Community Based Initiatives Grants:

The Community Based Initiatives Grants will support solutions coming from the communities to respond to their needs. The program will be implemented through volunteers, and will be targeting initiatives of self-managed groups of affected populations that are developing solidarity and self-support solutions to meet their own needs.

Vocational training:

is designed to provide individuals with the professional knowledge and experience in a scientific and thoughtful manner, to invest in active human energies to improve the chances of those persons affected by the Syrian crisis to enter the labor market. This is the only way to turn these people, as much as possible, from mere consumers to active productive human beings.

Small grants:

This program aims to assist families with severe vulnerability with cash grants following assessment of their situation and vulnerability. This assistance will be provided on a case-by-case basis only

Community Centers:

provide a wide spectrum of activities, including: skills development courses, remedial education, education for persons with learning difficulties, life skills courses, social and recreational activities, vocational training activities, mass information campaigns, health awareness and legal and education counselling. The Community Centers are a fundamental tool to support the psychosocial well-being of the affected populations.

Outreach Volunteer:

The outreach volunteers are the tool to link the IDP and host community to SSSD and to services, being IDPs, the outreach volunteers will have better access to the community to identify the needs and respond actively. In addition, the outreach volunteers play fundamental role in identifying and implementing the community based Initiatives.

Legal Support:

Legal Support: It is legal assistance to respond to a variety of issues, which require legal counselling, possible legal intervention,and raising legal awareness for targeted populations. Counselling and awareness raising will be provided in community centers and collective shelters.

Support to women:

This program aims to provide protection activities to women and children as well as other persons with specific needs by providing awareness activities, which address women protection, related issues.

Individual and Group Counseling:

It aims to follow up cases that need interventions especially after Trauma. Support to women includes psychosocial support (individual counselling and peer support).

Group Counselling Hear my heart program:

is Women focus groups within which women share problems; they exchange experiences within the group. This will help them reach an appropriate level of awareness. This program is implemented with a group of mothers who experience the same problems and crisis inside the shelter and community centers.

Mentoring Programme:

It aims to build an accompaniment relationship, between a mentor and a child, mostly one to one but could also be between a mentor and a group of children. The mentor starts to recognize the children’s needs and to work with him accordingly becoming a role model.

Victim Empathy Program:

It aims to build awareness among beneficiaries on the impact of violence on self and on others. In its therapeutic version it is addressed to juveniles boys or girls having committed an infraction or a crime.

Recreational Activities Program:

it’s a group of games and activities which contribute in creating a state of joy, entertainment and physical, mental and psychological benefits; that’s why they’re not only dances and cheers (despite their importance), but they’re also tools through which needs could be identified, emotions discharged and routine and boundaries broken.

Child Friendly Space:

The term child-friendly space (CFS) is used to designate safe spaces in which local communities establish fostering environments where young children can get free organized recreational and learning activities.

Remedial classes:

This collective activity targets the regular students who are in school by providing an assistant in their school lessons.


This individual activity targets the most vulnerable regular student who are in school (6-17 years) by providing an intense assistant in their school lessons.