So Network, Italy
FormAzione Co&So Network is a Consortium of ten social cooperatives located in the Italian Province of Florence. FormAzione Co&So Network works on public procurement of institutions such as the Municipality or the Province and manage a variety of social services on their behalf. The personnel of FCN is 10 employees but all together the people working at our associated cooperatives are around 700. FCN is the unique organization in charge for the tutoring of disabled and disadvantaged people on their job insertion pathway and providing them support in companies in agreement with the Province of Florence. Furthermore, the cooperative provides vocational training in the field of catering, tourism and ICT. FCN has been working in the field of EU funded projects since 2004, especially in the Erasmus+, LLP, EIF and Daphne programme, both as promoter and partner. We are also a Training Agency accredited to Tuscany Region to develop training, both funded or on demand.
Ms Patrizia GIORIO
Phone: +39 055 4476026
ARSIS - Association for the Social Support of Youth, Greece
ARSIS - Association for the Social Support of Youth is an independent non-governmental organization and has been active since 1992. Currently, ARSIS is developing activities, services and programmes in Thessaloniki, Athens, Alexandroupolis, Volos, Kozani, and Tirana (Albania). It takes action to protect young people and children who are at risk of marginalisation, victimisation and exclusion and to support socially vulnerable groups (homeless, asylum seekers, refugees, migrants, Roma, prison inmates). It follows an interdisciplinary support model, leveraging the European and international experience and knowledge through more than 15 networks in witch participates and works with public and non-governmental organisations and social institutions.
Ms Valbona HYSTUNA
Phone: +30 6932855699
Universitätsklinikum Ulm, Germany
The Pedagogics, Youth Welfare, Attachment Research and Developmental Psychopathology section is part of the department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the University Hospital in Ulm. The key objective of this section is applied research concerning the collaboration between the professional fields of child and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy, child and adolescent welfare as well as health services. One of the main interests is the development and advancement of interdisciplinary models of child and youth care and support for healthy relationships between children and their parents. The section has successfully developed and implemented various models and curricula in the field of early intervention and child protection.
Ms Katrin CUNITZ
Directia Generala de Asistenta Sociala si Protectia Copilului Harghita, Romania
The Social and Child Protection Department of Harghita County (DGASPC HR) is a public institution under the Harghita County Council. Since 2005, it has combined the Public Social Services' and Child Protection Department’s activities. The institution aims to enforce government policies and social strategies to prevent and combat social exclusion and poverty. It develops strategies and action programmes adjusted to the needs of citizens with fewer opportunities in the county and collaborates with organisations and associations in the field of social work. DGASPC HR is responsible for assuring the social rights of persons with disabilities, children at risk and adults with difficult socio-economic background and runs a network of various care and support centres and schools.
Mr Zoltan ELEKES
Harghita County Social and Child Protection Department
Address: 530140-Miercurea Ciuc, Piața Libertății nr. 5, Romania
Phone: +40 266 314 711
Volunteering Matters, UK
Volunteering Matters is the UK’s leading volunteering and social action charity, operating across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Its vision is of a society where everyone can participate to build strong and inclusive communities. The mission of Volunteering Matters is to enable people to take an active role in their communities. In partnership with organisations across the UK and Europe Volunteering Matters helps people come together to build stronger communities through better services and more fulfilling lives. Volunteering Matters is also an experienced NGO at European level, having hosted the Secretariat for Volonteurope since the early 1990s. Since 1962, Volunteering Matters has been an active association in the field of youth. It has developed expertise and has extensive experience in areas, such as mobilisation of young volunteers, support for young people with no qualifications or exclusion, support for children in care, etc.
Mr James MOON
E.N.T.E.R. GmbH, Austria
E.N.T.E.R. supports EU strategies through the dissemination and exploitation of project results funded by European programmes for the benefit of all European citizens. It offers EU project coordinators the opportunity to disseminate information about their projects to a broad community of interested organisations and bodies. At the moment, the network counts more than 800 member organisations from 36 different countries. E.N.T.E.R.'s main responsibility in projects is the support of dissemination and exploitation activities and at the local, regional, national, and European levels. In addition to clearly structured dissemination concepts E.N.T.E.R. also has experiences in the organisation of events.
Mr Georg MÜLLNER
Phone: +43 316 329005