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Fundação ADFP - Assistência, Desenvolvimento e Formação Profissional

Centro Social Comunitário Dr. Jaime Ramos, Rua da Associação
Miranda do Corvo, Coimbra 3220-231
Portugal

Mission

ADFP is a nonprofit social institution, with recognition of Public Utility, founded in 1987. It has about 2800 “friends”, about 3400 regular users and integrates approximately 390 residents with different problems in all age groups and both sexes. The maxim is \"Invest, with kindness, in People\", focusing on social integration and intergenerational interaction of children, youth, mothers victims of abuse, adults and the elderly, people with disabilities and / or mental illness. Serves the community through its services or residential valences, social support, health care, education, training and culture. Diversification of activities is fundamental to sustained growth strategy, creating wealth and own revenues to make the Foundation ADFP economic and socially sustainable, and less dependent on money from the state or from Europe.

Most Meaningful Change

Local development through the employability of people and investment, particularly in risk groups. Opened a home for people with disabilities, invested in agriculture and wine production, welcomed mentally ill coming from public hospitals, implemented a home help for people with mental illness, built the Space of Mind (Museum), smokehouse and cheese factory. Increased residents in 120 people with special needs. Restructured areas, especially children, creating two residences. We have created more than 100 jobs, especially among people with special needs.

1987 Year Founded

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Top Programmatic Priorities
Population Area Served

14,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationFundação ADFP - Assistência, Desenvolvimento e Formação Profissional
Address 1Centro Social Comunitário Dr. Jaime Ramos, Rua da Associação
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownMiranda do Corvo
State / RegionCoimbra
ZIP / Postal Code3220-231
CountryPortugal
ContinentEurope
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Portugal
Phone239530150
Emailgeral@adfp.pt
Websitewww.fundacao.adfp.pt
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Jaime Ramos, Chairman of the board
Primary Contact’s NameNancy Rodrigues
Primary Contact’s PositionChefe of Department
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded1987
Mission StatementADFP is a nonprofit social institution, with recognition of Public Utility, founded in 1987. It has about 2800 “friends”, about 3400 regular users and integrates approximately 390 residents with different problems in all age groups and both sexes. The maxim is \"Invest, with kindness, in People\", focusing on social integration and intergenerational interaction of children, youth, mothers victims of abuse, adults and the elderly, people with disabilities and / or mental illness. Serves the community through its services or residential valences, social support, health care, education, training and culture. Diversification of activities is fundamental to sustained growth strategy, creating wealth and own revenues to make the Foundation ADFP economic and socially sustainable, and less dependent on money from the state or from Europe.
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionValences: Day care; Kindergarten; Leisure Activities for children in primary school; Residence for Children; Youth Support Centre for disable; Support Centre for Mothers with children or pregnant; Residential Home; Residence with Assisted Care and Health Units; Geriatric Residency; Residence for seniors; Early Intervention Team for disabled children; Vocational Training for people with disabilities / mental illness; Day Centers; Home Care; Socio Occupational Activity Centre; Supported Living Unit for mentally ill; Mental Health Unit; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with gym; Senior University; Mobile Library that works on five counties in the district of Coimbra (Miranda do Corvo, Coimbra, Penela, Lousã and Góis); Cinema; Biological Park of Lousã Mountains with Portugal Wildlife Area, Pedagogic Farm and Equestrian Center, Living Museum of Traditional Arts and Crafts, with workshops and crafts store, ecomuseum, Cooperage Museum and the Restaurant Museu da Chanfana. Directive Board - Administration Council; Financial Council; General Council ; Strategy Council - are exercised on a free voluntary basis, do not receive any remuneration. The members are of various profession/activities in the community, through the private, corporate, public, and many retirees, with the participation of residents. We believe that they are representative of the various sectors of socio-professional community. The largest private institution of social solidarity in the region and one of the largest in the country, recognized nationally, and recently took the first steps in the internationalization with the 1st Prize Damião de Góis by the Netherlands Embassy / Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance, and the integration into the Iberoamerican Network of Citizens and Community Foundations. The originality and innovation begins as an employer. The employability policy considers a priority the integration of people with physical, mental or social handicap. In a county with 14 000 people, FADFP is the largest employer with 520 regular employees, 40% have a disability / chronic illness, of which 19% occupy relevant high-ranking positions; if we include volunteers with and without any premium, the number exceeds 609 workers.
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced14,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)280
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)328
Total Board Members11
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Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsLocal development through the employability of people and investment, particularly in risk groups. Opened a home for people with disabilities, invested in agriculture and wine production, welcomed mentally ill coming from public hospitals, implemented a home help for people with mental illness, built the Space of Mind (Museum), smokehouse and cheese factory. Increased residents in 120 people with special needs. Restructured areas, especially children, creating two residences. We have created more than 100 jobs, especially among people with special needs.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

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