|Title of the action:||Supporting the transformation of residential institutions for persons with intellctual disabilities|
|Donator:||Open Society Institute|
|Duration:||Fabruary 2013 – January 2016|
The purpose of this FOSI funded project is to provide technical support to biggest residential institutions in Croatia for people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems in the process of transformation and organizing community-based services.
During 2013, technical support was provided to Centre for Rehabilitation Stančić and Centre for Rehabilitation Zagreb. In 2014, and with the approval of the Ministry of Social Policy and Youth (MSPY) and Open Society, we continued to provide support for Centre for Rehabilitation Ozalj and Home for Mentally Ill Adults Osijek.
On May 17th 2013, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Social Policy and Youth Milanka Opacic signed an Memorandum of Understanding with Judith Klein the Director of the Open Society Mental Health Initiative of the Open Society Foundations on the financing of the project “Transformation and deinstitutionalization of the Rehabilitation Center Stancic and Rehabilitation Center Zagreb” worth 3.5 million U.S. dollars. Transformation and de-institutionalization ...