So­cial ser­vices grant

Costa Levante News - - NEWS -

Ben­i­tachell has re­ceived a grant from Ali­cante coun­cil of €23,125 to­wards the cost of dif­fer­ent care pro­grammes run by the de­part­ment of so­cial ser­vices.

The ma­jor­ity of the grant, €18,113, will be put to­wards the home help ser­vice, pro­vid­ing care and as­sis­tance for those un­able to per­form ev­ery­day tasks.

The amount of €2,608 was as­signed to the project called ‘Ex­er­cise your mind’, which will help vul­ner­a­ble adults in so­cial sit­u­a­tions.

An­other €1,804 was do­nated for le­gal and psy­cho­log­i­cal coun­selling, which in­cludes as­sis­tance in mat­ters of law, equal op­por­tu­ni­ties and do­mes­tic vi­o­lence.

The re­main­ing amount of €600 will be de­voted to the pre­ven­tion of ad­dic­tive be­hav­iours, and will be specif­i­cally aimed at teach­ing chil­dren to avoid al­co­hol and cig­a­rettes.

Jac­inta Pas­tor, head of the de­part­ment of so­cial ser­vices, wel­comed the fund­ing and thanked Ali­cante coun­cil for their as­sis­tance.

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