Young people’s community center

Meeting with the feature film „I am here” producers

In cooperation with the “Latvian Filmmakers Union’’and the foundation „SocialServicesAgency” on the 29th of Aprilin 2017 as part of the project „Cinema for everyone anywhere in Latvia” young people from the communication training programme „ Do it!” had a chance to watch director’s Renārs Vimba year 2016 drama „I am here”.
This film is the winner of Berlin International Film Festival category “Generation” sub-category “14plus” main prize – the Crystal Bear.
After an emotional and analytical viewing of the film the audience had a chance to meet and talk with the lead actress of the film Elīna Vaskaand the leader of the project „Cinema for everyone anywhere in Latvia” Ieva Pitruka. They both shared their insight about the film, about the upcomming activities as well as introduced young people with opportunities to get cast in films.

Communiciation programme for Teenagers "Do it!" first graduation

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On the 4th of June with the financial support of Riga City Council department of Wellfare the communication training programme for teenagers ‘’Do it!’’ celebrated it’s first graduation.During the programme 15 teenagers had a chance to learn about communication techniques and leadership skills, to develop their creative talents as well as to improve their ability of solving conflict situations.
~All that we do influences who we are. If we do good, we feel happy, if we do bad things, we feel unhappy. The real happiness is inside you. Aims are achieved through heart.A true and inspirational heart reaches further than mind.~

Start of e new young people's program DO IT group

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From 23rd of October 2017 the new group of a communication development program‘’DO IT!’’ has started it’s work. 15 teenagers will have a chance to test and develop their skills during next 8 months as part of the program. Young people who previously had taken part in the fisrt program with the same name have created a young people’s support group and continue their growth in ‘’DO IT!’’ Leadership school.

Seminar for social workers–case study

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From 3rd of October the foundation ‘’Social Services Agency’’ in cooperation with Riga City Council and Municipality has started a project “CANand DO!”. The target groups is young people aged 15 to 29 who aren’t learning, working and aren’t registered as unemployed at the moment.
The aim of the project is to help develop skills of young people involved by offering various opportunities of education including a practice of a trade, guaranteed youth project activities of the National Employment Agency or the State Education Development Agency or preventative unemployment reduction activities as well as voluntary work at NGOs and Youth Centres.
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Project‘’CAN and DO! ‘’

Group of people on peak mountain
From 3rd of October the foundation ‘’Social Services Agency’’ in cooperation with Riga City Council and Municipality has started a project “CANand DO!”. The target groups is young people aged 15 to 29 who aren’t learning, working and aren’t registered as unemployed at the moment.
The aim of the project is to help develop skills of young people involved by offering various opportunities of education including a practice of a trade, guaranteed youth project activities of the National Employment Agency or the State Education Development Agency or preventative unemployment reduction activities as well as voluntary work at NGOs and Youth Centres.


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Project “Volunteering for young people from social risk groups”

13. March, 2018

  On March 2018 the foundation ‘’Social Services Agency’’ has started  a project ‘’Volunteering for young people from social risk groups’’. The aim of the project is to promote young people’s from social risk groups participation in various processes of society and volunteering as well as developing the capacity of Young People’s Community Center. Activities […]

Excursion to Brukna manor for young people and their mentors from the project ‘’Do it!’’ (‘’DARI’’)

13. March, 2018

  Communication training program for teenagers ‘’DARI’’ started in autumn 2017. A special excursion to Brukna Manor is organized for project participants together with their mentors in order to spend time at informal setting and talk about their future aims and ways of fulfilling these targets. Each of the program participants has their own mentor- a […]

Winter training for communication development program ‘’DO IT!’’ (‘’DARI!’’)

11. March, 2018

The winter camp of communication development program for teenagers “DARI” has taken place in Skulte Manor between 05.-07.01. The participants have gained stamina in overcoming our nature challenge of camping outdoors during night in winter. It has helped to clarify goals and resources available for all young people involved in the program. There has been […]

Commencing the project‘’CAN and DO! ‘’

12. November, 2017

From 3rd of October the foundation ‘’Social Services Agency’’ in cooperation with Riga City Council and Municipality has started a project “CANand DO!”. The target groups is young people aged 15 to 29 who aren’t learning, working and aren’t registered as unemployed at the moment. The aim of the project is to help develop skills […]

Start of a new young people’s program DO IT group

12. November, 2017

From 23rd of October 2017 the new group of a communication development program‘’DO IT!’’ has started it’s work. 15 teenagers will have a chance to test and develop their skills during next 8 months as part of the program. Young people who previously had taken part in the fisrt program with the same name have […]