Since the beginning of the year, 37.5 thousand social services have been provided in Odesa region – military administration
These included services for social adaptation, integration and reintegration, crisis intervention, counseling, and support for families and individuals in difficult life circumstances. This was stated by Svitlana Nazarenko, deputy of director of the department of social and family policy, Odesa regional military administration, at a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Odesa.
She also noted that 43.8 thousand people received such social services as “inpatient care”, “home care”, and “in-kind assistance”.
“In 6 months of 2023, almost 2.4 thousand people received more than UAH 22 million (approx 489 thousands euros) in compensation for the provision of social care services on a non-professional and professional basis,” – the official added.
She said that 121 social service providers are currently providing social services in the region.
“There are also plans to create Resilience Centers – friendly, barrier-free spaces that will provide social services, including information, counseling and social and psychological assistance. They will help to strengthen the volunteer movement and adaptation of IDPs and veterans. Veteran hubs and coordination centers for civilian support will also be created,” – Nazarenko said.
She added that such centers will coordinate the efforts of the government, civil society and international organizations and provide assistance to IDPs, veterans and all victims of russian aggression.
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