FICE Austria is a partner in the EU awarded project FORUM - FOR Unaccompanied Minors: transfer of knowledge for professionals to increase foster care. The project is funded in a framework of Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020, under the Call for Proposals EU REC-RCHI-PROF-AG-2016.
Overall objective of the project is to develop UAM foster care services in Europe.
to raise awareness of the key stakeholders about the benefits of foster care in alternative of reception centres for the care of UAM
to develop training package and standards in line with EU best practices in the sector of UAM foster care services
to provide fresh knowledge on UAM foster care to professionals of the project target countries with less experience
More information about the project could be found here.
Kick-off meeting of the project was held on November 22nd in Milan, Italy. Further updates on the project implementation will follow.