Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

BETHANYSOCIALSERVICES Dr. Agim Xhumari Director Director ALBANIA Dr. Milika Dhamo Dir. Social Programs Vasilika Loli Finance Chief Alma Mehmeti Reception,

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "BETHANYSOCIALSERVICES Dr. Agim Xhumari Director Director ALBANIA Dr. Milika Dhamo Dir. Social Programs Vasilika Loli Finance Chief Alma Mehmeti Reception,"— Presentation transcript:

1 BETHANYSOCIALSERVICES Dr. Agim Xhumari Director Director ALBANIA Dr. Milika Dhamo Dir. Social Programs Vasilika Loli Finance Chief Alma Mehmeti Reception, Adoption

2 BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES IN ALBANIA 1992-2005 Albania ITALI Providing services to more than 10,000 people in 13 years

3 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES ALBANIA IN THE EARLY DAYS AND LATER The first Bethany office was in this van. The container in the background is indicative of Bethany Social Services’ emphasis on humanitarian work. The present office was opened in 2000 on the second floor of Hannah House.

4 Milestones of Bethany Social Services Albania 1991 Humanitarian Aid upgrading hospitals, providing vocational training for politically persecuted, clothing for the poor and life saving health care. 1991 Bethany Social Services started an Emergency Social Work Certificate Program in Tirana University. 1993-94 Building of the Bethany Transitional Group Homes for both abandoned and needy children. Milestones of Bethany Social Services Albania 1991 Humanitarian Aid upgrading hospitals, providing vocational training for politically persecuted, clothing for the poor and life saving health care. 1991 Bethany Social Services started an Emergency Social Work Certificate Program in Tirana University. 1993-94 Building of the Bethany Transitional Group Homes for both abandoned and needy children. The first Hannah House. Rozafa House

5 1995 First Bethany Albania adoption to the United States. Name change to Bethany Social Services Albania 1996 Opening of Tirana Clinic Counseling established in Tirana Maternity Hospitals 1998 First placement in Shepherding Program 1999 Kosovo Crises assisting refugees with medical, psycho/social and material needs and establishment of Bethany in Kosovo to aide those who were traumatized. K Kosovo Refugee Camp in AlbaniaTrauma work in Kosovo.

6 2000 The new Hannah House opens with accommodation for 70 children, Bethany offices, House Parent apartment, and conference rooms.

7 We are grateful for the many volunteers that have played a major part in the success of Bethany Social Services. They include doctors, nurses, social workers, teachers, homemakers, students and people from other walks of life.

8 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATED SERVICES. MEDICAL SERVICES: 1.REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, 2.PEDIATRY 3.CARDUIOLOGY 4.CYTOLOGY 5.LAB TESTS ADRESSING CLIENTS NEEDS HOLISTICALLY PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, MEDICAL AND SPIRITUAL NEEDS

9 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES SHEPHERDING PROGRAM DO NOT LET THE ABANDONED PREGNANT MOTHERS LOSE HOPE WOMEN AND BABIES AT RISK MEDICAL, SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES INTEGRATION 100 Pregnant and Abandoned women have received services from the Shepherding Program.

10 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES WORKING IN SCHOOLS AND THE COMMUNITY THROUGH THE TAYLOR GRANT Dealing with issues of low income student families and children who are often orphaned. Working with parents to improve the school and deal with social issues.

11 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES ALBANIA TRANSITIONAL GROUP HOMES AND ADOPTION Group Homes 2002-2004 Served 130 children: 13 Returned to birth home 28 Local adoptions 23 Adoptions Abroad Bethany Albania has had a total of 83 children adopted to the United States since 1995.

12 BETHANY ADVANCED TRAINING INSTITUTE SYSTEMATIC MASTERS PROGRAM INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION SHARE EXPERIENCE PROVIDE EXPERTISE TO SOCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS TELOS CEU in Counseling SkillsCommunity Cell Group Leader Training Kosovo Educators Gramsh Women

13 BETHANY SOCIAL SERVICES SUPPORT AEP, COE Taylor TWIG, SOROS, CRS, GLOBAL GENEVA BCS - USA ANONYMOUS

14

15 Goals for 2006

16 Today Bethany Albania, with its Partners, continues and intends to expand its service to the needs of the Albanian people through: Bethany Clinics in Tirana & Korca Bethany Transitional Group Homes Maternity Hospitals in Tirana Schools Community Adoption Social Services Education


Download ppt "BETHANYSOCIALSERVICES Dr. Agim Xhumari Director Director ALBANIA Dr. Milika Dhamo Dir. Social Programs Vasilika Loli Finance Chief Alma Mehmeti Reception,"

Similar presentations


Ads by Google