Innovative Practice 2019 on Independent Living and Political Participation HOUSING AND PERSON-CENTRED SUPPORT FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

The Union of Organizations for Support of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Union SUMERO) – is a non-profit organization that provides housing and person-centred assistance for people with intellectual disabilities to help them stay in their local communities rather than to move into institutions. A maximum of five people live together in each house with support from assistants for daily activities such as shopping, cooking, and working. Between 2011 and 2018, 80 users moved into 25 houses across the country.

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