700 assistants in service of the community
700 trained social assistants in 12 municipalities offered social services to 2037 customers of the project “Social services in exchange for more jobs”. This was announced by the vice-minister of labour and social politics Yasen Yanev during the opening of the concluding conference on the topic “Social assistant – service with many aspects”.
“The providers of social services with experience and capacity in the “social assistant” field are 150″, pointed out the vice-minister Yanev and added, that 246 municipalities have sufficient capacity to co-finance and manage the services.
Yanev noted, that the co-ordination between the governmental institutions, local management and all sides involved and interested is a requirement to guarantee the full social inclusion of people with disabilities.