Consultative Guideline – Call for children and youngsters from orphanages!

October 20, 2016

The consultative form of the POCU 2014-2020 Applicant Guidelines – Specific Conditions: “Children first 2016“ (SO 4.12, 4.13, 4.14) have been published.

Project value: minimum 450.000 euro, maximum 1.300.000 euro.
Implementation period: maximum 36 months.

Eligible applicants/partners:

  • Public local institutions with responsabilities in child protection, in partnership with
  • Authorized social services providers

The participation of the General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection under which the orphanage is subordinated it is compulsory in the project!

Target group:

  • Institutionalized persons (children / youth);
  • People who left protection system in the past two years;
  • Children at risk of family separation;
  • Maternal assistants; 


  • Integrated support services to ensure the transition from institutional care to community-based services;
  • Assistance programs for young people from residential institutions in preparation to a independent living;
  • Provision of services and preventive measures and early intervention for children to prevent child separation form the family and institutionalization;

Projects under this call will be correlated with investment supported by POR, PA 8 – Health and social infrastructure development.

For more information about the complementarity with POR you can consult the Applicant Guideline and annexes here.

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