Updates of the project for the creation of social services infrastructure

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As of February 2020, THE ERDF project of the municipality of Rezekne IS being “Establishment and development of a society-based social service infrastructure in Rezekne municipality”. 

The aim of the project is to establish a society-based social service provision infrastructure for adult persons with mental disorders and children with functional disorders in the territory of Rezekne municipality, based on the infrastructure development solutions specified in the Latgale Planning Region deinstitutionalisation plan (2017-2020).

As a result of the implementation of the project, two social service locations will be established in the territory of the municipality, performing the following activities:

1) the creation of a group apartment house for persons with mental disorders IN Dricānu parish Pilcene - the conversion of a one-storey administrative building into a group apartment house (8 places), construction of construction works and fitting of premises with material technical provision will be performed;

2) Establishment OF a multifunctional social service centre “Vecružina” IN Silmalas parish Vecružin - construction works of the building environment shall be performed in the right wing of the building of the building of the building Those children's house in three floors, the construction of construction works and the fitting of premises with material provision for the establishment of a social rehabilitation service centre for children with functional disorders, “breathlessness” service in children with functional disorders (6 places) and a day care centre for children with functional disorders (10 places).

The total budget of the project is 597 936,00 EURO eligible costs, of which ERDF funding is 508 245.60 EURO, State budget grant - 26 907,12 EURO, municipal co-financing - 62 783.28 EURO.

The planned duration of the project was extended for 23 months: from 1 February 2020 to 20 December 2021.

By May of that year construction works have already been completed in Pilcene, the building has been put into service. In the castle, Rezekne Municipality is located in the territory of the “Pilcene” branch of the old folk house, the local building company SIA “Rezekne Construction Service” rebuilt the local government's one-storey building for the group apartment house for eight persons.  

Construction works in Vecružin (see photo), where the three-storey building was adapted for the provision of social services to children with functional disorders, is concluded, the preparation of the documentation for putting into service of the construction object is carried out.

Within the framework of the project, the municipality has proclaimed procurement for the purchase of material equipment for both rebuilt buildings in Pilcene and Vecružin. In the next months of the project, the necessary equipment and furniture will be purchased until December of that year so that both social service providers can take up a full-scale operation.


Project manager in the municipality of Rezekne:

Brigita Arbidane, 64607185, brigita.arbidane@rezeknesnovads.lv

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