Assistance to foreigners from third countries at the workplaces of the Department of Asylum and Migration Policy in the Ústí nad Labem Region

Place of realization: Ústí nad Labem region

Implementer:  The Counselling Centre for Integration

Duration: 1. 1. 2024 – 31. 12. 2024

Financing:  From the state budget of the Czech Republic under the programme “Integration of Foreigners 2024” co-financed by the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic.

The aim of the project is to provide direct assistance to foreigners from third countries at the foreigners’ residence departments of OAMP in Ústí nad Labem, Chomutov, in the field and in places with a higher concentration of the target group. The project also aims to ensure the relocation of persons with temporary protection living in emergency accommodation facilities and to carry out investigations at these facilities.

In providing advice and assistance, emphasis is placed on the individual needs of service users and their specific life situations. The counselling, interpreting and assistance services provided lead to an improvement in the users’ awareness of their rights and obligations, of the possibilities of entering the labour market in the Czech Republic, and of the social, health and educational system in the Czech Republic.

Direct assistance is provided by consultants for foreigners, a consultant of the residence agenda, intercultural workers and assistants of the Counselling Centre for Integration.

The target group of the project are foreigners from third countries legally residing on the territory of the Czech Republic under the Act on the Residence of Foreigners 326/1999 Coll. and persons granted temporary protection. The additional group are persons granted international protection in the Czech Republic under the Act on Asylum 325/1999 Coll. and EU citizens. These are primarily foreigners living in the Ústecký Region.