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Vila veïna

Posant la vida al centre

Dona duent una criatura amb cotxet

What is VilaVeïna?

VilaVeïna is a free service from Barcelona City Council that provides information about social care services and resources available near you for the care of children, older people, people with disabilities, etc.

You’ll find us close at hand at different points around the city, ready to offer help and advice on the available resources that will be best suited to your needs.

At VilaVeïna centres you’ll also find teams of professionals who can help you to connect with others.

Because caring as part of a community is always better than caring alone.

What will you find there?

  • Personalised support, and information about available resources and the social care services nearest to you.
  • A meeting point for families and carers. A social space for play and relaxation, and for establishing links with others.
  • Workshops, talks and other activities aimed at improving health, emotional well-being, helping people to feel better about themselves,
    and a place to meet up with others.
  • Support groups, for people who are in the same position as you, and who need to share experiences and get through difficult times.
  • Space to take a break and offer respite care services enabling carers to take a break and have some time for themselves, in the knowledge that those they are caring for are being well looked after.
  • Legal advice on carer recruitment, and employment rights and duties.
  • Support for projects focused on collective caring.

Who is it aimed at?

Everyone, but carers in particular.

  • Children
  • Senior citizens
  • People with functional diversity

It is also aimed at:

  • Professional carers working in care homes or as home carers.
  • Those who want to plan their own care.
  • People who want to care for themselves.

 

Homes jugant a la petanca

Where can I find a VilaVeïna centre, and how can I access the service?

There are currently 4 VilaVeïna centres:

VilaVeïna centres will be created in all districts of the city from 2022 onwards.

To access this service you can:

  • Go to the VilaVeïna centre nearest to your home
  • Contact the centre by phone
  • Send an email
  • Congrés i els Indians

    in the Sant Andreu district
    + Info
    Congrés - Indians Neighbourhood Centre

    C/ Manigua 25 - 35, 08027 Barcelona

    VilaVeïna opening hours

    Mornings: Mondays and Thursdays from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm
    Afternoons/ evenings: Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 pm to 8 pm

  • La Marina

    in the Sants district
    + Info
    La Vinya Neighbourhood Centre

    C/ Alts Forns, 87, 08038 Barcelona

    VilaVeïna opening hours

    Mornings: Mondays and Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm
    Afternoons/ evenings: Mondays and Tuesdays from 4 pm to 8 pm

  • Provençals del Poblenou

    in the Sant Martí district
    + Info
    Ca l’Isidret Neighbourhood Centre

    C/ de Josep Pla, 174, 08020 Barcelona

    VilaVeïna opening hours

    Mornings: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 1 pm
    Afternoons/ evenings: Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 pm to 8 pm

  • Vilapicina and La Torre Llobeta

    in the Nou Barris district
    + Info
    CGG Vilapicina i la Torre Llobeta

    Provisional:
    Pl. Carmen Laforet, 11, 08016 Barcelona

    VilaVeïna opening hours

    Mornings: Tuesdays and Fridays from 9.30 am to 1.15 pm
    Afternoons/ evenings: Mondays and Thursdays from 4 pm to 7.45 pm

  • Actualitat

    Vila Veïna: local community care in four city neighbourhood

    18/12/2021 - 10:08 h

    Social Services. The four area units now operative provide service for 90,000 people.

    Further information

    Download user information

    Vila Veïna brochure

    Download PDF (Catalan) (83KB)