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

 

LEMONADE DAY

On July 23rd, second year in a row, Drop in Shelter and Centre for Youth Integration, organized Lemonade Day campaign. On this day, people enjoyed lemonade, in 78 cafes and bars from Belgrade, Pančevo and Novi Banovci. The income from the lemonade was donated to Drop...

MR. HERBERT STEPIC VISITS BELGRADE

As part of the celebration of the International Day for street children on April 12th, we had the honor to host Mr. Herbert Stepic, founder of H. Stepic CEE Charity and former CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International. With Mr. Stepic we talked about Drop in shelter future...

APRIL 12TH, INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: FOR DROP IN SHELTER IN BELGRADE, FUNDS ARE PROVIDED ONLY UNTIL THE END OF 2017

Since 2011, in more than 130 countries around the world, April 12th is celebrated as the International Day for Street Children. Also, this year, the Center for Youth Integration marks the tenth anniversary of the Drop in Shelter, the only services on the territory of...

10TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF DROP IN SHELTER FOR STREET INVOLVED CHILDREN

On May 11th Drop in Shelter for street involved children marked a decade of work. In a beautiful space of Hotel Allure Caramel we have hosted our donors, partners, colleagues and friends of Drop in Shelter. Guests enjoyed the program and performance of the Drop in...

LEMONADE DAY FOR DROP IN SHELTER

On July 15th, third year in a row, Center for Youth Integration is organizing Lemonade Day event. On this day, people enjoy lemonade, in more than 90 cafes and bars from Belgrade, Pančevo and Novi Sad. The idea of the event is that every bar and cafe donate it’s...

UN HAS PUBLISHED THE GENERAL COMMENT ON CHILDREN IN STREET SITUATIONS

On 21st of June UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has published The General Comment on Children in Street Situation: Download Comment Center for Youth Integration expresses great satisfaction because of the fact that The General Comment gives directions and...

READY FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR THANKS TO LEMONADE

Third year in a row, Belgrade but also Novi Sad, Pančevo and Šabac enjoyed lemonade in order to help children from Drop in Shelter to receive all necessary school materials. During Lemonade Day event on 15th of July we have fundraised 296.015,89 dinars and that is...

CWS EUROPE AND WEEK OF COMPASSION ARE NOW SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

Since November CWS Europe and Week of compassion are supporting our Educational program. This program is working on supporting social inclusion of children from substandard settlements through their inclusion in educational system. We are grateful for this support and...

THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN WHO LIVE AND/OR WORK ON THE STREET

For the first time in Serbia document that recognize the rights of children who live and/or work on the street was presented on the conference “Improving the quality of services for street- involved children in Serbia in line with UN General Comment” Belgrade,...

CAFE BAR 16 – OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY

In the presence of numerous quests, officials and donors, CAFE BAR 16 was officially opened. CAFE BAR 16 is social enterprise, initiated by the Center for Youth Integration, in order to expand the support provided to children who live and/or work on the street. After...

CIRCLE OF DONORS

 

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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