Drop-In, Espaço Âncora
Espaço Âncora, a Drop-In was started in 2014, where the beneficiaries have access to several services availability of aseptic material for consumption, nursing care, snaks, library, computers with internet access, shower rooms, clothing, TV, occupational activities: workshops, theatre, painting studios.
Drop-In, Espaço Âncora
Rua passos Manuel, nº20, 1ªD. Lisboa
Vulnerable populations who have not yet been able to commit to any facility, even though many have been through several existing resources of the social support network;
Most of them are in the streets or in process of becoming autonomous in their own homes and are looking for familiarity and a meeting place;
Drug users and alcohol consumers
Users of É UMA CASA, Lisbon Housing First Project who are in te process of becoming autonomous
To support the most vulnerable and excluded populations with the aim of rehabilitating them in terms of their social skills and competences. This is achieved through the development of activities which are integrated in’ structured’ programes and imply a constant participation of the person, or flexible programes whose attendance depends on the person’s motivation.
To support and promote personal value- development by maximising the user’s capabilities, with the intencion of promoting personal autonomy and the development of skills which will allow a greater responsiveness in diferent contexts
Preparing for an alternative course of life and if possible towards specific treatment pogrammes and social and professional (re)insertion programes.
Espaço ncora is a social solution opened to the community and consists of a set of services available to the target population who need to be busy during the day.
It is imperative that conditions of trust be created and that the centre is seen as a place of support, care and aquisition of skills. The beneficiaries are free to choose from a set of means, services and take advantage of them as long as they wish based on their personal needs and objectives.
This place relies on specialized technicians who implement actiities with the target population. An alternative space for socialising has been developed where the recreational activities are organized and implemented.
An alternative space for socialising has been developed where the recreational activities are organized and implemented. This helps reinforce change within the target population, by discovering personal skills.
The guided activities that promote the discovery of new interests and friendshipswith the purpose of acquiring social skills.
The Street Outreach Team supplement the support provided in Espaço Âncora.
There is social intervention through theatre methodologies and technics as well as criativity trigers
We promote and develop social and personal skills
We stablish a support relationship
We promote access to social and health facilities
We promote access to a diversity of community resources
We promote citizenship
We provide social support
We promote physical and psychological health
We provide leisure and occupational activities
We pomote training in the área of work
We promote autonomisation and (re)insertion into the community
We promote Harm Reduction
Psychologist, Cultural Entertainer and a Monitor