Association for Social Development of Gondomar - adsg. THANKS Project – Northern Ireland 7-9 November 2013. identity. TYPE OF ORGANISATION : Non- profit associations (NFP-ASC). COMMERCIAL ORIENTATION : Not for Profit (NP). SCOPE : Local(L).
THANKS Project – Northern Ireland
7-9 November 2013
TYPE OF ORGANISATION: Non-profitassociations (NFP-ASC)
COMMERCIAL ORIENTATION: Not for Profit (NP)
ECONOMIC SECTOR: HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK
SIZE (STAFF): 18
SIZE (LEARNERS/TRAINEES): 247
The Association for Social Development in Gondomar (ADSG) is a Private Institution of Social Solidarity and Public Service since 2008.
Our social focus are :
Family, community, and the elderly, including those who have weak financial situation and high degree of social vulnerability.
The Municipality of Gondomar, belongs to the North Region of Portugal and to the District of Porto, and is inside of the Metropolitan Area of Porto (MAP), which has 16 municipalities.In terms of geographical area, Gondomar is the sixth largest municipality of the MAP.
Located on the right bank of the River Douro, Gondomar is an ancient town whose history goes back, according to legend, to the years between 610 - 612, when the Visigoth King FlavioGundemarosexplored this region rich in gold mines.
Gondomar is located at around 5 km of the city of Porto.
OUR ACTIVITIES COVER THE MUNICIPALITY OF GONDOMAR AND THE REGION OF OPORTO.
2008 | Social enterprise - SERVIFAM company laundry and cleaning services
2009 | Center Home Care Service with
cognitive stimulation center
2010 | Volunteer group “APROXIMAR”
N = 20 VOLUNTEERS
2010 | “Esperança” Social kitchen
2012 | “ComUnidade” Psychopedagogical
Younger’s, and children with special needs, to give help in psychology, psychopedagogy, occupational therapy and other learning activities such as ICT and languages.
2013 | StartupD’ouroIncubator
From JOBTOWN project
2013 | RESIT and ENSIE
RESIT - Enterprise network for Social Inclusion through the Work
MAIN OBJECTIVE: promote networking in order to maximize the synergy of actions for the employability and employment of people who are professionally excluded or vulnerable.
ENSIE - European Network of Social Integration Enterprises
MAIN OBJECTIVE: the representation, maintenance and development within the European Union of networks and federations for work integration social enterprises.
EUROPEAN PROJECT - Lifelong Learning Programme
2012 - Leonardo Da Vinci PartnershipProject:
Skillsfor Social Entrepreneurs
To create and deliver a tool kit of social entrepreneurship that will offer solutions, knowledge and advice to social entrepreneurs.