About project

The aim of the project “Kurzeme visiem”: to increase community-based social service availability for people with disabilities and children at the place of their residence in Kurzeme Region.
Project implementation time: 01.07.2015. – 31.12.2023.
Project implementer: organization “Kurzeme Planning Region”
Contact persons:
  • Project Manager: Inga Kalniņa, phone: +371 27008743, inga.kalnina@kurzemesregions.lv
  • Project manager assistant: Sandra Miķelsone-Slava, phone: +371 20027280, sandra.mikelsone@kurzemesregions.lv
Project partners:  28  partners (municipalities and social care centers):
  • all 20 Kurzeme region municipalities
  • municipalities of other planning regions (Aizkraukle, Limbaži, Smiltene and Tukums counties and Jekabpils city)
  • State Social Care Center “Kurzeme” and its 6 branches
  • 5 social care centers for children without parental care and orphans

Main activities of the project:

  • to assess individual needs of children with functional disorders, orphans and children without parental care and persons with mental health and intellectual development disorders
  • to prepare respective individual support plans for all assessed persons;
  • to develop Kurzeme Region De-institutionalization Plan;
  • to develop reorganizations plans for all social care centers for children without parental care and orphans;
  • to assist to persons with mental disorders while preparing for transition from institutional to community based care;
  • to provide community based social services for people with disabilities (including children);
  • to train specialists for working at community based social services;
  • to raise society’s awareness about people with disabilities and their needs.

Total project cost: 6 285 281EUR, of which 85% is co-financing from ESF (5342488,85 EUR) and 15% from state budget (942 792,15 EUR).