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July 2017: who did Nochlezhka help and how


Night Bus

The Night Bus sets off every weekday in the evening, all year round. It makes four stops where Nochlezhka’s volunteers feed 150-200 people per evening.

Over the month of July 558 people used its services with varying regularity, our volunteers gave out 3,260 hot meals.

Cultural Launderette

In July 742 people used our free launderette for the homeless to wash and dry their clothes. This project is run with the help of the Prachka.Com, a chain of self-service launderettes.

Counselling Service

On 5 July renovation works started at Nohlezhka’s Counselling Service and our experts continued to answer people’s questions on social and legal issues over the phone.

In July our social workers and lawyers consulted 261 homeless people in person.

Our social workers gave 565 consultations over the phone and spent a total of 19.5 hours answering incoming calls.

Clothes were given out to 95 people and toiletries – to 86 people.

We provided 14 people with metro tickets and passes for attending job interviews, state social and medical institutions.

We received post for 67 people at Nochlezhka's address, and 12 people collected their letters and notifications.

We had photographs printed (for restoring IDs) for 8 people.

We helped 5 people write all the necessary applications for state institutions.

We helped 5 people to pay state and notary fees.

We helped 7 people to have their Russian passport re-issued.

We helped 2 people restore their citizenship.

We helped 15 people find a job (including those with provided accommodation).

We helped one person register for a retirement allowance.

We helped one person register as disabled.

We helped one person to obtain a personal pension account number.

We helped 2 people to obtain a mandatory medical insurance policy.

We helped 3 people to get a duplicate of their birth certificate and other civil status certificates.

We helped 3 people to get medical help.

We helped one person get technical aids for rehabilitation.

We helped 1 person to get accepted at a hospital.

We got one person admitted to the House of Hope on the Mount rehabilitation centre for the drug and alcohol addicts.

We helped 2 people restore their education certificates.

We helped one person obtain papers proving their work experience.

We helped one person get admitted to a centre of social adaptation for people who have just come out of jail.

We helped one person get admitted to a municipal shelter.

12 people were temporarily registered at Nochlezhka's address.

We helped one person get registered at a different address.

2 people completed their rehabilitation programme for the homeless with alcohol addiction within the Halfway Home project.

We helped 2 people return to their hometowns (together with the Maltese Aid Service).

Nochlezhka's volunteers had therapy sessions with 7 people.

Nochlezhka defends homeless people's rights with the support of the Russian 'Civil Dignity' public movement.

Rehabilitation Shelter at 112B, Borovaya Street

In July the rehabilitation shelter at 112B, Borovaya Street, accommodated 54 people. Each one of them received individual assistance from Nochlezhka's social workers, lawyers and therapists.

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