VŠĮ SOCIALINIŲ INOVACIJŲ CENTRAS
Contact person: Aurelija Jankienė
VšĮ Socialinių inovacijų centras was established in 2008 for the purpose to promote, create, develop and implement innovative social initiatives, and satisfy interests those social groups who have fewer opportunities and as organisation of such profile grow, develop and become regional leader.
Social innovations – new social ideas, thoughts, decisions, strategies, concepts, models, methods of work, activities. Their goal – the strengthening of public welfare, effective solving of social challenges and problems as well as inducement and facilitation of positive social changes.
The goals of the Centre:
- Information, non-formal education and training for professionals, volunteers, social partners, various social groups and public on the most relevant social problems’ issues;
- Promotion and active participation in social initiatives facilitating various innovative solutions of social integration for socially vulnerable groups, strengthening their self-involvement in decision making processes and active social participation.
- Creation, development, implementation and evaluation of social innovation solutions in regional, national and international context;
- Implementation of various scientific and practical activities for development of solutions for social innovation.
The Centre works in close partnership with local, national and international partners, interested organisations, public authorities and various social groups in order to support and promote the solutions for social welfare of those who are in the most relevant need, in Lithuania and EU.