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Volkshilfe Steiermark Print E-mail

Volkshilfe SteiermarkConnect, Institute for Research, Education and Development

Volkshilfe Steiermark is one of the largest non-profit-making providers in Styria/Austria (with a total of 2200 employees) as regards Health and Social Care and Childcare. It was founded as a charity in 1946/47. The expertise is in providing services for children, families and older people. Volkshilfe offers both mobile and residential health care for the elderly as well as childcare.

In addition Volkshilfe has an Institute for Research, Education and Development called “Connect” that is providing in-service-training for the staff, but is also occupied with carrying out transnational projects in the European programmes for education.
Since Volkshilfe is providing its services for the community, it keeps close contact with the local authorities and politicians. Moreover Volkshilfe has built an efficient network with organisations providing services for families.

Address
Connect, Institute for Research, Education and Development
Reininghausstra├če 49-51
8020 Graz
Austria

Contact
Regina Egger
Tel.: +43 (0) 316 678264-32
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Web: http://www.stmk.volkshilfe.at/Institut_Connect

 
Stadt Graz, SeniorInnenb├╝ro der Stadt Graz Print E-mail

The government of Graz is promoter of an active social policy in the regional capital of Styria. The focus of this policy is on empowerment and self-determination, especially of the most vulnerable groups. The Seniors office, as a department of the local government, is responsible for older citizens. It is a platform for public and private services for older people and acts in a networking function. The Seniors office strongly promotes civic engagement and participation of older citizens and supports initiatives taken by older people for older people.

Stadt Graz

Address
Stadt Graz
SeniorInnenbüro
Stigergasse 2/3. Stock, Zimmer 314
8020 Graz
Austria

Contact
Ulla Herfort-Wörndle
Tel: +43 316 872-6390
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Web: www.seniorenbuero.at