Day Centers

OUTREACH WORK, DAY CENTERS

 

Our outreach teams seek roofless people living in districts 6, 13 and in the territory of City Park and Margaret-island. Besides protecting rough sleepers from any direct threat to life, outreach work aims to help people into institutional services. Outreach staff keeps permanent contact with rough sleepers in their sleeping spot and in the office as well during opening hours.

Day centers provide basic services primarily for rough sleepers and people staying at night shelters; these are basic services that other people can use in their homes: resting, taking a shower, washing, eating and socializing. Besides providing the above mentioned services, social workers of day centers put a special emphasis on individual motivational discussions, dealing with official issues, organizing free-time activities and activation programs.

In addition to basic services of the day center, special day centers also run Job-seekers’ and Housing Offices. Specialized and experiences social workers provide assistance in these fields that are crucial for the social integration of homeless people.

VÁCI DAY CENTER

Address: 1044 Budapest, Váci út 102. (entrance: Rév utca 1.)

Phone: +36-1-232-1135

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

The facility is located in a beautiful, green neighbor- hood on the bank of the Danube. It is accessible with a wheelchair. The Day Center provides basic services, a possibility to wash, have a shower, cook, warm food and take part in community life (for ex- ample sport activities). During the winter season, visitors are welcomed by social workers with a cup of hot tea.

 

KÖNYVES DAY CENTER

Address: 1087 Budapest, Könyves Káln krt. 84.

Phone: +36-1-333-1194

In addition to the basic services of the day center, the    Special  Day  Center  also  runs  Job-seekersand Customer Service Offices for homeless people. During the winter season the day center is open at weekends as well.

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am – 5 pm, Wednesday: 1 – 5 pm, Saturday, Sunday: 11 am 5 pm

The Client Service Office helps homeless people manage official issues (such as replacing missing documents, obtaining social benefit, getting free medication). Computers with Internet access and telephones are available for our users.

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,: 9 am – 3 pm, Friday: 9 am – 12 pm, Wednesday: 1 – 3 pm

 

The Álláskereső Iroda assists clients in finding a job and issues related to employment by providing information, advice, lists of job advertisements, ad- vertisement newspapers, possibility to make phone calls and use computers with Internet access.

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,: 9 am – 3 pm, Friday: 9 am – 12 pm, Wednesday: 1 – 3 pm

 

ASZÓDI DAY CENTER

Address: 1097 Budapest, Aszódi utca 18.

Phone: +36-1-348-4400

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8 am – 4 pm

Aszódi Day Center provides basic services for rough sleepers, people living in surrounding forests or staying at Aszódi Night Shelter.

 

TÁBLÁS DAY CENTER

Address: 1097 Budapest, Táblás utca 31.

Phone: +36-1-347-0257

Opening  hours:  between  1  November  and  30

April, Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm (open only in winter season)

Táblás Day Center has a capacity of 70 places, but it has a low turnover and a familiar atmosphere at the same time. Most visitors are rough sleepers from the neighborhood. It provides basic services. There is also a hostel operating in the same building.

 

FEHÉR KÖZ DAY CENTER

Address: 1104 Budapest, Fehér köz 2.

Phone: +36-1-260-9220

Opening hours:

Monday 9 am – 2 pm,

Tuesday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm

There are several night shelters nearby, and many people in the district sleep rough (in public spaces, staircases or ruined, abandoned buildings). In addi-

 

 

Day centers

Day Centers provide services to people sleeping rough or staying at night shelters; these are basic services that other people can use in their homes:

  • resting
  • taking a shower
  • washing clothes
  • eating
  • socializing.

Besides providing the above mentioned services, social workers at day centers also put a special emphasis on individual discussions, dealing with official issues, organizing free-time activities and activation programs.

Address and opening hours of our day centers

 

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