With the forum theatre “Stories from the Soul” Caritas Serbia commemorated World Mental Health Day in Belgrade

On the occasion of the October 10 – World Mental Health Day, a forum theatre – Stories from the Soul was held in Belgrade, Serbia.  This interactive theatre performance is based on the experiences of users of psychiatric services. Forum theatre is a specific type of open theater, which aims…

The bishops of Serbia supported Caritas’s campaign “It Can Happen to Anyone”

At today’s meeting of the bishops of Serbia, the director of Caritas Serbia Rev. Ivica Damjanovic presented the campaign on the occasion of marking October 10th, World Mental Health Day. By being photographed with the slogan “It can happen to anyone”, the bishops of Serbia supported this year’s anti-stigma campaign….

ANTI-STIGMA CAMPAIGN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN CONTEST

Caritas organizations from South-East Europe, together with Caritas Italiana and Caritas Bulgaria, invite all interested parties to take part in a design contest launched within the mental health anti-stigma campaign under the slogan “IT CAN HAPPEN TO ANYONE”. Campaign is being realized within the project “SOCIETIES” on the occasion of…

Over 120,000 meals distributed in Presevo during this year

After three years of work, the Reception Center for Refugees and Migrants in Presevo has been temporarily closed, in order to rationalize refugee centers in Serbia. Most refugees and migrants who passed through Serbia had their first encounter with our country and its citizens at this center. Caritas was among…

Caritas organizes a series of activities for refugees in Presevo and Bujanovac

The Caritas team in Presevo ​​and Bujanovac organizes English language lessons for adult refugees in order to work on improving their communication skills, practicing pronunciation and learning new words. At these classes, various topics are addressed from everyday life, in order for students to acquire the most useful knowledge that…

Creative activities for children in Bujanovac Reception Center

One of the Caritas activities visited by a large number of children housed in Bujanovac Reception Center is the “Artistic corner”. Within this workshop, children have the opportunity to develop their creative spirit by making various figures and decorations of plastic, cardboard and color paper. In addition to this workshop…

Support to refugee children who attend school in Presevo

For the duration of the school year, the Caritas team of psycho-social support, who is active at the Presevo ​​refugee center, focused part of their activities on the refugee children who attended the regular school. Caritas was one of the organizations that participated in accompanying children to school, as well…

Study visit to Milan – Italy

In the framework of the project SOCIETIES a study visit to Milan – Italy has been organised from the 21st to the 25th of May. During the visit the participants had a chance to see the functioning of a system of social welfare, based on community services and social enterprises….

Planting action with the first graders in Valjevo

On Friday May 4th 2018 – International firefighter’s day, in cooperation with the First elementary school from Valjevo and Caritas Valjevo, Caritas Serbia organized a workshop about disaster risk reduction in the park Pećina in Valjevo for 30 first graders. The park is located on a small landslide, which was…

How to fight against stress? A training for operators in the refugee centers in Serbia

On Friday 4th of May 2018, in the premises of the Regional Centre for Professional Development in Nis – Serbia, the training named “Prevention against burn-out syndrome of professionals in social protection“ was held. The training gathered staff members of Caritas Belgrade Archbishopric and Caritas Srem, involved in direct assistance…