- AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Any type of housing, including rental/home ownership, permanent/temporary, for-profit/non-profit, that costs less than 30% of a household’s pre-tax income.
GR: Προσιτή (οικονομικά) στέγαση
IT: Alloggi economicamente accessibili
PT: Habitação social
SP: Alojamiento económicamente accesible
- AT RISK OF HOMELESSNESS
The term “at risk of homelessness
” means, with respect to an individual or family, that the individual or family— (A) has income below 30 percent of median income for the geographic area; (B) has insufficient resources immediately available to attain housing stability; and (C) (i) has moved frequently because of economic reasons; (ii) is living in the home of another because of economic hardship; (iii) has been notified that their right to occupy their current housing or living situation(...)
The ability to make your own decisions without being controlled by anyone else.
- PROFESSIONAL SKILLS ASSESSMENT
Test and interviews designed to evaluate professional competencies and further skills (relational, emotional, etc.). This tool is sometimes used with unemployed people, in the path of work reintegration, to help them develop a greater awareness of their own resources and previous experiences.
GR:Αξιολόγηση επαγγελματικών δεξιοτήτων
IT: Bilancio di competenze
PT: Balanço de competências
SP: Evaluación de habilidades profesionales
- CITIZENSHIP INCOME
Cash transfer policy. Even if the original idea of the citizenship income
has no conditions neither eligibility requirements, real measures currently existing of "Citizenship income
" has various degrees of conditionality and eligibility according to the national legislation of the country considered.Translation:
IT: Reddito di cittadinanza
SP: Renta garantizada ciudadana
A composite social process that involves the social actors directly concerned with it. It aim is to transform the power relations between people in need and the institutions around them. This process should produce social-care models that can replace the system whereby people are 'assigned places' to live in and through these places their life projects are defined.
based on any ground such as sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.Translation:
- DUAL DIAGNOSIS
diagnosed with a substance use disorder (SUD) also suffer from a co-occurring mental health or behavioral disorder. This is known as a dual diagnosis
. Individuals with a dual diagnosis
require an integrated treatment plan that addresses both disorders as interconnected mental health issues.Translation:
DK: Dobbelt diagnose
GR: Διπλή διάγνωση
IT: Doppia diagnosi
PT: Situações de diagnóstico duplo
SP: Patologia dual
- EARLY INTERVENTION
System of coordinated services and actions aimed to take care of a problem in the very moment it comes up or to prevent the same emergence of it.
DK: Tidlig indsats
GR: Πρώιμη παρέμβαση
IT: Intervento precoce
PT: Intervenção rápida
SP: Intervención temprana
- ECONOMIC PRECARIOUSNESS
Economic uncertainty as a result of unemployment, the continued growth of low-paid, insecure and often part-time and atypical employment.
DK: økonomisk usikkerhed
GR: Οικονομική επισφάλεια
IT: Precarietà economica
PT: Precariedade económica
SP: Precariedade económica
A process in which individuals or communities in a powerless situation learn habits of thought and action that enable them to act for themselves so as to address their basic needs and embark on a course of development: those who had no power gain it, or rather discover that they always had it.Translation:
- GENDER PERSPECTIVE
The gender perspective
focuses particularly on gender-based differences in status and power, and considers how such discrimination
shapes the immediate needs, as well as the long-term interests, of women and men.Translation:
GR: Διάσταση του φύλου
IT: Prospettiva di genere
PT: Perspetiva de género
SP: Perspectiva de género
- HARM REDUCTION
Approach of intervention aimed at reducing negative social and/or physical consequence associated with homelessness.
GR: Μείωση της βλάβης
IT: Riduzione del danno
Sp: Reducción de daños
PT: redução do risco
Someone in a situation of rouflessness, homelessness, and other emergency housing condition.
IT: Persona senza dimora
PT: Pessoa em situação de sem-abrigo
SP: Sin hogar
- HUMAN RIGHTS
Rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.
