Luxembourg: LISKO, new service to support vulnerable refugees
As of now, vulnerable recognised refugees will benefit from a dedicated service that will support them during their integration into the Luxemburgish society. The new Center for Integration and Social Cohesion LISKO has been inaugurated on 13 June by the Family Minister Corinne Cahen. The service is an initiative of the Luxemburgish Red Cross.
10 full-time social assistants are hired to help refugees with an individualised integration plan, including steps such as language courses, recognition of qualifications and search for adequate accommodation. The main goal is accompany beneficiaries towards an increased autonomy which is considered as a key element in their successful integration. Social assistants' role is to empower the vulnerable refugees.
LISKO (Lëtzebuerger Integratiouns a Sozialkohäsionszenter) has been operational since 1 April 2016 but organised its official launch on Monday when the Press was invited to its offices.
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