ZAHRADA 2000 - provider not only of social services

ZAHRADA 2000 - provider not only of social services

Since 1998, NGO Zahrada 2000 has been dedicated to mental health and provides a comprehensive set of services in the Jeseník region to enable "return to life".

Besides outpatient and field social services (including housing support) for people with mental illness, we offer the possibility of employment with support for people with disabilities, including vocational training, employment and debt counseling and support for employment on a protected, supported and free labor market.

We run a non-state medical facility Social-therapeutic medical center.

We are an accredited educational institution of the Ministry of Labour and Social Afairs and Ministry of Eduation, we offer our own educational and retraining courses.

In several economic operations, we employ about 42 people with disabilities at designated protected workplaces, you can find us in the list of social enterprises.

We support, educate and help our users and clients, do not do things for them, and instead of them. Are we approaching community care models using a solution-oriented approach, collaborative (working) ways of working and using Open Dialogue principles ...


What we offer...

Licensed social service focused on maintaining, resumption and development of social skills – specially compiled and managed programme consisting of the individual activities that takes place during working days from 8AM to 3PM. Individual users select activities that suit them.

This takes place within registered services as a basic consultation (including social-legal consultation). There is also a social worker and a psychologist available. For those who prefer „live out experience“, we have available trained group of users willing to share their own experience with mental disease (so called peer consultant).

Licensed social service focused on maintaining, resumption and development of work skills using a range of craft workshops and training workplaces. The service is available as ambulatory during working days from 8AM to 3PM.    

One of the basic principles of our work is a high degree of including of the users and utilizing their activity for creating individual services. A self-help user group  besides other activities publishes their own publication „ZAHRADNI NOVINY“ (GARDEN NEWS), it also manages its own domain of the 3rd order, it also organizes own trips.

In each of the workings of our demarcated sheltered workplaces we offer washing and mangling of cloths, maintenance of the gardens and public areas (lawn mowing, painting of the fences,…), custom-made production of our sewing workshop (toys, place mats, pocket bags, herb bags,…) and many others. We are the provider of „alternative tax event“.

We are the educational institution with the accreditation from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MPSV) and Ministry of Education Youth and Sports (MSMT), we offer courses for workers in direct care even for clients including retraining courses. For organizations and individuals we offer courses already accredited or preparation of the „turn-key“ education including the accreditation.

For the organizations and firms we offer preparation, managing and administration of the projects for grant proposals including ESF, funds etc. Our quality project team has a vast experience with e.g. ESF projects, so called Swiss Funds, Norway  Grants, regional authority calls etc.

For the persons with health handicap, we have created a system of employment with support in several of our own economical operations that is a preparation for the open employment market and follows our registered services and education. At the moment, we employ 42 persons with health handicap in part-time jobs.