We believe

that disabled people have a unique vocation and gift for the world.

Emmaus operates at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

Here we believe that people with intellectual disabilities are teachers of human relationships.

Emmaus Centre strives to promote an inclusive society

in which every person with special needs is valued and accepted.

Details of our activities

Our mission is implemented through:

For already 18 years

The Emmaus Center

has been changing the attitude of Ukrainian society towards people with disabilities.

Each year the Center holds about

50 awareness-raising meetings.

This constitutes around 3000 listeners;

70% of whom have never before communicated with disabled persons.

The Center organizes about

20 supporting
seminars

for the families of disabled people. The amount of the people engaged in these seminars is roughly 230.

10 trainings for specialists

who work with disabled people are held by the Emmaus Center.

Thanks to the innovative job placement project,

20 young persons

with light learning disability have not only found a place of work with an income, but have also been integrated into society

Partners of the project

Emmaus House

– an apartment in the UCU student residence, where persons with an intellectual disability share their life together with young assistants and build friendships with students;

Become a volunteer

Emmaus House

– an apartment in the UCU student residence, where persons with an intellectual disability share their life together with young assistants and build friendships with students;

Become a volunteer

FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF OUR MISSION

we need your financial support.

Regardless of the size of your donation, your contribution is valuable and important for us.

You can donate at the address:

Center Emaus
Ukrainian Catholic University street Hilarion Swiecitsky 17, Lviv, 79011 UKRAINE,
tel. +38 (032) 240-99-40 (# 3107)

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