Development of Community and Family-based Integrated Social Services for the Most Vulnerable Children in Azerbaijan
The success of this project will not only increase the consistent quality of service provision and multi-sectoral approaches to child development and social protection, but also position the NGO/CSO community as a valued and trusted ‘third sector’ to work alongside public and private sector entities in delivering the broadest range of services and high impact interventions to the most vulnerable children across the country.
- By 2021, an increased number of vulnerable children in three districts of Ganja, Aghjabadi, Shirvan have access to quality integrated, inclusive child-centered, equity-focused and community-based social services and child protection systems;
- By 2021, an increased number of adolescents and youth in eight districts of Baku-Binagadi and Khazar, Mingachevir, Shamkir, Qazakh, Bilasuvar, Tartar, Geranboy and Barda have equitable access to integrated youth-friendly services.
- About 400 children at pre-school age (3-5 yrs.) will benefit from early learning and pre-school support through play, games and contact with other children including children with disabilities. (Absheron, Ganja, Shirvan, Aghjabedi);
- Around 4,000 children are expected to be reached by social workers through community outreach for vulnerability assessment and 200 children with disabilities will receive specific social services to support their integration and development (Ganja, Shirvan, Aghjabedi);
- Some 3,000 adolescents and young people will benefit from getting an access to youth-friendly services and be involved in training, sports, art and participation activities (Baku-Binagadi and Khazar, Mingachevir, Shamkir, Qazakh, Bilasuvar, Tartar, Geranboy and Barda).