On 10 June in Kretinga (Lithuania) 2022, at Kretinga Day Activities Centre, 4 project partners – Kurzeme Planning Region, Kuldīga County Municipality, Kretinga Day Activities Centre and Raseiniai Employment and Service Centre for People with Disabilities – came together for a joint partners’ meeting to discuss the project progress and upcoming joint activities for the summer season.

Overall, the project runs according to the schedule. Two summer camp dates for people with disabilities were set and discussed (18.-22.07.22. in Lithuania and 5.-9.09.22. in Kurzeme). In addition, two experience exchange visits were planned to be held for project partners and representatives of local social services (04.-05.07.22. in Lithuania and 15.-16.09.22. in Kurzeme).

At the end of the meeting partners visited 3 social institutions in Kretinga – a group house for persons with mental disorders, which has recently been established as an individual house with own small garden in a nice private houses’ area and provides for a possibility to accommodate up to 10 persons; a group appartment for 5-6 kids in an ou-of-home care, equippped in a way so that the kids would feel as is being in a family, as well as the public city shelter, which provides for a possibility of a short-term temporary, as well as the long-term stay for those in need.

Presentation on project progress by June 2022:

Kurzeme planning region project manager Alise Lūse. Presentation on project progress

Project activities are being implemented with the support of the Interreg V-A Latvia-Lithuania Programme 2014-2020.

Find out more about the project on the Kurzeme planning region website: https://www.kurzemesregions.lv/projekti/socialas-joma/i-can-work/

For additional information:
Alise Lūse
Kurzeme planning region
project “I can work” manager
Email: alise.luse@kurzemesregions.lv

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