Helping those who open their doors
All the opportunities to contribute to the protection, welcome and integration of unaccompanied fo-reign minors and young refugees in our cities.
Do you want to take part in a family hospitality or solidarity project for unaccompanied foreign minors and young refugees? Select your comune and find out more. Our staff is available to answer your questions.
Are you from Bologna?
Do you live in a comune of the Metropolitan City? Apply to receive more information on Vesta Fa-mily Hospitality, Family Support, Foster Care and Voluntary Tutelage of unaccompanied foreign minors.Apply here
Are you from Ferrara?
Do you live in a comune in the Ferrara area? Apply to receive more information on Vesta Family Hospitality, Family Support, Foster Care and Voluntary Mentoring of unaccompanied foreign mi-nors.Apply here
Are you from another town?
Do you want to take part? Contact us for more information on the forms of solidarity active throu-ghout the country.Contact Us
Frequently Asked Questions
After the scheduled period, can I repeat the experience with another guest?
Yes, at the end of the period, the staff of Vesta and the host will jointly evaluate whether to wel-come a new guest.
As a supporting family, how much time do I have to dedicate to this project?
No specific timeframe is requested; you can plan activities and moments for meeting based on your free time. The important thing is to maintain a certain regularity over time.
What exactly is am ‘international protection applicant (asylum seeker)’?
An applicant for international protection is a person who, outside his or her country of origin, pre-sents an application for international protection in another state. The applicant remains with this sta-tus until the competent authorities (in Italy the territorial Commissions for the recognition of inter-national protection) decide on the application for protection.