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Latin America and the Caribbean
Transit to Independent Life Programme (Programa TrĂ¡nsito a la Vida Independiente) (2016-)

 

 

Date: 2016-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: The program seeks to promote the social inclusion of people with disabilities and dependency, between 18 and 59 years of age, under the approaches of human rights, autonomy, self-determination and quality of life. To this end, the program provides support services for care, assistance, intermediation and/or adaptations of the environment through the financing of individual or collective projects. In addition, the program provides training services on issues related to autonomy and independent living.
   

Characteristics

Target population: People with disabilities or dependency between 18 and 59 who belong to the most vulnerable 70% of the population.
Area of intervention: Technical and professional training Support for independent work Labor intermediation
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Categorical (National Registry of Disability) Direct means test according to Socioeconomic Qualification (SES)
Registry of recipients: Social Household Registry (RSH)
Comments: The projects in the 3 modalities will have a duration of 12 months, being possible to request extensions of 12 more months up to a maximum of 36 months. This procedure is regulated by the Technical-Administrative Guidelines complementary to the annual bases, which detail information regarding the renewal request, its evaluation and subsequent award.
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Law No. 20,422 of 2010; Exempt Resolution No. 0010 of 2019 (approving the Technical and Administrative Bases of the Second Public Call of the Transit to Independent Life Program)
Responsible organization(s): National Disability Service
Executing organization(s): National Disability Service
Source of funding: Government of Chile
   

1) Supportive Care and Attendance Services

Recipient(s): People with disabilities and dependence aged 18 to 59 years old
Mode of transfer: Plain transfer
Mode of delivery: Deposit in bank account
Periodicity of delivery: Single transfer
Recipient of the transfer: Direct recipient
Conditionalities: Be enrolled in the National Registry of Disability
Comments: Among the types of project to be financed are: Assistance for carrying out basic or instrumental activities of daily living (ADL), assistance for decision-making, assistance for work, labor intermediation, support for the exploration of activities, transfer assistant, sign language interpreter or assistance dog trainer.
Description: Support actions aimed at those who submit projects, under individual or collective modalities, requesting care and assistance support services for the development of activities of daily living oriented to the care of their own body, or actions related to the interaction with the community.
Amount : Up to $3.612.000

 

2) Intermediation Support Services

Recipient(s): People with disabilities and dependence aged 18 to 59 years old
Mode of transfer: Plain transfer
Mode of delivery: Deposit in bank account
Periodicity of delivery: Single transfer
Recipient of the transfer: Direct recipient
Conditionalities: At least 5 persons with disabilities recipient of the program must be registered in the National Registry of Disabilities
Comments: Among the issues that can be addressed by the collective projects are: Support at home, day centers and support for independent living, and transitional housing for the preparation of independent life.
Description: More complex support actions aimed at those who present projects, under individual or collective modalities, requesting intermediation support services to increase their participation in social environments (education, work, recreation, politics).
Amount : From $5,000,000 to $60,000,000

 

3) Adapted environments for people with disabilities and dependency.

Recipient(s): People with disabilities and dependence aged 18 to 59 years old
Mode of transfer: Plain transfer
Mode of delivery: Deposit in bank account
Periodicity of delivery: Single transfer
Recipient of the transfer: Direct recipient
Conditionalities: At least 5 persons with disabilities recipient of the program must be registered in the National Registry of Disabilities
Comments: Among the issues that can be addressed by the training are: Philosophy of Independent Living, Right to Autonomy and Self-Determination, Training to Personal Assistants in Themes of Independent Living, Paradigm of Supports and Legal Capacity, Training in Family Counseling and Promotion of Life Adult in people with mental disabilities, Quality of Life Model, Personal assistance for people with high dependency and the right to Independent Living, Community participation models and other related
Description: It corresponds to modifications of the usual environment (home and/or community spaces) aimed at those who present projects in this area, either individually or collectively, in order to reduce physical barriers that may limit their performance.
Amount : From $15.000.000 to $35.000.000

 

 

 

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