Terra housing community for former prisoners
11 July 2019 – 10 July 2021
The Office for cooperation with NGOs of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, following a call “Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to support effective resocialization and reintegration of perpetrators of criminal offenses into the community”
An adequate programme structured in detail, which will help ex-prisoners in finding a housing solution, employment, learning to take responsibility, independence and ultimately social integration.
Reducing social exclusion and poverty of people released from prison through the establishment and operation of a housing community, increasing the independence of users for independent living and financial management, increasing the competitiveness of users in the labour market and their employment and building a social network of users and raising public awareness.
Expected project results:
Number of associations involved in capacity building activities: 2
Number of perpetrators of criminal offenses accommodated in a housing community: 20
Number of volunteers involved in the project: 8
Number of hours of volunteers involved in the project: 800
Main project activities
Adaptation and equipping of the housing community in an apartment given on lease by the City of Rijeka and preparation for the beginning of work.
Establishment and work of the housing community, increasing the independence of users for independent living and financial management, increasing the competitiveness of users in the labour market and their employment
Reception of users
Activities aimed at strengthening users to successful independence, financial management, increasing the competitiveness of beneficiaries in the labour market and their employment.
Promotion and visibility of the project
Total project value: HRK 1,199,981.03 (100% co-financing from EU funds)
Structural Funds – European Social Fund – Operational Program Effective Human Resources 2014-2020, Priority Axes 4, Specific Objective 11.ii.1. Capacity development of civil society organizations
Terra Association (project leader)
City of Rijeka
“Oaza” association for the Homeless and Socially Vulnerable
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