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

 

REVIS project – The Second National Workshop

On Friday, September 16th, the Second National Workshop was held in Serbia as part of the REVIS project - Response to peer violence among children in schools and neighboring environments. The workshop was attended by representatives of the schools involved in this...

Vacancy: Facilitator/Educator in the Children’s Corner

The Center for Youth Integration is an association of citizens whose mission, for 18 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...

There is a power in education: CYI has published new Newsletter

"I go to school regularly", beneficiary of Drop in Shelter The Center for Youth Integration has published a new newsletter for the new school year. CYI team believes that education is a force that can help the children and young people we work with to get out of the...

Guide For Parents to Help Combat Peer Violence Among Children

Children's behavior in different social settings is shaped by social and gender norms and expectations. Parents, specifically in the early years of development, play an important part in influencing the behavior and personality of their children. During this process...

Drop in Shelter celebrated its 15th birthday

On Saturday, June 4th, Drop in Shelter celebrated its 15th birthday. More than a hundred children present, at two locations in Belgrade, had fun and enjoyed music, dancing, face painting and socializing with numerous guests who joined us and increased the celebration...

REVIS project in Serbia: girls play football, boys dance

In Serbia, one of the ten schools participating in the REVIS project - response...

REVIS Project: The first National Workshop on Participatory Action Research

On Saturday, May 28, the first National Workshop of Participatory Action Research was held within the REVIS project - response to peer violence among children in schools and adjacent settings. The aim of the workshop was to support students and teachers from 10...

The Center for Youth Integration is the winner of the “Remembering Hilda Dajč” award

The Center for Youth Integration expresses its gratitude and pride for receiving the "Remembering of Hilda Dajč" award in the Youth Recognition category for the expressed civic responsibility and social awareness. In Belgrade, on May 8th, in the University Library...

A STORY OF SUSTAINABLE CHANGE IN SERBIA

How government and civil society can join forces against child labour "Sometimes I did have something to eat, and sometimes I didn’t. That was the reason I was working in the street." Boško Prologue It is estimated that 10% of children aged 5 to 17 years are involved...

REVIS project in Serbia: “Since the project started, I talk more with children about various problems, they open up to me and all this means a lot to them” (teacher from one primary school)

Since January 2021, the REVIS project - "Response to Peer Violence against Children in Schools and Adjacent Settings" (Responding to Violence against Children in Schools and Adjacent Settings) has been implemented in Serbia. After the successful completion of the...

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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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