CENTER FOR YOUTH INTEGRATION

ASSOCIATION OF CITIZENS ESTABLISHED IN 2004

MISSION

Our mission is to contribute to making an inclusive society through consultations between children and community, by improving existing and creating some new mechanisms which provide equal chances for a capacity development of each street involved child and a child who is at high risk of becoming street involved.

 
 

VISION

Our vision: Organization which improves the position of children at risk, by promoting policies and practices in accordance with the needs of children, by improving the quality of work, by providing services and developing a model of assistance in Belgrade and in other communities.

 
 
 
 
 

OUR WORK

 

DROP IN SHELTER

Drop in shelter is a licensed service, recognized in Law on social protection, with the aim to improve life quality of the street involved children.

REFUGEE RESPONSE: PROJECTS OF SUPPORT CHILDREN REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

Projects supporting refugee and migrant children in Serbia were created in October 2015 as a response to the refugee crisis in Europe.

PROGRAM OF EDUCATION

Program of education is organized with a goal to include children in the educational system in early age, as a measure of support and prevention…

REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTRE

The aim of the Regional Resource Centre for Child Protection for South Eastern Europe (RRC) is to develop strong regional community…

PHILANTHROPY PROGRAM

Philanthropy program aim is to provide sustainability of the Centre for youth integration programs.

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE - CAFÉ BAR 16

Bearing in mind all the problems which the street-involved children face on daily basis, we have set as our work priority a widespread…

FOLLOW OUR ACTIVITIES

 

International Day of Street Children

“Two thirds of residents of informal settlements experienced four or more traumatic events during their childhood” This year, the Center for Youth Integration marked the International Day of Street Children by presenting the results of the research "Adverse childhood...

THE CENTER FOR YOUTH INTEGRATION IS OPENING A JOB VACANSY FOR THE POSITION OF ADVISOR IN FULFILMENT OF BENEFICIARIES RIGHTS, FOR THE POSITION OF HEALTH CARE ADVISOR AND FOR TWO POSITIONS OF OUTREACH WORKER FOR EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT WITHIN THE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION

The Center for Youth Integration is an association of citizens whose mission, for 20 years, has been to contribute to the creation of an inclusive society in consultation with children and the community, through the improvement of existing and the creation of new...

International Day of Street Children

On the occasion of April 12th, the International Day of Street Children, the Center for Youth Integration presented the results of research on Roma households in informal settlements in the premises of Cafe bar 16 (Cetinjska Street 15a). On that occasion, the Minister...

Sparrows, welcome to Cafe bar 16!

Spring has finally come! And with spring, sparrows have arrived! https://youtu.be/ImlwrlyQC8U See you at 16!

International Day of Happiness at Cafe Bar 16

All over the world, March 20 is celebrated as the International Day of Happiness. On this very occasion, and organized by the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, representatives and members of several non-governmental organizations gathered at...

Newsletter for 2022, Center for Youth Integration

It is our pleasure to present you our Newsletter for 2022. You can find it here: Newsletter Center for Youth Integration 2022 (1)

Press Release

With this press release, we would like to address the tragic death of a one-year-old baby in an informal settlement in Belgrade. Unfortunately, this is one of a series of such tragic events that resulted in the death of children without us witnessing an adequate...

“We’re here for them until they’re ready to be independent”

A place for children and young people The number 16 that gave the café its name is sprayed large on the wall. The graffiti catch your eye in the blue room where young people spend their time reading, drinking coffee, playing darts and laughing. The 8-year primary...

Children from Program of Education visited the Winter Children’s Science Camp

The beneficiaries of the Program of Education, during the winter school break, visited the Winter Children's Science Camp organized by the Center for the Promotion of Science. During the five days that the activities lasted, the Program's professional and volunteer...

From the streets to a better life

Albert’s family fell apart when he was 5 years old. He relates how he and his brother and sister lived in a hut made of planks, tarpaulins and plastic sheets. His father only had casual jobs in the construction industry. The children gathered recyclable waste, which...

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By creating a comprehensive network of support, the Center for Youth Integration seeks to provide a better future for the children involved in the life and work on the street and children who are at risk of becoming so.

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