"Medica" Zenica provides adequate accommodation to women, girls and children, survivors of various forms of domestic and community violence. The safe house provides you with a safe place, comprehensive support and care, the right to choose, all according to your individual needs:
- Satisfying your basic existential needs
- Help and support in monitoring your health
- Continuous professional work:
- Support in stabilizing your psychosocial condition,
- Individual, counseling and therapeutic work,
- Legal advice and support during the exercise of rights,
- Occupational therapy
- Economic empowerment to foster your innovation, economic independence and freedom
The total number of persons accommodated in the safe house "Medica" Zenica in the period from April 1993 to the end of December 2018 is 2,207. During the period January-December 2018, the Safe House accommodated 35 people (16 women, 19 children - 8 girls and 11 boys), with whom a total of 412 individual therapy sessions were conducted, 14 group educational-supportive workshops with women, 11 legal advice, 263 medical services, 7 medical educations / 14 sessions on maintaining hygiene and taking care of health, and 59 individual interviews on maintaining personal hygiene, space hygiene, taking care of a child, one's own health, etc.
Children users of the "Medice" Zenica service actively participate in creating activities as well as in the development of educational and promotional material and marking important dates in the field of social protection such as: "Street Children's Day", "International Children's Day - Children's Week", International Day children's rights "Campaign" 16 days of activism against gender-based violence "," Human Rights Days, etc.
As part of the campaign "16 days of activism against gender-based violence" 2011-2018. Empowered children users of the "Medice" Zenica service participated in many activities organized to present the results of economic empowerment of "Medica" Zenica, which is carried out in the educational center "Medice" Zenica and in rural areas. However, therapeutic work with “Medical” beneficiaries shows the connection between war trauma and domestic and community violence, and that trauma cannot be limited in time.