La Maison des Cimes, in L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre, is each a brief shelter for ladies on their very own, in issue, with kids, and within the struggle towards desertification with a social area and workshops open to the inhabitants of the village. The expertise, distinctive in France, begins in mid-January.
The home of the summits is a home for all. A social innovation to go larger: the concept comes from the 2 academics of a village with the identify… predestined hospital: Hospitalet-près-Andorra. In Ariège. A stone's throw from Andorra. At 1,450 meters above sea stage. Who has lengthy lived from the passage to Spain. And who’s struggling the total power of desertification. The mayor who led this mission says: "Right here there’s a custom of fraternity and mutual support that we share", after all, with different mountain villages the place the local weather is harsh and mutual support encapsulated in mountain DNA. However right here on this welcoming land there may be an additional soul.
It’s no coincidence that this Home was born there after eight years of combating, together with withEmmanuel Macron that Arnaud Diaz was in a position to meet. "It’s a passing village but additionally a welcoming land the place we’re used to welcoming: my grandparents, for instance, have been Spanish refugees …" As we used to do on this village "Officers" a lot of which have left, this Maison des Cimes, inaugurated on December 12, goals to provide "A brand new impetus" to those moms and their kids.
The expertise should final three years and why not unfold in all places in France
It’s a territory that a handful of actors have made resilient, which, from two difficulties – rural desertification and moms in issue – desires to deliver forth a power. Europe, the Area, the Ariège departmental council, CAF, the group of municipalities, the village, and so on.: all those that might be mobilized kindly let themselves be drawn into the journey. They’re there collectively invested 650,000 euros. And agreed to finance its operation, 150,000 euros per 12 months. The experiment ought to final three years. All hope that it is going to be perpetuated and that it’ll even transcend: that different Maisons des Cimes will unfold a eu in all places in France. President Macron did not make it a priority, last April, to help these single women, 30% to 40% undergo the non-payment of their alimony within the coronary heart of the Yellow Vests motion?
They’ve taken eight years to construct a novel mission in France and contain as many companions as doable ”
Gaëtan Cognard, director France Horizon in Occitanie
Director of France Horizon in Occitanie (1), who manages this distinctive construction in France, Gaëtan Cognard, talks in regards to the delivery of the mission and its 360-degree missions: "The 2 village academics in L’Hospitalet and Merens present excellent high quality schooling. It’s additionally like that, with this know-how, that they’ve recognized wants, significantly with single-parent households who, as everybody is aware of, cumulate the difficulties and are getting poorer On the identical time, the varsity can also be dropping kids. With the mayor, all three phosphorus to reply these two issues. They took eight years to construct a novel mission in France and contain a most of companions. " Distinctive as a result of it should even be open to residents of the village who, like residents, can share companies, workshops, and so on.
Open to the skin, the varsity will play a big position round homework assist. Along with the actions of the listening help community for fogeys, an area college help contract shall be put in place in January: methodological assist with homework and actions to enhance the well-being of college kids. There may also be collective actions corresponding to workshops supporting the usage of digital know-how or the group of parent-child outings, and so on. As additionally a minibus which shall be used as a lot for the residents of the Maison des Cimes as for the inhabitants of the village who want to go amongst different issues to the market of Ax-les-Thermes.
These are girls who might have had a life "accident", a tough break-up, a job loss (…) from being referred to the precise individuals at Pôle emploi or different organizations. To construction an expert mission "
Arnaud Diaz, the mayor.
With six flats, this Maison des Cimes will welcome its first residents inside a fortnight, who will solely have a small a part of the lease to pay: solely 70 euros to 80 euros per 30 days. For a 12 months or two. At most, it should accommodate six single mothers and 9 kids. It’s his first vocation. “They don’t seem to be battered girls. Or it might be that they’ve "fastened" this downside however they want a break as a result of they undergo the implications, particularly psychological. These are girls who might have had a life "accident", a tough breakup, a job loss, an dependancy, for instance, and they should rebuild themselves. To redo their CV; to be referred to the precise individuals at Pôle Emploi or different organizations. To construction an expert mission ", explains the mayor, Arnaud Diaz.
A “win-win” place
“It’s a query of providing residents a safe place of welcome the place they will take a break from their journey and discover help for his or her parenthood, with assist given to the administration of their funds, stewardship, administrative information , scheduling conferences, discovering appropriate actions or coaching… ” La Maison des Cimes desires to be a spot to recompose, rebuild and re-empower itself. "Sooner or later we are able to additionally think about permanence there. Speech therapist, for instance. It’s a “win-win” placeprophesies the mayor, additionally president of the affiliation Que la montagne est rebelle.
A CAF social area the place everybody can have entry
The help for residents shall be carried out each in response to a person and collective strategy and centered on self-reconstruction, thus enabling them to enroll in an integration course of. Seasonal work represents a brief dynamic excellent for working to empower these individuals by employment. The winter season, from November to April, on the websites of Ax-les-Thermes, Ascou / Bonascres and Beille, provides jobs in catering or welcoming vacationers. That's not all.
Service to the general public
“It’s a place which, specifically with its widespread area on the bottom ground, may also create social ties with the inhabitants: as a result of there may be, for instance, a CAF social area the place everybody can have entry ", resumes Gaëtan Cognard. There could also be workshops on parenting, for instance. It’s a service to the general public. " The promoters of this Maison des Cimes are stuffed with concepts. “We have now two individuals who will work there. A social employee and a coordinator, Joséphine, will be capable of arrange facet initiatives along with elected officers. Usually, the State launches a name for initiatives with specs. Properly, Joséphine will be capable of carry it out to acquire, for instance, European funding. " Every day, on this Maison des Cimes within the coronary heart of L'Hospitalet, Joséphine will function a referent for the residents, but additionally for the inhabitants of a village that lends itself effectively to it. Inclusion on all flooring!
- (1) France Horizon is a nationwide affiliation of a thousand workers that manages healthcare institutions, lodging facilities, a Cada, in Foix, and so on.
- (2) The speed of girls residing alone with their kids under the poverty line rose to 32% between 2010 and 2015, in Ariège. Within the newest departmental motion plan for the housing of deprived individuals (PDALPD), three levers have been recognized: facilitating entry to unbiased housing for individuals, creating housing modes tailored to the general public and, encouraging social residences for a inhabitants accumulating financial, social and psychological difficulties.
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