Rotterdam

Reconnections project – Rotterdam

Barka’s NL reconnection programme for the homeless Middle and Eastern European migrants in Rotterdam started in January 2013 following an invitation from the municipality of Rotterdam. Barka NL helps homeless Polish and other Central and Eastern European people not coping with life in Rotterdam to return to their home countries, either to enter rehab treatments, go back to families , or to Barka Network programs ( educational, community and creating work places) in Poland. Barka Network in Poland shows the perspective of helping to rebuild life from even worst circumstances . Until December 2014 Barka in Rotterdam has helped more than 160 vulnerable, homeless CEE countries nationals in reconnection with the country of origin. Barka team in Rotterdam are: Janusz and Kasia. Janusz has a personal experience of homelessness and addictions- which he overcame. He successfully combated those difficulties , rebuilt his life within Barka Network programs in Poland and is now helping others .

Contact with Rotterdam Barka team:
Tel.: 0652 831548
Email: mariola.gardzij@barkanl.org