Social Economy Centre – employment and advice centre for Middle and Eastern European migrants
In March 2013 Stichting Barka opened Social Economy Centre at Lijsterstraat 16 in Utrecht. Mission: to provide advice, training and support to Middle and Eastern European Migrants with complex needs who are seeking work in the Netherlands. Social Economy Centre opened in March 2013 in Utrecht. The SEC offers help to those who wish to remain in the Netherlands and do not want to be reconnected to their countries of origin with Barka. The target group would be those who require complex support with preparing, undertaking and maintaining employment. Through both individual appointments and group training sessions, the Social Economy Centre provides employment advice, preparation and support including interpersonal and social skills training.