Emergency in Ukraine, the center of San Gerolamo, a collection point for food and clothing

Vimercate. With the decree signed by the mayor of Vimercate, Francesco Ceredastarts from Monday April 4thactivities of the San Gerolamo center like, how connection point for the management ofemergency of refugees arriving from Ukraine. The premises belonging to the municipality are now intended for food and clothing collection and will also be used as an epossible place of first temporary reception in the event that other provisions already active are impracticable and not immediate, such as the provision of properties in private bodies and associations.

The San Gerolamo center, run by Vimercate civil protection volunteers and civic volunteers coordinated by the local police commander, as well as a listening and gathering center for refugees, will host food and clothes. Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with entrance via San Gerolamo 9 shelf-stable food products can be delivered. Such as: tuna, canned meat, legumes, pasta, rice, flour, biscuits, sugar, powdered milk, baby food, diapers and sanitary napkins.
Personal hygiene products are also collected such as liquid soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shower shampoos and new clothes for adults (women and girls) and for children and clean boys and girls, selected and in good condition.

A nursing clinic will also be active at the Center managed by the AVPS active Monday to Friday from 9:30 to 11:00. Finally, the CIR (catering cooperative) will offer the meal at a controlled cost.

The collaboration with the municipal administration will not lack the fundamental support of associations and entities which, each for their part, will contribute to the emergency.
To Caritas at the headquarters in via Mazzini 33 on Tuesdays from 9 to 12 and on Saturdays from 9 to 12 and from 14 to 17 it will be possible to deliver food and personal hygiene products in the same types for the center of San Gerolamo and will treat also the distribution of the sums collected.

Also in via Mazzini 33 will offer theACLI legal support and the MELC (supply and demand in the sector of care and help for the elderly) and the CEAF with help for mothers and social workers will be active.

In via de Castillia 2, the St. Vincento will only take care of the distribution of clothes on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The service offered by the Municipal pharmacies in via Passirano 20 / b and via Don Lualdi 6 (ruginello) The municipal pharmacies in via Passirano 20 / b and via Don Lualdi 6 in Ruginello where it is possible to collect samples free of charge for Ukrainian citizens arriving in Vimercate.
Following the sample, if negative, the basic green pass certificate will be issued and a small free kit containing 5 FFP2 masks and a pot of disinfectant gel will be issued.

Any positive case will be reported directly to the Municipality to proceed with isolation.
Citizens of Ukraine can go to municipal pharmacies with an identity document (including Ukrainian) and accompanied by their host or a citizen residing in Italy.

the Panta Rei Reuse Center Via Manin, 20 organizes the collection and distribution of bulky objects: mattresses, pillows, blankets, strollers and supplies.
These are the opening hours of the RETREAT Thursday 14 – 18; Saturday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.; while for the COLLECTION Monday 14 – 17 and Thursday 10 – 12.

Finally, the school world: the institutes collect material and deal with integration, psychological and pedagogical support and linguistic improvement. The GDV Dopolascuola de Vimercate group also organizes support for studies on the recommendation of schools
THE COI Franco Verga and the Ippocampo cooperative organize Italian courses for all ages

The psychology center is also for minors The pink flamingo in via Monte Grappa, 13, there is a team made up of a developmental age psychologist, a psychotherapist, an art therapist and a speech therapist.
This space is dedicated to meetings for children aged 3/10 led by a psychologist/psychotherapist and an art therapist: creative materials, games, art to express one’s experiences and connect with other children and people.

Every Thursday (two groups) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Information: www.claudiabaiopsicologa.it. Tel: 3935085634 meetings are free

In cohabitation”The courtyard of sunflowers”In via Fiume 4, a space for meetings and games dedicated to mothers and children from 0 to 6 years old, but also up to 10 years old if they are not in school, to meet up, let the children play, be welcomed to get to know each other and be together.

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