Community Level Access to Social Services (CLASS)
Duration: Sep 2017 - June 2024
Project budget: USD 4,896807
Donor: USAID Armenia
Location: 10 regions and Yerevan
Implementing Partners: World Vision Armenia, Child Development Foundation, Women Support Center (WSC), Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform (DRRNP).
Project Status: Ongoing
Goals and objectives
Through the Community Level Access to Social Services (CLASS) program, USAID, World Vision, Child Development Foundation, Women’s Support Center and Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform aims to strengthen the social protection system through effective community-based social work and improve the lives of most vulnerable children and their families.
Key activities of the project include: Supporting adoption and enforcement of legislative mechanisms regulating case management practices; Promoting capacity building and cooperation of community based responsible actors to respond to the needs of highly vulnerable children and families; Increasing the resilience of socially most vulnerable families; Establishing best practices of coordination and cooperation of child protection actors at community and regional levels; Improving policy and practices to advance the rights and reconciliation of displaced women and girls for social inclusion, economic empowerment and labor rights, civic engagement, Developing the capacity of community social workers, local government officials, and CSOs on conflict and gender sensitive aid; Facilitating the rehabilitation and integration of women impacted by the conflict.