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Slovak Humanitarian Council – Blue Dot Košice, Michalovce

Assistance servicesFor kidsFree time activitiesHealthHealth DisabilityInformation provisionInterpretationLegal advisoryLGBTI+Mental health supportSocial care
Languages spoken: English, Slovensky, Русский, Українська
Location:Košice, Košický kraj, Michalovce

Description

Blue Dot – Space for children and families

UNHCR and UNICEF together with the Slovak Humanitarian Council as their implementing partner have created Blue Dots Safe Spaces – Refugee Protection and Support Centres.

In Blue Dot, you can get the necessary information, support and referrals for health care, education, psychosocial support and more – all in one place.

The services at Blue Dot centres are intended to help all refugees. We pay special attention to children and the most vulnerable groups of people such as single parents with children, people with disabilities, potential victims of human trafficking, people with experience of violence and LGBTQI+ people.

The Spaces for children and families offers:

  • Psychosocial support
  • Humanitarian services – case management
  • Consultations with health professionals
  • Advice on available social services
  • Facilitating contact with other experts (doctors, psychologists, speech therapists, etc.)
  • Information on state assistance or international organisations assistance for individuals and families in difficult life situations.
  • Information on legal procedures and preparation of legal documents concerning children
  • Information about the education system in Slovakia
  • Individual and group work with children and parents
  • Running a support group for parents
  • Fun and educational games, useful leisure activities for children

Blue Dot opening hours – Space for children and families in Košice:

Monday: 8:00 – 18:30
Tuesday: 8:00 – 18:30
Wednesday: 8:00 – 18:30
Thursday: 8:00 – 18:30
Friday: 8:00 – 18:30
Saturday: 10:00 – 18:30
Sunday: 10:00 – 18:30

Blue Dot opening hours – Space for children and families in Michalovce:

Monday: 8:30 – 18:00
Tuesday: 8:30 – 18:00
Wednesday: 8:30 – 18:00
Thursday: 8:30 – 18:00
Friday: 8:30 – 18:00
Saturday: 9:30 – 18:00
Sunday: 9:30 – 18:00

Blue Dot – Information and Counselling Centre

Blue Dot also includes information and counselling centres where we provide the following services:

  • Assistance in dealing with your legal residence in the territory of the Slovak Republic (temporary protection, international protection, asylum, additional protection, temporary residence, permanent residence, cancellation of temporary protection)
  • Assistance with looking for a job in the territory of the Slovak Republic, basic information on your rights and obligations
  • Information on education system in Slovakia
  • Advice regarding social security in the territory of the Slovak Republic
  • Information on health care in Slovakia
  • Assistance with registration for public or commercial health insurance
  • Assistance and counselling for long-term patients
  • Assistance and interpreting during medical examinations and job interviews
  • Assistance in looking for accommodation
  • Psychosocial support

Blue Dot opening hours – Information and Counselling Centre in Košice:

Monday: 8:00 – 16:30
Tuesday: 9:00 – 17:30
Wednesday: 8:00 – 16:30
Thursday: 9:00 – 17:30
Friday: 8:00 – 16:30

Hlavná 68, 040 01 Košice Show on the map
Tel.: +421 948 036 690

Monday: 8:00 – 16:30
Tuesday:8:00 – 16:30
Wednesday: 8:00 – 16:30
Thursday: 8:00 – 16:30
Friday: 8:00 – 16:30

Staničné námestie 9, 040 01 Košice Show on the map
Mobile team contact 24/7: +421 947 924 763

Blue Dot opening hours – Information and Counselling Centre in Michalovce:

Monday: 8:00 – 16:30
Tuesday:8:00 – 16:30
Wednesday: 8:00 – 16:30
Thursday: 8:00 – 16:30
Friday: 8:00 – 16:30

Športová 31, Michalovce Show on the map
Tel.: +421 947 924 764
Mobile team contact 24/7: +421 948 058 766

Mobile teams

Blue Dot also includes mobile teams that will come to see you. Our mobile team can provide you with the following types of assistance:

  • Support in crisis situations, psychological help for adults and children
  • Psychological first aid and psychological support
  • Social support and services
  • Providing informational materials

Details

  • The services are available on public holidays within the Place for children and families in Michalovce and Košice.
  • The entrance is barrier-free in all facilities.
  • The services are also provided by female staff.
  • There are easily accessible toilets separated by gender in the facility.
  • These services are free of charge.

Contacts

https://www.shr.sk/

https://www.facebook.com/SlovenskaHumanitnaRada/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/bluedotkosice/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/bluedotmichalovce/

ukrajina@shr.sk

Košice

Hlavná 68, 040 01 Košice Show on the map

Tel.: +421 948 036 690

Staničné námestie 9, Košice Show on the map
Space for children and families: +421 947 924 757
Mobile team: +421 947 924 760

Michalovce

Športová 31, Michalovce Show on the map
Space for children and families: +421 947 924 758
Mobile team: +421 947 924 759

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