Elderly People

  • The elderly people that Caritas’ staff helped in 2018 were 542 people.
  • During 2018 Caritas’ staff supported each month 410 elderly people, in some cases the support was daily, in others – weekly.

Caritas helps elderly people with the following activities and services:

For elderly people there are Caritas Ruse, Caritas Sofia and Caritas Vitania Home Care Centers in the towns of Sofia, Ruse, Belene, Plovdiv, Rakovski, Malko Tarnovo and in the villages of Zhitnitsa (Plovdiv district), Bardarski geran (Vratsa district) and Gostilya (Pleven district). They provide, through mobile teams of nurses and social assistants, comprehensive health and social services at the homes of the needy elderly people.

In the town of Ruse Caritas Ruse implements “Kitchen on Wheels” service by which elderly people receive cooked food at their homes.

In the village of Pokrovan operates a Caritas Sofia Day Care Center “St. Basil the Great which provides social counseling services, activities by interest and food.