Visit to the White Palace

15. September 2018.


The team and Youth of Center Star today had the immense honor to visit the White Palace, as well as the opportunity to participate in a charity event and exhibit souvenirs that they made.


Theater many wonderful moments

7. September 2018.


Young and the team of the Center Star enjoyed the show Luisa, of our friend with a big heart Vesna Stankovic.


Our candles

30. August 2018.


During July and August our people were hardworking and poured and decorated a lot of candles that now decorate many restaurants and cafes in Belgrade.


Donations for the adaptation of the workshops space

27. August 2018.


During August, we received donations from our friends from companies Enmon, Maxim facade, Astaco, and Metalac company.


Participation in Carnival of ships Savska promenada

25. August 2018.


Center Star with its souvenirs participated in the Carnival of the ships-Savska Promenade, organized by the Tourist Organization of Belgrade.


Realization of a project I am the change I want to see

22. August 2018.


As a partner on the project, Center Star together with the Forum for quality foster care of children - foster for children (Croatia), with the support of Erasmus + Foundation, in the period from 13.08. until 22.08.2018. in place Rogoznica (Croatia) implemented the project with the participation of 18 young people from Serbia, together with 18 young people from the Croatia.


Participation at the Šeširijada event

18. August 2018.


We were part of the Šeširijada event which is traditionally held at Skadarlija in Belgrade, where we had the opportunity to display the hand made products of the young people without appropriate parental care.


Donation of ice cream

12. August 2018.


Our young people received a donation that sweetened every moment in the House of Opportunities. Thanks to the Black Sheep company on donation of ice cream.


Donations of food and drinks for young participants of the projects

11. August 2018.


Our friends - companies Zlatiborac, Jaffa, Banini, TAK, Next, Rosa and Hermes have provided food and drinks for young people from Serbia who are soon going on their way to Rogoznica.


Hosting in the 150 Minutes show on PRVA TV

10. August 2018.


The President of the Center for the Integration of Children and Youth, Tatjana Dražilović was a guest on the show 150 minutes on PRVA TV and on that occasion spoke about the House of Opportunity project


Stand on Nisville Jazz Festival in Nis

9. August 2018.


With their products Center Star and House of Opportunity in Niš participated at the Nisville Jazz Festival.


Work on the adaptation of space for workshops

31. July 2018.


We started renovating the space in order to provide adequate conditions for the realization of our workshops.


Our Stars with big hearts

30. July 2018.


A girl who is in the foster family, and she is one of the Center Stars big children, donated an instrument (piano) to a boy with great talent.


For the better future

20. July 2018.


On the occasion of the completion of the project for economic empowerment of young people without adequate parental care, the edition of the National Employment Agency published the article about the Center Star as well as an interview with the people who are part of the project.


Our first pillows

11. July 2018.


Young people from HOP Nis, with the help of other workshop participants (young people from socially sensitive categories) sewed and decorated their first pillows.


Exhibition of candles

29. June 2018.


Workshops of pouring and decorating candles were successfully completed in Belgrade within the project Providing support to economic empowerment of young people without adequate parental care realized in cooperation with the Trag Foundation.


Recording of a show about House of opportunity

17. June 2018.


In Belgrade in HOP started the recording of a show about House of Opportunity, residents, their perceptions, life stories.


Workshops of sewing in Aleksinac

14. June 2018.


Workshops of sewing pillows and silent books were also extended to Aleksinac with the aim of providing support to young people from socially sensitive categories in their work training.


New techniques for candle pouring

14. June 2018.


In the pouring candles workshops we met daily with the new ways of shaping and decorating candles.


Renovation of space for workshops

13. June 2018.


We started with renovating and equipping space which we got for our workshops in Belgrade.


Red Cross donation

11. June 2018.


From the organization Red Cross of municipality New Belgrade, both Houses of Opportunities, in Belgrade and Nis, received a donation of canned food, on which we are especially grateful for.


Participation at the humanitarian manifestation

9. June 2018.


Center Star, with products produced by the residents of House Opportunities in Belgrade and Nis, participated in Nis at the humanitarian manifestation To meet the summer.


Center Star promotion in Switzerland

1. June 2018.


In duration of two days, Center Star promote their work at business Summit for Serbian-Suisse companies in Zurich.


Independence the largest success of our program

1. June 2018.


Two of our residence M. and V. at the end of May successfully finished House of Opportunity program in Nis. They both found jobs before completing the program and together we created an opportunity and they made the decision that they are ready for independence.


Participation at events

25. May 2018.


Center Star, with products produced by the residents of House Opportunities in Belgrade and Nis, participated in Belgrade at the several local events.


