Caritas Šabac is a member of the international Caritas network, with an office in Šabac, Serbia. Established in 2000, Caritas Šabac is recognised as one of the best examples of social enterprises in Serbia and in the region. Providing home care services since 2010, the organisation gradually developed a strong expertise in mental health and community-based services and obtained licences for social welfare services, home care, two day care centres and supported living for people with mental disorders. It also carries out humanitarian and emergency relief work. Caritas Šabac actively works in the field of social entrepreneurship with activities employing people from vulnerable groups. Caritas Šabac has built partnerships with social enterprises in other countries, notably Italy, to develop an innovative social economy model which combines community-based welfare services with social entrepreneurship. It contributes to the local municipal welfare strategy.

Main strengths:

  • Developed innovative work integration social enterprise (WISE) model in Serbia.
  • Piloting deinstitionalisation and the switch to community-based care of people with mental disabilities.

Caritas Šabac
Janka Veselinovića 18, 15000, Šabac, Serbia
Tel: +381 69 30 65 466