Association of parents of children and youth with disabilities – Paths

NGO: Association of parents of children and youth with disabilities – Paths, Podgorica
Title of the project: Development of social services for children with disabilities
Amount granted: € 12,126.00

PathsNGO Paths was established in December, 2001. The initiators of establishing the organization are the parents of disabled children and citizens who want to actively participate in creating and improving policies and practices that affect the lives of disabled children and youth.

Their mission is equality and full integration of disabled children and youth in all spheres of society, regardless of the degree and type of disability.

Trough the implementation of this project they realized Study visit from Negotin in Macedonia. The visit was to inform about the development and establishment of service, “Housing with support”. What is of great importance, this visit attended advisor for PWD issues in the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro.

There were three panels and seminar. Seminar for parents contributed empowerment of parents.

The project had the most effect on parents of children with disabilities who participated in the seminar of psychological support.

This project has created opportunities to develop as respectable services providers for children and youth with disabilities in local community where they act.