This service is sent to all the registered people of Huarte.
The Social Service provides personal and direct help and assistance to groups and communities or individually, to facilitate the integration of all the people in the society.
The final goal is to promote the full and free development of the person into the society so that he or she can obtain a better social wellness and quality of life. It also tries to prevent and eliminate social exclusion.
MAIN ACTION AREAS
Childhood, Adolescence and Youth, Family, Senior Citizens, Disabled People, Social Exclusion and Community Intervention.
The programs included in this service are:
WELCOME AND SOCIAL ORIENTATION PROGRAM
Attended by professional Social Workers, it is sent to all the people who have special needs such as economical, familiar, social, home and other kinds of assistance.
COMMUNITY ATTENTION PROGRAM
It tries to facilitate the participation and relation between political representatives, technical workers and inhabitants of Huarte. It supports the associations of the village so that they can carry on with their activities, and it gets the proposals for activities related to different areas.
ATTENTION FOR PEOPLE WITH SELF- RELIANCE DIFFICULTIES PROGRAM: HOME ATTENTION SERVICE (HAS)
It facilitates the professional support at home for both elderly people and those of you who need it because of health problems or special situations, and also support on hygiene and personal care, and the fulfillment of everyday life activities.
CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY PROGRAMS
Programs attended by professional Social Educators. It tries to advice, orientate and help the families through educative situation where you may find difficulties. It also supports them in the organization of different services such as:
Toy library: Special area for children between the age of 5 and 12 (not necessarily accompanied by adults)
Babyteque or Bebeteca: Special area for children between 0 and 5. Self-managed by parents (children must be accompanied by an adult)
PROGRAM FOR SOCIAL INCORPORATION AND PROTECTED SOCIAL EMPLOYMENT PROJECT.
A program attended by professional Social Workers which will help you if you have difficulties looking for a job, and will support you so that you can get adapted and integrated into the society. It helps, orientates and trains along the active search of employment.
PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Program attended by professional Social Workers sent to people over 65. It offers the following services:
1 – Retireteque or Jubiloteca. Two different workshops are carried, trying to prevent the physical and psychic deterioration of those of you that join the workshops. Furthermore, recreational, educative and cognitive activities are carried.
2 – Chiropody: A service sent to people over 65 registered in Huarte. It is carried in the Sports Center of Huarte, but it is under the Social Service. An appointment must be agreed to get access to the service, by calling 948-331901. The users pay a fee according to their incomes.
It is under the Retired People´s Club Virgen Blanca, but volunteers may not be retired people. The attention offered in a voluntary way is company, at home or in the street to people over 65 and dependents, living in Huarte. This service is free.
If you need the service of one of these volunteers, you can apply for it through the Social Workers at the Health Center and Social Services.
If you want to join us as a volunteer you can go to the retired People´s Club Virgen Blanca, located in Virgen Blanca Street, 2 (Cultural Center)
Opening Hours: Mornings from 8:30 to 14:00.
Address: San Juan Square 1, 3rd floor (Huarte´s City Hall)
Telephone: 948 33 32 23 – 948 33 13 09 Fax: 948 33 50 27