Cahul: Edelweiss Foundation has opened a new psychological and legal Counselling center

10 October 2016

Starting from today, in Cahul has been opened a new room of psychological counseling and legal assistance, for free, designed especially for women and children affected by violence in family. The center is set up by the Foundation of Vlad Plahotniuc "Edelweiss", in the framework of national campaign "Protected Families".
The center is opened in Cahul, on boulevard of Stefan cel Mare 24, in the center of the social assistance for children, being equiped with all necessary tools, so that those who come here can feel a welcoming atmosphere, privacy and confidentiality. The specialists of psychologists and lawyers are available to those affected by the cases of violence in families, offering them complimentary support and useful information to overcome the critical situations.
At the inauguration of the event, next to the team Edelweiss Foundation, participated more representatives from all the public authorities involved in inter-sectoral activities to fight violence in the family.
"We are very grateful to the Edelweiss Foundation that came in support of the victims of violence. Until now we did have such services in the country, and when there are cases that appear we cannot come with a promptly solution to resolve them'' said the director of the Center for social assistance and children, Viorica Gîscă.
Also present at the event, Vladimir Calmic, the president of the Council of Cahul on social issues, came to support the authorities in the counseling activity. "We will support the whole activity of psychological counseling and legal services; we are going to come in support of the victims. More people must know of the existence of such services that are free of charge, where victims may be informed about their rights, where specialists will provide assistance and to which they may be guided and directed toward the public authorities to solve the cases together", underlined the Vladimir Calmic.
More psychological and legal rooms "Edelweiss", has been opened above and in other regions of the country within the framework of the national project carried out by the Foundation of Vlad Plahotniuc for the safety and protection of victims of family violence.

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