In Petersburg has begun work the social services of precinct

PHOTO : “the World 24” / Alan Kaziev

RUSSIA

Social district police officers have started work in all districts of St. Petersburg. Now particularly vulnerable segments of the population will be able to get help quickly, transmits television channel “MIR 24”.

In fact, those same social workers, but with more authority. So, in a mode “one window” can be, avoiding bureaucratic delays, disability issue, benefits and pensions, to means of rehabilitation or a referral to a nursing home. To disabled citizens social precinct come home. In addition, to help the new service will be volunteers and physicians.

“People are contacting us, receives an individual programme of provision of social services. There are clearly defined quantity of services, their volumes. The need is determined, and with this program a person goes directly to the institution, and it receives the full range of services that are necessary”, – said the Director of the Center for organizations of social services Tamara Bondarenko.

In St. Petersburg there are 13 of them: in city polyclinics and hospitals. Admission is carried out without entry on a queue. Appeals are accepted by phone, email and through the website of the Centre.

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