Phone

02‑971‑9920, 0884‑38‑9930, 0879‑47‑4224

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Solidarnost Fracarita
Association “Fracarita Bulgaria”
Проект Солидарност - лечение на зависимости

Rehabilitation program

The main activity of Frakarita Bulgaria Association is rehabilitation and resocialization of alcohol, drug addicts and gambling, which is implemented by the Solidarity Program. The program was established in 2003 and employs psychologists with extensive experience in recovering from addictions.

The Solidarity Program offers a clean, sheltered environment that does not allow the use of drugs and alcohol as well as the violence.

To register for a free primary consultation, you can contact us at the following phone numbers between 9:00 and 17:00 every working day:

02-971-99-20
0884-38-99-30
0879-47-42-24

Helpline

Since 2009, the Information and Consultation Center “Ambassadors of Hope” has been operating the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline (NDAGH).

Telephone line: 0888-99-18-66
Website: http://www.drugsinfo-bg.org/en/

Posoka House

In January 2016, our latest project opened its doors – our low-threshold center for people addicted to alcohol and drugs, “Posoka” (“Direction”) House. It provides social services aimed at people who have not yet decided to engage in treatment, and it aims to improve their quality of life. In the center, our clients can find shelter within our working hours, support in a clean environment, as well as a washing machine and dryer, hot drinks, and upon request - psychiatric, psychological or legal advice.

The service is anonymous and free of charge.

Info-center

This is our section for information, consultation and preparation for participation in the rehabilitation program. We can answer questions, connected to the dependence, psychoactive substances and places for treatment and rehabilitation in Bulgaria.

Seminars and trainings

Our aim is to provide professional psychological assistance and support to people searching for solutions to various personality, life and professional problems, caused by addictions and other personality disorders and real life hardships (anxiety, depression, loss, panic disorder, anorexia, bulimia, difficulties in the family or problems with the partner) through psychological consultations and training.

Who we are

Fracarita Bulgaria is the new name of Solidarnost Association. Fracarita Bulgaria is a nonprofit organization in public interest, which is part of the international network of associated organizations Fracarita International .

Mission

We started Solidarnost program to meet the needs of people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction and problem gambling, as well as their families and relatives.

The program aims at:

  • Rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug addicts leading to autonomous living.
  • Support and consultations for clients’ parents and relatives.
  • Information and consulting, popularization of Solidarnost’s cause.

History

  • In 2003, Solidarnost Program was started by the Association for Fight against Epidemic Diseases and Drug Addictions.
  • In 2004, we started working with parents and relatives of the clients.
  • In 2006, the Information and Consultancy Center Ambassadors of Hope was established.
  • In 2006, Solidarnost Program went under the management of Association for Rehabilitation of Addicted People Solidarnost.
  • In 2008, the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline was started.
  • In 2015, the low-threshold center Posoka was established.
  • In 2017, Solidarnost Association became part of the international network Fracarita International and changed its name to Fracarita Bulgaria.

More information about the formation of the different structures of the organization can be found on “Projects” menu.

Structure of the Organization

Fracarita Bulgaria’s main activity is the rehabilitation and resocialization program for people suffering from addiction Solidarnost. The program is staffed with experienced psychologists in the field of addiction.

Other projects of the organization:

  • Information and Consultancy Center Ambassadors of Hope.
  • National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline, www.drugsinfo-bg.org.
  • Low-threshold center Posoka.

Legitimacy

Solidarnost Program is established in accordance with the standards of the National Anti-Drug Strategy and the current international best practices. Our rehabilitation program has been approved by the National Centre for Addictions.

Supervision and Monitoring

Our programme is supervised by  Ruud Bruggeman – a Belgian expert with a long experience as a pedagogic director of the Therapeutic Community Trempoline, Belgium and by Dr. Kimon Ganev. Family counselling is supervised by Zlatka Mihova (New Bulgarian University). The National Center for Addictions monitors our activities, which guarantees the adherence to the best practices guidelines.

Membership

Fracarita Bulgaria is a member of the European Federation of Therapeutic Communities (EFTC), the European Foundation of Drug Helplines (FESAT), the European Companionship in Education, training by travel (ECEtt), and the National Patient`s Organization (NPO).

Organogram of „Fracarita Bulgaria“ Association

The team

Elena Nikolova

Elena
Nikolova

Svetoslav Kirilov

Svetoslav
Kirilov

Svetlana Velkova

Svetlana
Velkova

Christina Shentova

Kristina
Shentova

Svetlana Nikolova

Svetlana
Nikolova

Membership

Fracarita EFTC Ecett Fesat NPO