Special section: Decentralisation

On this page you will find resources and information on Decentralisation of social services, including information on the ChildHub conference on the same subject.

About the Conference

18 Jul 2016
Slides and posters from the Regional Policy Forum: Impact of Decentralisation on Social Services, May 10-11 2016 in Vienna, Austria.    Posters: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Kosovo Moldova Romania... Read more
11 Jun 2016
On 10-11 May 2016 in Vienna, Austria, the Child Protection Hub for South East Europe organised a Regional Policy Forum on Decentralisation of Social Services. This event brought together over 60 participants, including policy makers, local... Read more
24 May 2016
Conference research reports were developed for the conference „Decentralisation of Social Services: Methods, Consequences,Lessons Learnt” that took place 10-11 May 2016 in Vienna, Austria, organised by ChildHub. There are nine papers... Read more
18 May 2016
On 10-11 May 2016 Child Protection Hub for South East Europe organised a Policy Forum on Impact of Decentralisation on Social Services in Vienna, Austria. The event brought together about 60 policy makers, local authorities, representatives of... Read more

Library

01 Jan 2019
We are sharing this report, prepared by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU at the invitation of "Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria" (HHC). The evaluation presented in the document was prepared by the... Read more
01 Jun 2018
Dear colleagues, we are sharing with you the UNICEF document “Ending institutionalization and strengthening family and community based care for children in Europe and beyond”. The document aims at highlighting the need for the process of... Read more
01 Apr 2018
We are presenting this report (in Bulgarian) created by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, entitled "The Process of Deinstitutionalization From a First-Person Point of View". The text looks at problems and... Read more

Decentralisation

[Bulgaria] Survey Highlights Worrisome Prejudice among Bulgarians towards Children from Institutions
Date of publication: 2019
An Alpha Research study conducted in ten municipalities with institutions for children highlighted the worrying Bul
[Bulgaria] A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the KHC evaluated the assigned tasks of Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2019
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children with experience in direct field work and in research of the process of deinstitutionalization of child care - Borislava Mecheva, Valentina Bizheva,
[Bulgaria] An Assesment of the contributions of Hope and Homes for Children – branch Bulgaria in the deinstitutionalization process was presented to the professional community
Date of publication: 2019
On 23rd January 2019 Hope and Homes for Children - Branch Bulgaria held a conference on "Deinstitutionalization in the conditions of political turbulence, poverty and limited human resources".
[Bulgaria] Childhood 2025 Coalition Reviewed its Activity for 2018
Date of publication: 2019
On 14th December 2018, the Childhood 2025 Coalition held its Christmas meeting where organizations discussed in an informal and festive environment the achievements in the implementation of the policy of deinstitutionalization of children in Bulga
Supporting childcare reforms in conditions of political instability, poverty and limited human resources
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children, New Bulgarian University
We are sharing this report, prepared by the Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU at the invitation of "Hope and Homes for Children - Bulgaria" (HHC).
[Bulgaria] After years of protesting, the Parliament adopted the new Disability Act
Date of publication: 2018
One of the best news for December in Bulgaria is that the Parliament finally adopted the new Disability Act after years of protests by mothers of disabled children.
[Bulgaria] The Course on "Realizing (Im)Possible Dreams" Has Begun
Date of publication: 2018
How are we realizing (im)possible dreams?  
[Bulgaria] The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children completed the mid-term evaluation of the results of the project "Hope and Homes for Children-Bulgaria"
Date of publication: 2018
The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children completes a mid-term evaluation of the results of the project "Hope and Homes for Children-Bulgaria" (HHC).

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