Experience in social policy programmes

The New Municipality of Heraklion which is now comprised of five former municipalities has been involved in programmes for social actions which support a more inclusive environment for people in need and promote Gender Equality.

 

These programmes are:

 

1. Programme “Home Care”

The programme is a mobile unit that provides home care services, organized, systematic and support for the elderly.

This programme has the flexibility of working as an outdoor unit for needs of primary health care and social protection. Its personnel is highly qualified  in order to operate the Centre and rise the sensitization and activation of local society

 

2. Programme Social Supportive Services desk

which supported people who live under conditions of social exclusion in order to facilitate access and contact with other private services and advice for granting allowances, temporary economic contributions insurance coverage, as well as provides support in search for employment.

 

3. Programme “Part time Employment”
Promoted Employment training Actions according to the Needs of the Municipal Services. This programme gave the opportunity to mainly unemployed women with social criteria to work in a part time job.

 

4. CENTRE OF CREATIVE EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN

 

5. DAY NURSERY

 

6. CENTRES FOR PROTECTION OF ELDERLY CITIZENS