Presentation on theme: "House of Development Eurochild delegation project visit: The Municipality of Brøndby."— Presentation transcript:
House of Development Eurochild delegation project visit: The Municipality of Brøndby
April 29, 2010 The Municipality of Brøndby 35.000 inhabitants 44 % with ethnic minority background 3,5 % of the inhabitants are dependent on social benefits and need special employment access support. A low level of education
April 29, 2010 Organisation of the Social- and Health Administration Head of the Social- and Health Administration Health Social Service and Handicap Elderly and CareEmployment Management and Finance Visitation/ distribution Consultants
April 29, 2010 Organisation House of Development Distributing unit Integration Karavan VITA Practical training Workshops Middle Age Village Cafés in residential areas Job training Public and private job training Headhunter Youth Department (18-25) Special employment access support Temporary projects Clarification Team Management and Administration
April 29, 2010 Who we are Udviklingshuset = House of Development Part of the municipal Job Centre 60-65 employees
April 29, 2010 Target group Citizens who are dependent on social benefits, and with problems in addition to unemployment. 1027 citizens Goal: 500 in special employment access support programmes
April 29, 2010 Mission Giving special employment access support to citizens who are dependent on social benefits thereby moving them closer towards education or the labour market.
April 29, 2010 What we do We motivate, clarify and qualify citizens towards education or employment.
April 29, 2010 Methods Job plan containing individual goals Multiple approaches Dialogue with a social worker, psychologist… Group sessions, coaching sessions, education, exercise etc.
April 29, 2010 Values Building a relationship of trust Respect - meeting citizens at eye level Directing projects towards current group of clients Taking individual needs into question Focusing on personal abilities and potential
April 29, 2010 Local challenges Financial crisis affecting: Youngsters below 30 People with no or low education Men (to a lesser extent women)
April 29, 2010 Present target areas Youngsters Ethnicity social difficulties Job training and mentors An active approach
April 29, 2010 Our projects in short… Distribution unit Clarification team Job training Practical training Projects targeting ethnic minorities Project focusing on health Project aiming at persons with psychological difficulties