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CÁRITAS COIMBRA - WHO ARE WE?


Cáritas Diocesana de Coimbra is a non-profit organisation (Private Institution of Social Solidarity) that supports people and communities in 5 districts of the Central Region of Portugal, in the areas of health, education, social and pastoral care.


Cáritas de Coimbra has nearly 90 centres (with 120 different responses) in Coimbra´s Diocese, supporting more than 20.000 people/year. For this purpose Caritas Coimbra has about 950 employees and 150 volunteers.


Intervention areas: Education; Health; Social Support; Family and Community; Children and Youth at Risk; Elderly; HIV/AIDS; Addiction; Homelessness; Community Intervention; Training; Summer camps and Social Tourism.


This work is annually organized by sector of activity or area of expertise, creating joint plans for each scope of the intervention and the different directors in each area meet regularly to coordinate their activities and guidelines. Employees working in the different areas of intervention are people with many years of professional experience and specific training.

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ELDERLY

Cáritas de Coimbra supports senior citizens for several decades, with 13 day care centres, 18 home care services, 3 nursing homes, 1 chronic disability / impairment home, 2 long term care units, 1 medical and rehabilitation clinic and 1 summer camp for senior citizens – overall Cáritas supports about 1100 elderly in these services, plus around 4000 people in the medical and rehabilitation clinic (at least half of which are elders).



SOCIAL INCLUSION

Cáritas de Coimbra develops work connected to the support of disadvantaged people for several decades, with 1 social support centre, 1 social integration income program, 2 social canteens; 1 therapeutic community, 1 day care centre, 2 street teams and a social rehabilitation apartment for people with drug abuse problems, 1 support centre for people with HIV, 1 temporary accommodation centre for homeless people, 2 community centres, 1 reintegration community for women (with or without children). Overall, in this area alone, Cáritas supports about 4000 / 4500 people each year.


CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Cáritas de Coimbra promotes education and support to children and youngsters since the 1970’s, with 4 day care centres, 2 kindergarten; 48 leisure activities centres; 1 youth care home, 1 children at risk care home, 1 youth summer camp; 1 team for drugs and sexuality prevention and cross-curricular enrichment activities, involving, overall near 10.000 people each year.


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NEWS

- Caritas Coimbra launches project CRIARTE - with CEARTE, APCC and FPCE-UC

Cáritas Coimbra launched the pilot project IdoVis - Elderly Visitors of Other Elderly

- Cáritas Coimbra presented project GrowMeUp in the International Conference Building the Future of Health

- Cáritas Coimbra | International Conference Facing the challenge of an ageing population | Naples, Italy

- Cáritas Coimbra presents Neighbourhoods of the Future in Brussels

- Cáritas Coimbra with strong presence at the European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

- Cáritas Coimbra presents vision at the European Summit for Innovation on AHA | Brussels, 5-8 Dec

- Cáritas Coimbra present in "Movimento Mais Para Todos"

- Cáritas Coimbra presents GrowMeUp on the Journey for a Positive Ageing

- Cáritas Coimbra discusses Strategies for Age-Friendly Environments in Irelan

- Cáritas Coimbra presents project GrowMeUp in Italy

- Elderly from Caritas see GrowMu in study-visit to University of Coimbra

- GrowMeUp Project present in Professional Ethics training

- Cáritas Coimbra disseminates GrowMeUp project in H2020 Session which brought together over 100 participants

- Cáritas Coimbra disseminates GrowMeUp on Expofacic

- Cáritas Coimbra disseminates GrowMeUp on EIP-AHA meeting

- GrowMeUp disseminated in the National Meeting of NGO of Health Promotion

- GrowMeUp present in Social Service Journey of CHUC

- GrowMeUp project in the Job and Training Fair

Cáritas Diocesana de Coimbra is a non-profit organisation (Private Institution of Social Solidarity) that supports people and communities in 5 districts of the Central Region of Portugal, in the areas of health, education, social and pastoral care.

Cáritas de Coimbra has nearly 90 centres (with 120 different responses) in Coimbra´s Diocese, supporting more than 20.000 people/year. For this purpose Caritas Coimbra has about 950 employees and 150 volunteers.

Intervention areas: Education; Health; Social Support; Family and Community; Children and Youth at Risk; Elderly; HIV/AIDS; Addiction; Homelessness; Community Intervention; Training; Summer camps and Social Tourism.

This work is annually organized by sector of activity or area of expertise, creating joint plans for the entire scope of the intervention with the elderly and the different directors in this area meet regularly to coordinate their activities and guidelines. Employees working in this area are people with many years of professional experience and specific training.

 

ELDERLY: Cáritas de Coimbra supports senior citizens for several decades, with 13 day care centres, 18 home care services, 3 nursing homes, 1 chronic disability / impairment home, 2 long term care units, 1 medical and rehabilitation clinic and 1 summer camp for senior citizens – overall Cáritas supports about 1100 elderly in these services, plus around 4000 people in the medical and rehabilitation clinic (at least half of which are elders).

 

SOCIAL INCLUSION: Cáritas de Coimbra develops work connected to the support of disadvantaged people for several decades, with 1 social support centre, 1 social integration income program, 2 social canteens; 1 therapeutic community, 1 day care centre, 2 street teams and a social rehabilitation apartment for people with drug abuse problems, 1 support centre for people with HIV, 1 temporary accommodation centre for homeless people, 2 community centres, 1 reintegration community for women (with or without children). Overall, in this area alone, Cáritas supports about 4000 / 4500 people each year.

 

CHILDREN AND YOUTH: Cáritas de Coimbra promotes education and support to children and youngsters since the 1970’s, with 4 day care centres, 2 kindergarten; 48 leisure activities centres; 1 youth care home, 1 children at risk care home, 1 youth summer camp; 1 team for drugs and sexuality prevention and cross-curricular enrichment activities, involving, overall near 10.000 people each year.

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