Services related to the social aspects in Gozo are being strengthened through the Home-Start Gozo project aimed at aiding vulnerable families undergoing social problems by offering support and the much needed help. Home-Start Gozo will be offered to vulnerable families or those in difficulty having at least one child less than 5 years old experiencing problems related to their upbringing. These vary from illnesses, multiple births, mental and physical problems, solitude and challenges faced in the rearing of children. Parents will be given support on different levels such as counselling, supportduring appointments or direct help in their childrens development. Home-Start International is a project which started in United Kingdom in 1973 and is now present in various countries.
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