Association “Choise” – Bansko, nongovernmental support and advocacy organization on the area of municipality of Bansko. It is established in 1997 of the parents of children with disabilities.
54 Mencha Karnichev Str.
cell phone: +359 897 892 760
ръководител: Валя Давидкова
NGO “Innovation” has been registered on 03. 12. 2009 as a legal non-profit entity to realize public benefit services . Manager of the Association – Borislav Stamboliiski.
The main tasks set by the Association are:
• To work for raising the public awareness of the problems of the people with disabilities, involvement and participation of local communities in the implementation of activities and services;
• To improve the quality of social services;
• To work for expanding of the social services;
• Development of Social Services Accommodation center for families (ACF) and the Center for Social Rehabilitation and Integration (CSRI) in Bobov Dol.
NGO “Innovation” provides social services of residential and community type of services based in the territory of Bobov Dol – Accommodation center for families (ACF) and the Center for Social Rehabilitation and integration (CSRI).
In the Center for Social Rehabilitation and Integration – Bobov Dol works multidisciplinary team consisting of the following experts: Manager, Team Leader, two speech and language therapists, two psychologists, two physical therapists, three occupation therapists. Every user has a specialized assessment and prepared individual plan, depending on the health and individual needs of each user. The purpose is a complex effect, leading to the restoration and development of the person with disability.
Accommodation center for families is to provide close-to-family environment for the target group of 20 people with intellectual disabilities. Multidisciplinary team consisting of a manager, team leader, nurse and assistant instructors provides 24 – hour customer care. The center has got very good facilities, divided into 2 buildings, equipped with functional furnishings and excellent living conditions. Users of this service using single or double rooms, modern kitchens, dining rooms and living rooms. Available to consumers and spacious courtyard, suitable for walking and recreation. Users of ACF use the services of specialists in the CSRI.
Association “St. Ivan Rilski” – Burgas is established in 1994, as a branch office of the National association for supporting persons with intellectual disabilities. Since 2002 it is independent non-profit association.
Association “St. Ivan Rilski
Slaveikov complex, Block 55, Antr. U, 6 fl.
Post box 21
tel.: +359 897 89 27 62; +359 895 60 42 32
Chair of the Association: Radka Kirova
“Association of persons with intellectual disabilities of Byala – Byala”
Ekzarh Iosif I 3 Sq.
tel: +359 817 720 11
manager: Ruska Dimitrova
Association “1st June”
3200 Byala Slatina
30 Kliment Ohridski Str.
tel: +359 915 990 02
manager: Natalia Kostadinova
The “Family Center Maria” association was established as a parents’ organization – an assignee of the “Family Center Chaika” association, Varna. The intentions of the managing body are: recognition of the parental community and activation of the role of all the interested parties in the process of changing the model of social support for people in risk and integration of young families for social inclusion. The organization is licensed by the Social Support Agency and the State Agency for Child Protection to provide social services.
Our mission: to create a modern social network which will work for improvement of quality of living for the families and children, family support, right protection activities and provision of direct social services.
Association “Family Centre Maria”
b.c. Chaika, block 67 B
tel: +359 52 711317
Chair of the Association: Boyana Valkova
BAPID – Velingrad
2 S. Rumyantsev Str.
manager: Elena Kanlieva
Regional association for supporting persons with mental disabilities – Vidin is a branch office of BAPID. It is established in 1989 of the parents of children with intellectual disabilities, and it is self-governing, nonpolitical organization. The Association works for well-being of the people with intellectual disabilities, supports their integration and social adaptation, stimulates applying of the high diagnostic standard, health and hiring people with intellectual disabilities.
Regional association for supporting persons with mental disabilities
13 Stefan Karadza Str
tel: +359 94 644 719
cell phone: +359 899 773 695
manager: Ludmila Kezhova
Association “Zornitsa” is a nonprofit association with social benefit to supporting persons with intellectual disabilities. It works for social integration and adaptation, staff-trainings and trainings for parents.
tel: +359 92 646044; +359 92 641340
cell phone: +359 899071470
Chair of the Association: Tsvetana Valkanova
Association “Future and protection of the persons with intellectual disabilities” – Gabrovo is established in 2003 as an nonprofit organization for supporting and creating optimum of life of the persons with intellectual disabilities and their families – creating the conditions for their social integration. Also it works for changing the social treatment of the people with intellectual disabilities.
