BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
Associação Novo Olhar highlights social protection and health promotion and protection as the main objective, namely through the provision of psycho / social support and health care, rehabilitation and social entrepreneurship. It has as theoretical assumptions of intervention:
Social exclusion: combination of lack of economic means, social isolation and limited access to social and civil rights; it is a relative concept within any particular society and represents a progressive accumulation of social and economic factors over time. The factors that can contribute to social exclusion are labor problems, patterns of education and labor problems, patterns of education and living, health, nationality, drug addiction, sexual inequality and violence.
Social Reinsertion: Interventions in the field of social reintegration aim to lead to personal fulfillment and the reestablishment of social support networks, in the sense of the individual's clinical, emotional and social stability. It is the process through which the individual restructures his personality and his life, developing autonomy and responsibility skills, capable of valuing him as a useful member of society.
Empowerment: Participation of target groups in defining the actions in which they will be involved