World Family Day

15. May 2018.


On the occasion of the World Family Day, we were guests of the Children's Shelter in Belgrade, socializing with the children from the Shelter and celebrated this day together.


Some new beginning

13. May 2018.


Together, with two people from Niš, we attended a wedding of a former resident of House in Nis.


Sewing and pouring candles workshops

5. May 2018.


In Belgrade, we hold workshops of pouring candles, with the support from the International Women's Club (IWC) from Belgrade.


Birthday celebration

26. April 2016.


In the House of Opportunity in Nis, all together, we celebrated 21st birthday of our resident V.D.


The success of our residents

23. April 2018.


Our kids were runners at last Belgrade marathon, very successfully on 10 and 21km.


Food collection campaign for the House of Opportunity

16. April 2018.


We were part of the food collection campaign for the House of Opportunity, organized by the Food Bank in two MAXI stores in Belgrade.


Creative workshops

10. April 2018.


Our people in Niš decorated magnets and boxes with the one of decoration technique, children's motives and successfully produced the ordered number of items.


Easter celebration

8. April 2018.


In both houses we celebrated the biggest Christian holiday - Easter, and together with our residents painted and decorated eggs.


Workshops of psychosocial support

30. March 2018.


We started cooperation with Psychological counseling at Student Cultural Center from Nis.


Conference in Skoplje

20. March 2018.


Part of HOP staff team from Belgrade and Niš attended Conference held in Skoplje from 16th till 18th March 2018.


5th birthday

12. March 2018.


Star Center celebrated its 5th birthday where we socialize with our associates, friends and youths from HOP!


Conference in Zurich

7. March 2018.


At the Conference in Zurich, organized by our associate from Foundation for social changes and inclusion (FSCI) from Bulgaria.


Participation at events

4. March 2018.


We participated in several events: Tourism Fair in Belgrade, Catapult Festival and Keva market in Belgrade, where we exhibited our residents’ hand made products.


Attendance at Conference about employment

22. February 2018.


Part of Star Center team and residents attended Conference Employment of youths in risk, and their employers.


Birthdays in February

18. February 2018.


In February we celebrated birthdays of our youths D.K. and J.I., residents in our HOP-s in Belgrade and Niš.


Going to paintball

10. February 2018.


One of free time activities our HOP Belgrade youths were conducting with their peers from International school was paintball.


Participation in Practical women show

7. February 2018.


Staff team and residents of Star Center were participated at Practical women show shooting on PRVA television station.


Certificates assigning for Passport of competencies project

5. February 2018.


Star Center is one of nine civil society organizations that will conduct counselling in Serbia throughout use of Passport of competencies, an instrument for strenghtening and improving level of employement of voulnerable groups of population.


Participation at the event Open Heart street

3. January 2018.


Residents from HOP and staff team members participated at the event Open Heart street.


Stand at New years Belgrade festival

31. December 2017.


In period from December 15th to December 30th, Star center has stand at New years Belgrade festival.


Food gathering action for HOP residents

25. December 2017.


We participated in food gathering action for HOP residents in two „Maxi“ stores in Belgrade and one „Tempo“ store in Nis.


Participation at Angel Fair event

18. December 2017.


We participated at the Angel Fair event in Belgrade, where we presented our souvenirs and New year's decorations, that were made by HOP residents.


Event organized by Food Bank and Carnex Company

5. December 2017.


Together with 3 more societies, we participated in the event organized by Food Bank and Carnex Company.


Multikongres Serbian Visions

30. November 2017.


We participated at this years Multikongres Serbian Visions, organized in Belgrade.


We attended Hand Made festival

28. November 2017.


We attended „Hand Made festival Vol.8 and Vol. 9“ organized on Dorcol Platz.


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Stars






Divna


Divna is a young woman who was in the social care system during her high school years.

Aleksandar


Alexander is a young man who spent most of his life in the orphanage in Belgrade.


Goran


Goran is a young man lacking proper parental care. We have known him ever since he was a boy.


Igor


We met Igor when he was a little boy, in the first grade of elementary school.


Stefan


Stefan’s life story is dramatic, much like most of the young people with whom we come into contact.


Activities

Visit to the White Palace

15. September 2018.

The team and Youth of Center Star today had the immense honor to visit the White Palace, as well as the opportunity to participate in a charity event and exhibit souvenirs that they made.

Theater many wonderful moments

7. September 2018.

Young and the team of the Center Star enjoyed the show Luisa, of our friend with a big heart Vesna Stankovic.

Our candles

30. August 2018.

During July and August our people were hardworking and poured and decorated a lot of candles that now decorate many restaurants and cafes in Belgrade.