30. 4. 2013
Jedlička Institute Celebrates 100th Anniversary
The Tap Tap band invites everyone for the first barrier-free festival entitled Pojď dál. It is held on 4th May as part of the 100th anniversary of Jedlička Institute and Schools in Prague and starts at 11 a.m. beside Prague Congress Centre.
25. 3. 2013
Because of Cold Weather Hermes Still Lures Homeless
Even though astronomical spring has already arrived, winter keeps its reign. No wonder homeless people still seek seasonal retreat on Hermes boat.
22. 3. 2013
Prague is at the Top in Saving Lives
Prague emergency medical service (EMS) is the world’s absolute leader in saving lives of patients whose hearts fail in the streets. It also tests a new procedure which will be even more efficient.
7. 2. 2013
Hermes Is Back
The lodging boat for the homeless called Hermes will re-open on 6th February. The vessel returned to its post by the Štefánek Bridge after a five-day closure to traffic due to the Vltava flood precautions. The boat was anchored at the Smíchov harbour for protection.
7. 2. 2013
More Places in Sobering-Up Station
Almost every night, the sobering-up station is completely filled with people who have been drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. The capacity of 14 beds and another two in the Intensive Care Unit is not sufficient.
6. 2. 2013
Café Martin Opens in Prague 6
A second Café Martin has opened on the premises of Prague 6 Council. It is a training café where people with mental handicap can gain work experience. The café can be found on the fifth floor of the Council office building.
29. 1. 2013
Barrier-free and Friendly
The Czech Red Cross project called Friendly Places – Guaranteed Barrier-free Services started three years ago. Currently there are only five such places in Prague.
20. 11. 2012
Big Help for People in Wheelchairs
Tourists are zooming on Segways on their way around Prague. Now we might get to see a similar helper based on Segway for people in wheelchairs.
14. 11. 2012
Tents for Homeless
In the event of low temperatures, the City of Prague will put up heated tents and provide warm meals.
24. 10. 2012
Hermes Returns to its Original Anchorage
After a break of nearly three months, the Hermes floating hostel for homeless people has reopened. The boat had to go into dry-dock for a technical inspection and essential repairs in order to meet the conditions required for the issue of new technical licence for operation.