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In 2010 ARAS has added another layer to its social services - work reintegration. Since then is implementing at national level projects cofunded by the European Social Fund and the Romanian Government through the Sectoral Operational Programme for Human Resources Development.
Key challenges of passing from medical and social services to socio-professional integration of vulnerable groups
The projects main indicators regarded vocational qualification and the employment of persons from vulnerable groups (homeless people, drug users, persons involved in prostitution, people from disadvantaged Roma communities, people living with HIV). It was extremely difficult to convince them to follow a training course (if they had the minimum level of schooling required by law) and to find them a job. There was not a high success rate - unfortunately those who have found a job pretty quickly quit due to discrimination from colleagues and their lack of transversal skills and independent living skills. Problems identified: