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Lutheran Diaconia

Lutheran Diaconia

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Who we are

VšĮ “Liuteronų diakonija” was registered in the Register of Legal Entities in 2007. The activities of the public enterprise are based on Christian values.
 
Objectives of the Diakonia:

Why we are involved in SEMPRE

SEMPRE is an international project which allows combining wide experience and contributing to the development of innovative methods of work with the target groups.
In Lithuania, social and diaconal activities, covering experience in work with various target groups, in cooperation with international partners, are intended for finding innovative forms of aid for the socially vulnerable groups.
Participation in the SEMPRE project encourages inter-institutional cooperation and allows bringing together the interested parties for the development of social and psychological empowerment tools.
The target groups selected by us cover single parents and persons affected by addiction. We have experience in work with these social groups and the partnership will help to find new work measures and provide knowledge and confidence to tackle these problems in an innovative way.
We hope that participation in the SEMPRE project will contribute to the improvement of the social services in Lithuanian regions.

What will be the most important result of SEMPRE?

Empowerment is the chosen approach in the work with single parents and people with addiction problems in rural areas.

Whom we are working with

The implementation of the project will be carried out at two different levels. In Lithuania, Regional Coordination Group was established: VšĮ “Liuteronų diakonija” and Klaipėda University. Two Local Empowerment Networks were established in Jurbarkas and Pagėgiai regions. In Jurbarkas we are working together with the Jurbarkas District Municipality, Jurbarkas Evangelical Lutheran Parish Diaconia “Jurbarko Sandora”, and in Pagėgiai with Pagėgiai Municipality and the long-term rehabilitation centre VšĮ “Gabrielius”. The SEMPRE project encourages the strengthening of social services provision in rural areas. Social service providers, such as welfare and public sector organisations, non-governmental and social enterprises, will be encouraged to involve end-users, i.e. members of socially disadvantaged groups – single parents and persons affected by addiction.
 
Lutheran Diaconia
Všļ „Liuteronų diakonija”
Vilnius, Lithuania

Contacts:
Ingrida Karūnienė
sempre.lithuania(at)gmail.com

http://www.ldiakonija.puslapiai.lt

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REGISTER NOW: SEMPRE Final Conference "Make Empowerment Happen! Changing Minds for Better Social Services" will take in Riga on 27 and 28 November 2018

Published: 2018-08-01
As the SEMPRE project is approaching the end of its lifetime, the project partners coordially invite you to Riga (Lativa) on 27-28 November 2018 to present the results of the project but also reflect on social innovation and empowerment in a wider context! Join our final conference "Make Empowerment Happen!  Changing Minds for Better Social Services".

SEMPRE Empowerment Trainings are being piloted – more to come in Fall/Winter 2018/19. Register now!

Published: 2018-08-01

As one of the main outputs of the SEMPRE project the Training Modules shall raise the competence of social service provider’s staff to cope with the challenges of empowerment and end-user involvement in their work. Thus, it is essential that these training modules will be developed, tested and evaluated in a real environment, before the final version is disseminated to the public. Sign up for further empowerment workshops taking place this year, for instance in Kiel (Germany). Register now!!!

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