On August 23, 2022, a contract was concluded between the Ministry of Family and Social Policy and the Świętokrzyskie Province - the Provincial Labor Office in Kielce for the implementation of the project entitled "Świętokrzyskie for the integration and professional activation of foreigners".
The project was selected for implementation, as a result of the competition "Together we can do more - First Edition of the Activation Program for Foreigners for the years 2022–2023", announced by the Minister of Family and Social Policy.
The project for which the Minister of Family and Social Policy granted co-financing from the Labor Fund reserve in the amount of PLN 1,059,750 is implemented by the Provincial Labor Office in Kielce together with the County Employment Office in Kielce and the Association of Integration Europe - East .
The main goal of the project, the implementation of which was planned by the end of 2023, is the integration of foreigners with the Świętokrzyskie labor market through comprehensive advisory and living support. The project will be an attractive offer not only for Ukrainian citizens, but also for other foreigners legally residing in the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, with particular emphasis on women, youth and children.
The project provides for support in the field of social integration for 1,200 third-country nationals, including 800 people will be citizens of Ukraine who came to Poland after February 24, 2022 as a result of hostilities and find themselves in a difficult life situation.
Key activities in the project:
In addition, 50 Ukrainian citizens - participants of the project - will benefit from professional counseling supporting career planning and assimilation with the Polish labor market, as well as employment services - assuming, inter alia, direct contacts with employers, access to job offers and expert support of employment agents.