Official title of the project

Networking for Community Child-Oriented model

Sectors

Project information

Subtitle
CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2012 Theme 3: Capacity building at the local level
Region / City
Cities
Beograd
Total budget of programme / project

92,609.25 EUR

Implementation period
2013. Nov - 2015. Mar
Expected results
  1. Increased Capacities of 320 professionals and activists from MODS (Network of Organisations for Children in Serbia) – CSOs working with/for vulnerable for networking, use of social media, public advocacy and monitoring of child-oriented model of community networking.
  2. Developed local networks of representatives of CSOs and public institutions working with/for vulnerable children in 5 communities (Knjaževac, Pirot, Novi Sad, Užice, Kruševac) for development and implementation of adequate community service provision based on a child-oriented model.
  3. Comprehensive guidelines on child-oriented model of community networking are developed.
  4. National promotion of the child-oriented model of community networking – two press conferences organised, National conference organized for 60 participants, Guidelines on child-oriented model of community networking presented to national stakeholders (10 meetings held with relevant national institutions).
Beneficiary

: Vulnerable children in need of community services (Roma, CWD, street involved children, victims of trafficking, returnees from readmission, etc.), especially from 5 selected communities.

Summary of the project

The Action provides a model of collaboration and networking of primarily local stakeholders for the improvement of the position of vulnerable children. The approach is designed according to assessment of needs of vulnerable individuals; based on community tailored collaboration. It involves a comprehensive research on child welfare reform and the creation of guidelines for a child-oriented model of community and networking.

Programme/Project objectives

The Action responds to some of the challenges regarding the role of CSOs in the current social welfare reform and development of community services for vulnerable children. Child-oriented model is a model of collaboration and networking of primarily local stakeholders for the improvement of the position of vulnerable children. The project activities will directly target 210 professionals and 45 institutions and organisations working at the local level by trainings on use of social media, monitoring and advocacy, consultative meetings, peer reviews, comprehensive research on child welfare reform and stakeholders’ cooperation, creation of guidelines for child-oriented model of community and networking.