SPOC, Bulgaria

Association “Sustainability of progressive and open communication” /SPOC/ has nearly 10 years of experience in the development, organization and implementation of a range of activities and initiatives related to the mental health, youth and employment issues, women’s rights, children’s rights, combating violence against children, working with families at risk, promoting social change and greater civic participation in society.

SPOC maintains strong partnerships with international organizations from different countries such as the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Lithuania, Romania and other EU Member States, as well as Norway and Iceland.

With the highly qualified team of specialists who support the organization in the implementation of it’s activities, with the contacts and understanding it has, SPOC has been recognized as a promising and desirable organization for spreading knowledge, experience and generating new ideas in the field of preventive activities and development of integrated systems for raising the level of social and mental adaptation of children and young people at risk.

SPOC is actively engaged in the creation of innovative systems and methodologies, research and development, in conducting trainings, seminars and workshops, conducting campaigns and supporting the activities of other organizations.

Link to the organization’s website: http://spoc-s.com/

Albena Drobachka

Chairwoman of association ‘Sustainability of Progressive and Open Communication’

Project leader of ‘L.I.K.E. – Life Investment is the Key to Employment’  









Dr. Yuri Katsarov

Project Expert, Clinical Psychologist, Counselling department in Drug Information and Prevention Center Sofia





Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hristo Hinkov

Project Expert, Psychiatrist, Director of National Center for Public Health and Analysis






Dr. Vera Gancheva

Project Expert, Sociologist, Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge – Bulgarian Academy of Science 






Elka Bozhkova

Project Expert, Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist in Psychiatric Clinic – ‘Alexandrovska’ University Hospital









Dr. Tsvetelina Petkova

Project Expert, Psychiatrist – Mental Health Center, Director of Drug Information and Prevention Center Sofia











L.I.K.E. - Life Investment is the Key to Employment

EEA and Norway grants fund for youth employment