Association “Future and protection of the persons with intellectual disabilities”
13 Petar Mihov Str. 2 fl., app. 6
cell phone: +359 878 452 527
Chair of the Association: Rositsa Dimitrova
DCVHU Rositsa Dimitrova
24 Nikola Balkanetsa Str.
Tel: +359 66 807120
cell phone: +359 879 264 779
Association “St. Nikolay Chudotvorets”
b.c. Druzhba, block 12, Antr. G, 6 fl., 16 app.
tel: +359 898 593 598; +359 897 892 767
manager: Maria Metodieva
Association for disable persons
b.c. Uspeh 2
tel: +359 676 743 39
Manager Rumyana Peneva
Association “Perperikon – Kardzali” – Kardzali. The association is established in 2003, and it realizes the projects which aim is increasing the life standard, psychological and physical development of the persons with intellectual disabilities and their social integration.
Association “Perperikon – Kardzhali”
block Tolstoi 5, Ant. V, 27 app.
tel: +359 361 624 84
cell phone: +359 889 918 994
Chair of the Association: Emilia Mitreva
Association “Protection” – Lovech is established in 1999 and it works on programs, which increase the quality of life of the persons with intellectual disabilities and their social integration. It develops network of services – social and life trainings, art-therapy, rehabilitation, labor-therapy, trainings for parents and specialists how to work with persons with intellectual disabilities.
tel.:телефон: +359 68 603 710
cell phone: +359 897 982 553
Chair of the Association: Maria Nedyalkova
Association “Future for everyone”
38 Alexander Batenberg Str.
tel: +359 894781613
manager: Natasha Aleksandrova
Association “Egida” – Pazardzik is volunteer, autonomy organization, which supports persons with intellectual and physical disabilities. It is independent, nongovernmental and non-profit organization. It unites parents, relatives and friends of the persons with disabilities and the specialists who work on the problems of the persons with disabilities.
63 Maria Luiza Boul.
tel: +359 34 443 800
Chair of the Association: Zlatka Grudeva
BAPID – Pernik
Targovska Str. Block 14, app. 2
Tel: +359 76 601 991
Cell phone: +359 888 251 455
Manager: Tsenka Sergieva
BAPID – Petrich
23 Tsar Boris III Str.
Cell phone: +359 887 462 714
Manager: Veneta Petkova
BAPID – Pleven is a non-profit association for social integration and adaptation of the children and the young people with physical and intellectual disabilities. It provides information and services; supports creating of the support environment to the children and young people with disabilities and their families, who live in the town of Pleven and its area.
Association “BAPID – Pleven”
11 Belmeken Str.
tel/fax: +359 64 801 303
cell phone: +359 897 892 755
Chair of the Association: Gabriela Asparuhova
Association “Parallel world” – Plovdiv is a parents’ non-profit organization, which informs about legal guarantees of the rights of the persons with disabilities and their families, assists for increasing the knowledge of parents of children with disabilities in connection with different forms of support, conducts initiatives for encouragement communication between people with disabilities and all the others.
Association “Parallel world”
70 Rodopi Str.
tel: +359 32 660 247
cell phone: +359 892 468 748
Chair of the Association: Kremena Stoyanova
2 Pirin Str.
Tel: +359 747 804 63
Cell phone: +359 897 892 759
Ruse Association of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities – BAPID is an NGO registered in 2000 under the Law on Non-Profit Legal Entities which operates for public benefit.RALIZ works for life of dignity and independence of persons with intellectual disabilities and their families.
RALIZ advocates for conducting a local and a national policy of respecting the rights of persons with intellectual problems and insists on the participation of persons with intellectual problems and their families in the outlining, monitoring and control of these policies.
RALIZ helps build a supportive environment for its members – people with intellectual disabilities and their families, and their full integration into society.
RALIZ supports the identifying and development of community-based social services, early intervention, integrated training and supported employment.
RALIZ is a non-profit organization, recognizable (well-known), transparent, with good public image, an organizationally sustainable association whose members are persons with intellectual disabilities, their families and people and organizations sharing our mission and objectives. The Association works in the field of social work at a regional level, it successfully defends the rights of persons with disabilities, their right to dignified and independent life in the community.
Supreme management body:
- General Assembly -
whose members are parents of disabled persons, persons with disabilities,specialists and adherents.
- Management Board
with 5 members, of which 2 are parents of disabled persons
The RALIZ Association holds:
A License for social services for children, issued by the State Agency for Child Protection;
A Certificate for providing social services – a Day Center for children and young people with mental handicaps, an adult day center, sheltered housing; a Center for social rehabilitation and integration, a social and personal assistant.
