Whoever saves one life, saves the whole world!
CONCORDIA is an international, independent, non-governmental and non-profit organization with a history of over 24 years in Romania. Its mission is supporting the social, familial, educational and professional (re)integration of children, youth and families in difficult situations towards an independent and responsible life.
Our projects are implemented in Bucharest, Ploiești and Ariceștii Rahtivani, and more than 450 children, youth and adults benefit from our projects every year.
Our Projects in Bucharest:
The Social Centre Saint Lazarus is a night shelter for homeless persons between 18 and 35 years old, having a capacity of 65 places.
Casa Hannes, protected housing for adults, offers social services and support for six persons with disabilities.
Occupation protected workshops helps 12 persons, homeless youth and/or with disabilities, without any experience or abilities in finding or adapting to a job.
Social apartments in Bucharest provide accommodation to young vulnerable people that are working and preparing for independent life.
Every year The Job Coaching Program offers job coaching programs and professional training for 90 young people between 18 and 35 years old in Bucharest and Ilfov County.
Our Projects in Prahova County:
Day Care Center Casa Cristina, offers after-school services for 36 children from Mimiu, a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Ploiești.
Casa Alexandra, service center for children and families, offers a warm daily meal and educational after-school programs for 36 children from disadvantaged families in Ploiești, as well as services for families: support in finding employment, health and psychological counselling, and support in accessing public services.
Over 200 children and youth live in our family-like houses in Ploiești and Ariceștii Rahtivani: CONCORDIA Children’s City, Casa Eva, Casa Austria and The Farm for children. We offer shelter, daily meals, personal care materials, social and medical assistance, educational support and therapy.
CONCORDIA Professional Training and Education Center (CONCORDIA Vocational School) offers inclusive vocational training opportunities for 68 young people, ensuring access for socially disadvantaged youth to quality education and training. Through our Job Coaching program we provide support to help them find employment.
CONCORDIA BAKERY is a social business, that through its activity supports the training program of CONCORDIA Vocational School, also after graduation our bakery students can become employees of the Bakery and take their first step on the labour market.
Please visit us at: http://www.concordia.or.at/romania/