In addition, the Early Care center will be financed with 67,800 euros
The vice president and counselor of Women, Equality, LGTBI, Families and Social Policy, Isabel Franco visited the Residential Center for people with intellectual disabilities 'Reina Sofía' de Fortuna today and announced the renewal of the agreement that maintains the Ministry, through the Murciano Institute of Social Action (IMAS), with the City of Fortuna, worth 4,711,600 euros, for a period of four years.
Specifically, 2,546,412 euros will be used to finance the residence service for 26 people with disabilities, which guarantees a comprehensive and ongoing personal and social care, which includes health care, as well as psychological, social and occupational care.
The remaining 2,165,151 will be for 45 places in the day center for people with intellectual disabilities in a situation of dependency in the municipality of Fortuna.
In addition, the IMAS signed another social agreement with the council whereby it will allocate 67,842 euros to finance the provision of the early care service in said center to children under 6 years of age with special needs.
During her visit to the center together with the Mayor of Fortuna, Josefa Isabel Martínez, the counselor Isabel Franco praised the "commendable, vocational and heartfelt work carried out by social workers and health workers."
In addition, Franco valued that these visits "bring us closer to the reality that many people and their relatives live and motivates us to continue working to improve the lives of all these people. Therefore, it is a commitment and an obligation, continue assisting them and finance dependency positions. "
The 'Reina Sofía' center in Fortuna assists a total of 167 people, of which 28 are residential places for people with intellectual disabilities, 71 places for the day center for the elderly and 65 places for day centers for people with intellectual disabilities under 65, in addition to being the headquarters of the social center for the elderly.