The Accompaniment for Social Inclusion (PAIN) program has led to the attention of 45 residents of Totana at risk or social exclusion during the year, according to sources from the Department of Social Welfare.
These people usually lack family and social support given their serious personal problems, such as problems related to drug addictions, mental illnesses, ex-prisoners, prostitution, and so on.
In this sense, they hardly participate or are incorporated into standardized resources of the community (labor, health, educational, among others) given their lack of knowledge and social and personal skills to do so, which causes them to deteriorate health and isolation. Social.
The program, through a joint approach with the user of insertion itineraries and the use of socio-educational techniques, tries to compensate for this lack of natural support through an intervention philosophy based on the proximity and accessibility of the user.
The most important interventions that the program has developed - carried out mainly by a social worker and a social educator - have focused on the resolution of the most urgent needs of these people, the strengthening of their links and social networks, and their accompaniment physical for access and positive use of environmental resources.
For all these reasons, it should be noted that the Accompaniment for Social Inclusion program has become a reference and operational resource in the development of actions against social exclusion suffered by various people and groups in this town.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana