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Social Policy & Community Social Services Development Project

The Social Policy and Community Social Services Development Project will support the Government of Lithuania in providing social security to the population at an affordable cost, through institutional development activities to improve (1) the capacity to analyze social policy at all stages, and (2) community social care services. This will be achieved through the institutional development of the Ministry of Social Security and Labor (MSSL). The project will assist the government by (1)developing the MSSL’s capacity to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate social safety net policies; (2) reducing institutionalization of groups at risk through developing, testing, and replicating new community-based social service models; and (3) developing MSSL project management capacity. The project comprises three components: (1) social policy development to improve resource use in the MSSL and to monitor, evaluate, and implement policy; (2)community social service pilots to set up, monitor, and evaluate community multi-service and disabled children centers; and (3) project management to support the implementation of project activities by financing local consulting services, technical assistance and training in procurement, and required Project Coordination Unit (PCU) equipment.
 Status: Active
 Manager: Vilija Kostelnickiene
 Major Sector: Social Protection
 SubSector(s): Social Protect. Adj.
 Project Id: P008539
 Board Approval Date: 2/18/97
 Closing Date: 10/1/02
 Total Commitment At Board* (USD$M): 3.7
 Lending Instrument: SPECIFIC INVEST LN
Available Project Documents
Project Information Document (PID) 
Staff Appraisal Report (SAR) 
* Does not reflect any cancellations.
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