Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.02.2021 - 31.01.2023
Project ERDF Financing: 390 399.00
Project call: 3rd call
Project aims to promote awareness about how people with disabilities can work and be equal members of society. Project will also improve accessibility and efficiency of social services to help people with disabilities to find employment. At least 79 people with disabilities will participate in the project. People with disabilities and their parents will receive more than 2500 individual consultations (psychologist, physiotherapist, social worker, ergotherapist, career consultant) in two day care centres in Kretinga and Raseiniai municipalities, and Skrunda municipality Social service agency. Their working skills will be improved in five different workshops: woodworking and creative, e.g., sewing, knitting, weaving (Skrunda), kitchen/coffee Kretinga and ceramics (Kretinga and Raseiniai) workshops.
Competences of Kurzeme, Kretinga and Raseinia specialists who are working with people with disabilities will be improved (training, experience exchange between social service institutions, cross boarder networking will be organized). Awareness about people with disabilities and their employment will be raised by organizing:
Several infrastructure works will be carried out during the project:
It is planned that after the implementation of the project people with disabilities who have completed the project and acquired skills will be more self-confident and will have the necessary skills to participate in the labour market and have found a job.
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