At the origin of GSH (Gruppo Sensibilizzazione Handicap) foundation (in the ‘80s) there was a simple group of volunteers who decided to spend their time offering friendship and solidarity to people affected by disabilities. Nowadays GSH is a well structured organization which aims at improving the quality of life of disabled people and of their families, offering them different social services. Moreover GSH develops an important activity of networking among entities working in social sector in order to make local community and institutions more conscious about handicap issues and contributing to the improvement of social public policies.
GSH is composed by a staff of around 60 people, 15 of them are volunteers. It offers a big amount of different social and educational services in its structures and in the local community, such as:
- Residential centre,
- support for disabled students,
- individual professional trainings,
- educational individual trainings,
- working daily center,
- socio-educational center,
- library, psychological support.