RUSE ASSOCIATION OF PEOPLE WITH INTELELECTUAL DISABILITIES – BABID
28 Sarnena Gora Str.
Tel./Fax082/84 17 28; 0895/450 464
Executive Director of RALIZ
Biserka Ivanova, mobile: 0885/450456
Association “Trust me”
13 Todor Peev Str.
Cell phone: +359 889 849 302
Manager: Dimitrinka Milenkova
16 Pirin Str.
Tel: +359 746 256 51
Manager: Temenuzhka Ivanova
Association “Hope for better future”- Silistra provides social services for the children and adults with disabilities.
Association “Hope for better future”
cell phone: +359 887 694 752
Chair of the Association: Elena Velcheva
Association of the parents of the children with physical and mental disabilities “Future – 2000” – Sopot, works for improving life conditions of the persons with intellectual disabilities and physical disabilities which made a difference in social attitudes and helps for social integration of the persons with disabilities.
Association “Future 2000”
27 Hristo Madzharov Str.
Tel: +359 3134 86 98
Cell phone: +359 885 396 963
Manager: Ivanka Yancheva
Association Autism – Sofia is established in 2003 of the parents of the children and young people with disabilities as nongovernmental and non-profit organization. It’s main goal is to protect social and civil rights of the children and the young people with problems in autistic spectra and their families and also it works to support social integration and personal realization.
block 50, Ant. D, 101 app, 3 fl.
tel: +359 2 920 24 93
cell phone: +359 888 20 40 80
Chair of the Association: Mirena Vellkova
33 Tsaribrodksa Str.
Cell phone: +359 897 892 751
Manager: Petko Kenanov
Assosiation “Philadelfia”- 2002”
30 General Stoletov Str.
Cell phone: +359 887 668 919
Manager: Penka Parapanova
Association “Equality” – Teteven is a nongovernmental organization which unites parents, relatives and friends of the persons with intellectual and physical disabilities in the area of the town of Teteven. It represents their interests and protects their rights. It cooperates to assure quality services for the children with physical and intellectual disabilities on the local level. It works for positive attitudes and tolerance of the society to the persons with intellectual and physical disabilities.
5 Boeva mogila Str.
cell phones: +359 878 347 310; +359 889 126 504
Chair of the Association: Petya Chikulova
Association “Protection, love and faith”
q. Zapad, block 54, 12 fl., 67 app.
Cell phone: +359 898 618 386; +359 879 125 968
Manager: Diana Marinova
“Independent life” Association is a non-governmental organization, established by parents of children and people with disabilities as well as allies -the specialists in “Daily Center for Children and Elder People with Disabilities”. The organization is registered on 14th July 2003. It is licensed for the following services within the community:
•Daily center for children with disabilities
•Daily center for adults with disabilities
•Center for Social Rehabilitation and Integration of Children and Adults with Disabilities.
The efforts of all of us – parents and specialists – are directed to help each person with disability to live together with their parents or in a foster family and to receive love, care and attention within family environment!
Our goal is:
•Support for all children and adults with disabilities as well as their families
•Promotion of the deinstitutionalization process by providing qualitative social services in the community and stimulating the foster care for children in specialized institutions and children at risk;
•Development of alternative types of social services in the community and seeking solutions to solve problems and difficulties;
•Increasing the capacity of all parents by organizing trainings as per different projects – consultations, seminars and discussions. Support provided by a psychologist, social worker, speech therapist, therapist, specialized pedagogues, physician and others.
•Exchange of experience with branches of the Bulgarian Association for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. Partnership with good European practices – Lebenshilfe, Germany.
•Access to information in easily accessible format. Accessible forms of communication and online information. Accessible architecture environment.
•Our priorities – effective social services and dignified life for the people with disabilities.
Address:“INDEPENDENT LIFE” Association
The town of Shumen– 9702
69 G. S. Rakovski Str.
Valya Stoyanova Taneva – Chairman
Contact person: Diana Georgieva – 0896/672-042
Association “Charity 01” – Yambol is a union of parents and friends of the children with special educational needs. The main activities are connected with the social integration of the children with special educational needs
Association “Charity 01”
25 Druzhba Str.
Tel: +359 46 664 866
Cell phone: +359 893 590 570
Manager: Radostina Slavcheva