Activities for children / Child-friendly spaces 

⬇️ Click on the name of each organization to see locations of the services, contact details, opening hours, and languages used.

Blue Dots: Blue Dots are support hubs that bring together critical protection services as well as reliable multi-language and multi-format information for persons fleeing the war in Ukraine and other persons UNHCR serves.

SME SPOLU – Ukraine-Slovakia SOS: Educational activitiesSlovak and English language courses for children and adultsSocial inclusion activities for children and adultsLeisure activities for children in different age groupsPsychological support, both for children and adultsInformation provision: online (through Ukrainian community social networks), via phone, in-person.

Slovak Humanitarian Council: Legal counsellingSocial counsellingAssistance with finding accommodation, medical services, schools, material aidInterpretation and assistance when visiting institutionsPsychological support; Child and family-friendly spaces.

Mareena: Community activities; Leisure activities; Language courses; Information provision; Job counselling.

CARITAS – Slovak Catholic Charity: Material support; Psychosocial consultations; Assistance with arranging accommodation, finding employment, school-enrolment; Accompanying people to institutions, assistance with transportation, interpretation and translationDay-care for children; Workshops, educational courses (including IT skills), language courses (Slovak and English); Summer camps, trips, excursions, social events.

TENENET: Social counselling; Assistance with finding schools; Assistance with finding accommodation; Assistance with finding jobs; Interpretation and assistance when visiting state institutions, hospitals, etc.Psychosocial support, including for children, persons with disabilities and survivors of gender-based violenceMedical counselling for children and persons with disabilities; referrals to specialized doctorsAccommodation in the city of Zvolen for families with children with disabilities or specific needsActivities for children, older persons & persons with disabilities24/7 crisis intervention through mobile teams able to travel towards refugees if needed.  

Wide Open School n. o. (Škola dokorán): “Play Hubs” for refugee children (early childhood education and care spaces); Provision of information about parenting, health, early learning and development for parents, grandparents, caregivers and practitioners; Provision of toys, books, furniture and equipment.