History

  • 1993 - Association establishment

  • 1994 - Launching of preparation activities: writing projects (EU Phare program), obtaining of working premises

  • 1995 - Start-up of the Krok Community Centre in Prague 12 (Modřany)

  • 1996 - Start-up of outreach work with the youth

  • 1997 - Initiation of the probation and rehabilitation program, a new club "Garage" with U - ramp, "The Hut" trailer as a base for the field workers - both places are in the region of Prague 12 (Modřany)

  • 1998 - The asylum apartment admits mothers with children for the first time

  • 1999 - Involvement in the preparation of quality standards in social services

  • 2000 - Opening of the Jižní pól (South Pole) Drop-in Club in Prague 11 (South City)

  • 2001 - Involvement in the Working Group of the Czech Streetwork Association, initiation of international cooperation in the area of children and youth

  • 2002 - Opening of the Civic Advisory Centre in Prague 12 (Modřany)

  • 2003 - Initiation of the process of community planning of social services in Prague 12, introduction of quality standards for social services by Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

  • 2004 - Starting to provide primary prevention programs, start-up of the Job Club program

  • 2005 - Newly opened "Libuška" trailer as a base field for the workers in the region of Prague 12 (Libuš), a study visit to the partner organizations in Germany, Belgium and Holland, obtaining of funds from the European Structural Funds (SPD 3)

  • 2006 - Implementation of partnership projects with the Association of Civic Advice Centres and the Jabok vocational school, start-up of international residential programs for youth

  • 2007 - Taking-over the Radotín Drop-in Club in Prague 16, all services and programs are certified, or have a quality accreditation

  • 2008 - Initiation of outreach programs for youth in Prague 13 (Velká Ohrada), the Job Club closes as a result of the funds shortage

  • 2009 - Initiation of Emergency Assistance service in Prague 12 (Modřany), registering the “Činžák“ drop-in club in Mladá Boleslav, starting the implementation of outreach programs in Prague 9

  • 2010 - Opening of the JednaTrojka drop-in club in Prague 13 (Stodulky), opening of the Činžák drop-in club in Mladá Boleslav, Central Bohemia Region; opening of the Contact point of the Civic Advisory Centre and taking over the Terén drop-in club of Nezdi – Proxima Sociale civic association; winning the national round of the competition for the best crime prevention project (representing the Czech Republic in Brussels)

  • 2011 - Connecting the services in regions with data server in Modřany, changing over to new program structure of shared files; gaining a company car for social services; winning the national round of the competition for the best crime prevention project (representing the Czech Republic in Warsaw)

  • 2012 - Significant material and technical furnishing of the local services and management, new accountant admitted to the company; launching a new service – Improvement of family life – in Prague 12 and Prague 2; new adaptation stays for schools; new graphic image of the company

  • 2013 - Training of the team and launch of a new service – Selective prevention from risk behaviour; year-long respite program for foster care families including a summer camp; merge with Nezdi – Proxima Sociale civic association in Dobříš; transformation into public benefit company.

  • 2014 - Publishing the book “Looking back / 20 years of Proxima Sociale”; Improvement of the family life in Prague 12, 13 and 16; off-city camps in Prague 12, 13 and Dobříš; quality audits and certification for drop-in programs for children and youth and primary and selective prevention programs; multiannual financing of Primary prevention program from Capital City of Prague and MEYS CR

  • 2015 - Launching and certification of primary prevention program for nursery schools; introducing of Improvement of family life in Prague 4; launching of a pilot program to support children of foreigners settled in Prague 12; standardization of operation in Drop-in programs and clubs 

  • 2016 - Winning of a price from Floccus Nadace České spořitelny; launching of Drop-in program in Prague 15; organizing of a successful conference "Together in the community";  launching of new web-pages

  • 2017 - launching of new program „Education of pedagogues“ with accreditation of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports; new facilities for Primary prevention program in Prague – Vinohrady