Establishment of a Social Reintegration Centre for Youth from risk groups in Tiraspol

Sector: Social

Implemented by: Local public authority of Tiraspol district

Budget: 179,135 EUR

Duration: October 2016 – September 2017

Beneficiaries: Orphan children from Tiraspol (413) and from the entire left bank (1,731): 917 girls and 814 boys

Short description: To create new opportunities for vulnerable teenagers (risk group) by accessing social integration services (protection and temporary safe accommodation from 3 months up to 3 years) and for personnel to receive relevant training from partners on the right bank.

Results: A company responsible for the elaboration of the bills of quantities has been selected, thus the company is developing the technical estimates and bills of quantities. The construction company was identified based on open competition. The construction works included reinforcement of the entire building, construction of the second level together with the roof and access stairs to the 2nd level. The premises were fully reconstructed with a broad range of internal works performed like the replacement of old floor, doors, windows, electrical, water supply, sewerage and heating systems. The bedrooms, toilets and bathroom were fully reconstructed, in-line with the safety, sanitary norms and standards (the procedure and testing facilities). After long negotiations with the local authorities and public service providers from the left bank the building has been connected to all needed utilities. The building has been commissioned in the 4th quarter of 2018.

Achievements to be emphasized:

-A renovated centre and developed methodology on social and psychological assistance of youth;

-A trained team of specialists offering high quality social reintegration services;

-Assisted beneficiaries (equipped with relevant life skills) ready to be reintegrated into society;