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.

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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.

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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.