| The project will take place at the Juan Carlos I conciliation center in Murcia between 08:00 and 16:00 | The Murcia City Council, through the Department of Social Rights, which is headed by the mayor Pilar Torres, will favor the reconciliation of family and work life to the families of the municipality this summer with the launch of the Concilia Program, which It will be active in July and August.This project is about a vacation school that offers 110 places for children between 3 and 16 years old.
Fifty places will be reserved for children of vulnerable families who will be referred by the municipal Social Services.
It will take place in the comprehensive center for childhood and work-life balance of Juan Carlos I of Murcia.
The hours will be from 08:00 to 16:00.The councilor for Social and Family Rights, Pilar Torres, stressed that "favoring the reconciliation of family and work life is one of the objectives that we intend to promote from the Government Team with programs like Concilia.
We will continue working to offer the Murcian families facilities for them to reconcile ".Safe workshops and activitiesThe City Council has reactivated the contract awarded for the provision of the Concilia Program.
All the workshops and activities that are carried out will scrupulously comply with all the recommendations transferred by the health authorities to avoid contagions in the face of the crisis generated by the expansion of Covid-19.The working groups will be small and the monitors will facilitate the social distance between the participants in the program.
The activities will respect the safety and protection measures while being attractive, uplifting and motivating for the children and adolescents participating in Concilia.Users of the program may request the dining room service.
The spaces and classrooms of the Juan Carlos I childhood center will adapt to the recommendations for the coronavirus.
"We have tried to get the most out of the building in order to accommodate the largest number of minors, respecting the instructions of the health authorities," says Pilar Torres.Preference for single-parent and large familiesBoth single-parent families, whose parents are in an active employment situation, and large families with difficulties in conciliation will have priority when it comes to obtaining a place in the program.
Once these demands are covered, the rest of the places will be freely accessible to any family requesting participation in the project.During the 2019-2020 academic year the City Council made more than 1,200 places available to families in the municipal spaces dedicated to conciliation, which are the following: Juan Carlos I, Artillery Barracks, Santiago el Mayor, Puente Tocinos, El Bojal- Beniaján, La Ńora, Cabezo de Torres and Churra.The centers are aimed at children between 4 months and 16 years old and offer a wide educational offer during school and non-school periods.
The pandemic caused by Covid-19 interrupted service provision since March.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia