LACE is a non-profit Social Organization founded in November 1975, which aims to develop specialized work in favor of people living in situations of vulnerability or extreme social vulnerability, their families and the community in general. We have the determination to value citizenship, human diversity and contribute to the construction of a society free from prejudice that respects and works for social inclusion in "All" the aspects that the word represents.
Our Institution is characterized as a center for the application and improvement of knowledge aimed at achieving full citizenship.
Our job is to provide quality care, prioritizing excellence in dealing with children, adolescents, young people, adults and their families, ensuring access to explicit rights in existing public policies.
Our Institution totals 05 units of Social Inclusion Center for People with Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities - NAISPD, 03 units of Socio-Educational Measurement Service in an Open Environment - MSE and a Service of Coexistence and Strengthening of Links - CCA being; Atlantic unit, Parelheiros, Clipper, Grajaú I and II, Cidade Dutra and in the north area Casa Verde and Jardim Peri unit.
The MSE is a service that assists adolescents, young people and their families in the monitoring of socio-educational measures in an open environment. We provide individualized assistance where we carry out guidelines and referrals for public policies on health, education, social assistance, public defender's office, leisure, sport, citizenship, culture, housing, among others. Ensuring in the assistance the necessary guidelines so that our beneficiaries have access to their rights.
At NAISPD and CCA, we offer several socio-educational activities in order to enhance areas of development that work on Autonomy and independence aiming at social inclusion. All activities are designed to work in areas such as;
* Communication, * Daily life activity, * Health, * Security, * Academic functionality, * Social skills, * Service to families, * Work (employability), * Provision of Community Services, * Inclusive events, among others.
Our trajectory is marked by the relentless pursuit of improvement in order to provide services to the greatest possible number of people, as well as by the important recognition of exercising its social function, helping to reduce inequality, providing quality service to the Municipality to which it belongs.
Our actions are guided by the following principles that we faithfully follow to always improve ourselves, they are; Mission: Assist people and their families by exercising the guarantee of Rights and Duties.
Vision: Offer spaces for inclusion and coexistence among Diversity, minimizing social losses due to the conditions of social vulnerability.
Values: Respect for Citizenship, Rights and Human Diversity.
Even in the midst of the adversities that our Institution has lived through during its 45 years of existence, we never falter, because we are clear about our role as an institution that works in the social area and we know the difficulties of our public and of people who live the most diverse privations of rights. We know that in the midst of so many inequalities, we are the “bridge” that leads people to achieve better living conditions through their rights and so we will continue.
We are very proud of our history; a history of overcoming and learning and we will remain strong, united and uniting.