This society is a 250-year-old organization, has successfully run the placement and advice center "Adult Family Placement" for the past 12 years. During period did, 150 farming families in the Bern local have officially opened their homes to adults affected by psychological wellness issues or mental or physical disabilities, as well as elderly individuals, on a shorter or longer term basis. With this type of care, this society seeks to help socially isolated individuals build and appreciate interpersonal connections within a host family – in harmony with nature. Experience has demonstrated that living on a farm has a very positive impact on the guests. Economic society regularly invites host families to preparing days that focus on how the families can effectively live together under one shelter.
This socially important task also represents an extra form of income for farm families. With the Adult Family Placement scheme, Economic and public welfare society of Bern has adapted a time-tested form of living to present-day needs: there are more and more lonely, single individuals in need of support who live in complete social separation, and on the other hand, farmers are vulnerable on extra method of making a living. Through the Adult Family Placement scheme, this society offers an innovative and effective solution to both of these social problems.Read More»