What Mother Centers offer society

Mother Centers:

  • Create opportunities for children under kindergarden age to meet and interact
  • Support the parenting skills of families with young children
  • Offer direct and non bureaucratic assistance in crisis situations and emergencies
  • Create a safety net for families at risk
  • Empower women and contribute to gender equality
  • Increase the domestic involvement and participation of fathers
  • Support the reintegration of women into further education and the labor market
  • Support the balance of work and family life
  • Expand the range of close to home services
  • Create alternatives to institutional eldercare
  • Support the social integration of youth
  • Promote children’s and family health
  • Counteract demographic trends
  • Strengthen tolerance and democratic attitudes in civil society
  • Improve the quality of urban living spaces
  • Revitalise neighborhoods and local culture
  • Bring together citizens of diverse class and ethnic backgrounds
  • Create a platform for unused talents and skills to enter society
  • Bring marginalised and excluded groups into social participation
  • Develop leadership potential in the community
  • Create income generating opportunities
  • Create a rich reservoir for informal learning
  • Make the knowledge and expertise of everyday life operational for development
  • Develop insitutional literacy among grassroots groups
  • Generate innovations in professional and institutional programs
  • Are incubators for new ideas and local problem solving