The program of prevention of replicative orphanhood

  • Posted on: 22 December 2017
  • By: eegyn

Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (St. Petersburg) has completed the implementation of the public benefit program "Prevention of replicative orphanhood among persons who were deprived of parental care in there childhood" in the Krasnoselsky district of St. Petersburg.

The program was implemented with the financial and organizational support of the Committee for Social Policy of St. Petersburg. Within the framework of the program, specialists and volunteers of the DAPC along with the Comprehensive Center for Social Services for the Population of Krasnoselsky District and with the participation of the 74 police department and the City Polyclinic No. 106, have conducted active patronage of more than 100 former orphans living independently. When visiting young people from the target group, social problems were identified, the crisis situation in life, the need for social support was established, information materials were distributed, individual consultations were conducted to motivate a healthy lifestyle and prevent unwanted pregnancies. 30 people were selected who needed social support of the people visited in the framework of the active patronage. (women with children, disabled people, who need medical help, other persons who are in difficult situations, who abuse alcohol). Accompanying each client was carried out by a team of specialists consisting of a psychologist and a social worker. The escort was carried out to assist the person in determining his needs, assisting in solving problems, including those related to or caused by the abuse of alcohol or drugs, assistance in obtaining medical assistance, solving psychological problems, forming responsible attitude to the child, forming an individual and family social and psychological stability, rendering assistance in solving social problems, providing psychological support, organizing individual employment programs.

Two trainings "How to find a job" have been conducted for 40 representatives of the target group, aimed ad professional orientation and motivation for job placement and vocational training.

In total, more than 150 people took part in the program and received over 1300 different services.