GR: Ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα
IT: Diritti umani
PT: Direitos Humanos
SP: Derechos humanos
- INADEQUATE HOUSING
People living in temporary or non-conventional structures, people living in unfit housing or people living in extreme overcrowding.
GR: Ακατάλληλη στέγαση
IT: Soluzioni abitative inadeguate
PT: Alojamento insalubre
SP: Alojamiento insalubre / Vivienda inadecuada o deficiente
- INCLUSIONARY HOUSING PROGRAMS
Inclusionary housing programs
are local policies that tap the economic gains from rising real estate values to create affordable housing
for lower income families. An inclusionary housing program might require developers to sell or rent 10 to 30 percent of new residential units to lower-income residents.Translation:
DK: Almen bolig
IT: Politiche per un abitare a prezzi accessibili
PT: Programa de Arrendamento Acessível
SP: Programas de vivienda inclusiva
The action of find and recognize people in housing emergency condition or homelessness in other places or situations besides the traditional services for homeless
people. This a sort of slang in social working context. It is not used in Portugal, where it is only associated to the work of the police institution.Translation:
The process of bringing people together to identify common interests and work collaboratively to accomplish common goals. Efforts intended to accomplish any of the following: develop and sustain strong relationships among individuals, develop and sustain involvement in neighborhood and community-based organizations and institutions, and develop group capacity to collaboratively identify and accomplish common goals.
IT: Lavoro di comunità
- LEGAL CONSULTANCY
Legal orientation provided by a specialized professional.
IT: Consulenza legale
PT: Apoio jurídico
SP: Apoyo jurídico
- LOW THRESHOLD
"Low-threshold" programs or services make minimal demands on the patients, offering services without attempting to control their intake of drugs, alcohol, or modify their behaviors, and providing counseling only if requested. They aim to reduce documented barriers to service access.
GR: Ελάχιστα προαπαιτούμενα
IT: Bassa soglia
PT: Programas/serviços de baixa intensidade
SP: Programes de reducción de daños
- LOW -THRESHOLD SERVICES
Low-threshold service models mean making minimal demands on the person, and reducing or removing barriers for people to access care.
GR:Υπηρεσίες Μείωσης της Βλάβης
IT: Servizi a bassa soglia
PT: Serviços de baixa intensidade
SP: Servicios al alcance de todos/servicios accesibles
A process to develop a system of sharing information, resources, and services with other entities that can be useful for improving the work with the services' users.It also refers to the cooperation among different entities and institutions that have some kind of responsibility toward a service user.
IT: Lavoro di rete
PT: Trabalho em rede
SP: Red de contactos
- OUTREACH SERVICES
Projects involved in bringing services directly to where people are rather than requiring someone to go into an agency or office.
DK: Opsøgende arbejde
GR: Υπηρεσίες προς την κοινότητα (Κοινοτικές Υπηρεσίες)
IT: Unità di strada
PT: Serviços prestados pelas equipas de rua
SP: Recursos de servicios sociales de atención básica y/o especializados
- PERSON-CENTERED CARE
Person-centred care is a way of thinking and doing things that sees the people using health and social services as equal partners in planning, developing and monitoring care to make sure it meets their needs. This means putting people and their families at the centre of decisions and seeing them as experts, working alongside professionals to get the best outcome.
DK: Individuel støtte
GR: Ανθρωποκεντρική (εξατομικευμένη) φροντίδα
IT: Approccio personalizzato
The construction of life projects based on the creation of unique opportunities on the territory. These opportunities are co-concerted and arise from people's needs and resources, both internal and external. They are not standardised answers (package style) that the social service can offer, by composing the project of a few different standardised supports that may suit the person more or less effectively.
DK: Individuel indsats
is a denial of choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity. It means lack of basic capacity to participate effectively in society. It means not having enough to feed and cloth[e] a family, not having a school or clinic to go to, not having the land on which to grow one’s food or a job to earn one’s living, not having access to credit. It means insecurity, powerlessness and exclusion of individuals, households and communities. It means susceptibility to violence, and it(...)
