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Consorzio Intercomunale dei Servizi Sociali

Type of Institution
Local Public Organization
Via Montebello 39
Italy (IT)
Name contact
Number of Persons involved: 50
Age Range: 65/90
People with dementia who turn to social welfare service
Number of educators involved: 2
Age Range: 45/55
One director and one social worker
Number of caregivers involved: 100
Age Range: 35/85
Families of people with dementia who turn to social welfare service
Description of the organization
CISS Pinerolo manages and delivers social welfare services and interventions for a consortium of 30 local districts, in accordance with the national Italian law 328/2000 and the Pedimont regional law 1/2004.The main objectives of C.I.S.S. include:
1. Addressing poverty
2. Supporting for domiciliary care
3. Admission to residential care for people who are not self sufficient
4. Support for family responsibility and the protection of the rights of children.
5. Integration of people with disabilities.
6. Overcome the social deprivation derived from forms of addictions and dependencies.
To realise these objectives C.I.S.S. works in partnership with the local public health authority (A.S.L. TO3) and local public, private and third sector health, social and welfare organisations.
Through its Professional Social Services, C.I.S.S. provides specific and varied services according to the type of user:
- Children and families: Support for domiciliary care (homecare by external care workers and family caregivers); Addressing poverty (financial assistance); Strengthening parenthood (family mediation, protected meetings; national and international adoption; family centres); Admission to residential care (community housing facilities); Socioeducational support (day centres, support for social and community integrationand support with scholastic integration).
- Older people: Support for domiciliary care (homecare, emergency response system, financial support for external care workers; financial support for family caregivers; Addressing poverty (financial assistance); Admission to residential care (respite care, day care and residential care)
- Adults: Addressing poverty (financial assistance, night shelters for homeless people); Intercultural mediation (to support the social integration of the migrant)
- Disabled people: Support for domiciliary care (financial support for homecare by external care workers and family caregivers); addressing poverty (financial assistance); supported integration into the workplace (workplace integration service); admission to residential care (respite care, community housing facilities, supported living apartments); Independent Living Projects; Socioeducational support (day centres, support for social and community integration, family support groups, scholastic learning support and support with scholastic integration).
How the organisation will contribute to the dissemination and exploitation of the project results
Sharing every output and initiative of the project in our local area, involvinig our stakeholders.

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