Apeirons,Centre for Independent Living

http://www.apeirons.lv/?men=eng&p=22

Misson and activities:

To work together to encourage and support people with disabilities to live independent lives, to take an active part in society and to exercise their human and civil rights.
We are an organisation of people with disabilities and their friends. Through the Centre for Independent Living we provide information and advice on a wide range of issues. We run support groups and occasional seminars and training sessions. We also involve people with disablities in integrated activities, including summer camps

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the local level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Awareness raising.
Coalition building and networking.
Independent Living Skills Training.
Peer support.
Sexuality and relationships.
Universal design.
We have cooperated with organizations in other countries before:
SHIA Sweden. Conference on UN Standard Rules
Balticap Baltic states. Setting up Network, organising conferences

Contact us:

Contact person:Gunta Anca
Email:apeirons@parks.lv
Phone:7377376
Home page:http://www.apeirons.lv/?men=eng&p=22
Address:Tompsona iela, 33-1
LV-1013
Riga
Latvia

This entry added: Wednesday 21st July 1999. (record #207) Changed: Tuesday 22nd March 2005. Link checked Monday 18th September 2017.