Mgr. Pavol Sabela - NGO statutary
Pavol studied social work at the Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava. The issue of "homeless people is dedicated around 10 years. He worked in several organizations to establish his own. Actively involved in various topics such as risky and aggressive behaviours, existential and narrative approaches in working with homeless people. Pavol has completed long-term supervisory training and he is an accredited supervisor. He is a member of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic, where he creates materials for work with homeless people migrating within the European Union. He is the guarantor of the provision of social services in NGO STOPA.
Mgr. Martina Pisárová - Vice-President of the OZ
contact integration center: +421 948389748
Martina studied environmental ecology at the Faculty of Nature Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava. Now she is mainly concentrated to coordination working therapy/integration programs for homeless people. Actively prepared courses of education/training leadership "urban gardening". She is also in charge of the group work with clients in the integration processes.
Biba studied social work at the Pedagogical Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava. In the area of homelessness and addiction, she began to work actively during the bachelor study. She is currently studying for a master's degree. In the STOPA organization, she focuses on the integration centre and homeless people in integration. She is regularly educated in accredited courses in the area of psychiatry. Biba also creates Instagram content, Facebook and the website of NGO Stopa.
br. Márius-Dismas, Er. - streetwork / street social service of crisis intervention
contact: 0948 311 857
His focus is mainly on low-threshold clients, as he has worked in facilities for the homeless for several years. His job is to properly direct a person in need to a service that can provide the necessary support. At the same time, he seeks out and motivates people to visit NGO STOPA. He has accredited training "Instructor of Social Rehabilitation". At the same time, he also carry on an apartment for the elderly, who have a long history of homelessness under the name Bet lechem Community.
Alica Kolláriková - streetwork/coordination of volunteers
Alica is a student of social work at Comenius University in Bratislava. She got to NGO Stopa through school practice. She was so impressed with working with homeless people that she became a part of STOPA team. Although social work is a new experience for her, she has always been interested in social issues and working with marginalized groups. She sees working in the Stopa team as a great challenge, experience and opportunity. Within the activities and services of NGO STOPA, she is responsible for the coordination of volunteers and also she is a streetworker.
Mgr. Sabína Brédová - streetwork / street social service of crisis intervention
Sabina studied missionary and charitable work in Bratislava. During her studies, she worked for 2 years in a segregate communities in Plavecký Štvrtok, where she devoted herself to children aged 5-7. Subsequently, she devoted herself to her dream - development work and the profession of project manager, both in India on a malnutrition program and in Cambodia in a children's home for HIV + orphans and half-orphans. After returning from abroad, she worked for the PRIMA, where she has been working for the fifth year as an contact center coordinator and as streetworker. She has been cooperating with the STOPA Slovensko for several years in the preparation of nationwide campaigns and other prevention activities. To improve the effectiveness of cooperation in working with clients, she currently works at STOPA in several hours a week as a streetworker.
The task of our volunteers are in the streets of the Old Town.
Photos: Lucia Bajová, Marek Jánoš