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Day-support centre


A centre which supports the family in its care and education functions.

The centre may be operated in the form of: 1) care centre, including interest circles, day-rooms, clubs, educational centres, provides a child with: care and education, assistance in learning, organisation of leisure time, entertainment and sport classes and development of interests, 2) specialist centre - organises socio-therapeutic, therapeutic, corrective, compensating and speech therapy classes, implement an individual corrective programme, a psychocorrective or psychopreventive programme, in particular pedagogic, psychological and sociotherapy, 3) street work - carries out motivating and sociotherapeutic activities. A day support centre may be operated in a combination of the forms i.e. combining tasks of the general care, specialized and street work centres.

  • Act of 9 June 2011 on Family Support and Foster Care System
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2024 r. poz. 177, z późn. zm.)

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Społecznych i Rynku Pracy