The “Centro Astalli Palermo”, is voluntary association that is part of the territorial network of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Italy.
The partners visited “Centro Astalli Palermo”, a center that offers a lot of services for migrants. The responsable who welcomed the partners explained and showed all the areas of the center with their services: legal assistance, breakfast, homework support after school, shower, washing machines, different levels of Italian courses; they have also a joiner’s and a tailor’s workshop and a collection center of clothes for the guests of the center. The facility hosts also a SPRAR, a welcoming center for asylum seekers.
The partners visited “Centro internazionale delle culture – Ubuntu”, an intecutural center where migrant children and families receive help. The Ubuntu association organize a kindergarden service for the families in the morning, for the young kids, and in the afternoon they help the older ones to make the homeworks and they organize some educative activities. With the support of private citizens or sellers the association can provide also breakfast and lunch service.