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Training on the topic “Human Management” was conducted by the Equilibrium management for the team of social services that the organization manages. The training took place over the courseof  two days and contained elements of team building.

The services that the organization manages present constant challenges and, despite the long experience of those who manager the various deparments, there is a need for reflection on personal and group performance. This skill development coincides with the…

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The sensory room was opened today (04.11.2022) in the Integrated Children’s Services run by Equilibrium.

“We have long dreamed of such a sensory room, and it turned into reality thanks to the four Lions Clubs in Ruse,” said Milena Nedelcheva, director of the centre.

The room is essential and important in working with over 50 children with disabilities in the day centre. It allows children who have sensory disorders and experience difficulties in accepting information…

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The Equilibrium team and the Social Services Complex for Children and Families – Ruse once again expresses its huge thanks to the students and staff of the Frederick Schiller School for their donation of food for children who are not currently raised by their parents, as well as families who are having difficulty meeting the needs of their children. The noble gesture is a continuation of the annual initiative of the Youth Parliament at the school linked to International…

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Yesterday – October 25 – an innovative playground was opened in the Kindergarten “Brothers Grimm” in Sofia under the project “Reform of Early Children’s Education in Eastern Europe – Bulgaria”. Equilibrium works in in partnership with VIA University College, Denmark and the project is funded by the Villum Foundation, Denmark. The project started in January 2019 and, yesterday, was its symbolic end. However, it represents a new bold start for the children, parents and educators and…

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We accept 2005 as a turning point not only for us, but also for the child protection system in Bulgaria. Until then, the country had, as social services, only a few daycare centres for children with disabilities. Then, under a project of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, funded by the World Bank, 10 complexes for social services for children and families  were launched. The project „ Reform for improving the well-being…

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The final external evaluation of the Voice of Adversity Project was carried out in the period June-August 2022, with the participation of the Equilibrium Association team, heads of partner organizations in five pilot districts of the country (Vidin, Plovdiv, Ruse, Sofia and Shumen), mentors and people whose voices are heard – children, youth and parents involved in the project due to the need for support from the child protection system, social services and programs. A team of…

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For the first time since the opening of the family-type accommodation centre designed for children and young people with disabilities in need of constant medical care, children took part in a summer camp in Tyulenovo.

Equilibrium has been running this complex integrated health and social service since 2016. We place great emphasis on ensuring that children who are admitted with poor prognosis and severe illnesses and disabilities receive the best quality of care so as to increase their chances…

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For another year, Equilibrium provided an opportunity to improve the life skills of a group of young men and women from the “Nadezhda” (Hope) and “Lyubov” (Love) services for residential care for persons with mental disabilities. Usually, it took place at the beginning of September on the Northern Black Sea coast in the village of Tyulenovo. Rainy days during the first half of our stay did not dampen our spirits. We organized competitive games,…

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For another year, the three social services of the Complex for Social Services for Children and Families – Ruse are included in the campaign “Let’s clean Bulgaria together”.

Employees from the Centre for Public Support and the Centre for Working with Street Children cleaned the adjacent kindergartens of the Complex. The young clients of the services also planted crocuses. In the “Pink House”, our small-group home, the courtyard was cleaned, the youth, with the help of the…

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From 20.06.2022 to 25.06.2022, Natalia, Kaloyan, Feidan and Sasho, accompanied by five staff members, were on a summer camp in the seaside village of Tyulenovo, Shabla municipality.

Times change, people, policies, wars are fought and hardly anyone feels certain about anything. But the kind villagers always make us feel welcome and the youngsters truly love being at the seaside. Feeling the sea waves splashing, Feidan smiled and parted with them with difficulty. Natalya, on the other…

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