- PRIMARY PREVENTION
Refers to working upstream to reduce risks of homelessness for individuals and families. Typically involves universal interventions directed at whole communities, in terms of economic support, affordable housing
, measure to prevent evictions and foreclosure, psychosocial and health support, etc.Translation:
GR: Πρωτογενής πρόληψη
IT: Prevenzione primaria
PT: Intervenção primária
SP: Prevención primaria
- ORIENTATION TO WORK
The array of tools, projects and processes aimed at sustaining an unemployed person to enter the job market.
IT: Orientamento al lavoro
PT: Acompanhamento personalizado para o emprego
SP: Orientación al trabajo
- RELATIONAL CONNECTION
The actions of the social practitioner to create a connection with the recipients and facilitate their engagement. It can be referred both to the activity of creating a first connection between the professional and the person or to the continuous negotiation process among them regarding the educative plan.
DK: Relationelt forhold
GR: Σχεσιακή σύνδεση
IT: Aggancio relazionale
PT: Relação empática
SP: Conexión relacional
It is both a competence and a process where the person acquires power and concrete opportunities to:
(a) defining the course of their's existence, both in the most mundane and in the most significant choices, without any higher authority validating these choices as appropriate, making this appropriateness the condition of the right to be supported.
(b) defining themselves and telling their story through their own categories. Using the terminology they choose and according to the(...)
Facilities that provides emergency support with temporary sleeping accommodation for homeless
- SOCIAL EXCLUSION
Although there is no universally agreed definition or benchmark for social exclusion
, lack of participation in society is at the heart of nearly all definitions put forth by scholars, government bodies, non-governmental organisations and others. Overall, social exclusion
describes a state in which individuals are unable to participate fully in economic, social, political and cultural life, as well as the process leading to and sustaining such a state.United Nations.Translation:
- SOCIAL INVISIBILITY
refers to individuals who have been marginalised or systematically ignored by the majority of the public. As a result, those who are marginalised and ignored feel neglected or being invisible in the society.Translation:
DK: Social usynlighed
GR: Κοινωνική αορατότητα
IT: Diritti umani
PT: Invisibilidade social
SP: Invisibilidad social
- SOCIAL SUPPORT
means having friends and other people, including family, to turn to in times of need or crisis to give you a broader focus and positive self-image. Social support
enhances quality of life and provides a buffer against adverse life events.Translation:
DK: Social støtte
GR: Κοινωνική Υποστήριξη
IT: Supporto dalla rete informale
PT: Apoio informal
SP: Acompañamiento Social
- SOCIAL WORKER
A professional who works for social services or for private organizations providing help and support for people who need it, in different fields of intervention.
GR: Κοινωνικός/ή Λειτουργός
IT: Assistente sociale/educatore
PT: Assistente social
SP: Trabajador Social
The place or spot where the homeless
person keeps belongings and rests/sleeps.Translation:
IT: posto in cui la persona dorme per strada e conserva i suoi beni
involves negative attitudes or discrimination
against someone based on a distinguishing characteristic such as a mental illness, health condition, or disability. Social stigmas can also be related to other characteristics including gender, sexuality, race, religion, and culture.Translation:
- TEMPORARY ACCOMODATION
Social response, aiming at accommodating adults in housing need, for a limited period of time, while referral to a most appropriate social response is being sought.
DK: Midlertidig bolig
GR: Προσωρινή στέγαση
IT: Abitazione temporanea
PT: Alojamento temporário
SP: Alojamiento temporal
is the quality of being easily hurt or attacked. Can be defined as the diminished capacity of an individual or group to anticipate, cope with, resist and recover from the impact of a natural or man-made hazard. The concept is relative and dynamic. Vulnerability
is most often associated with poverty
, but it can also arise when people are isolated, insecure and defenceless in the face of risk, shock or stress.Translation: