Restart Center For Rehabilitation Of Victims Of Violence And Torture

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24/04/2020 - 1:51pm

Restart Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture and Violence Restart Center is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) active in the field of rehabilitation of victims of torture and violence. Restart was established in 1996.
Restart Center envisions a World free of torture, where the individual’s dignity, self-respect and self-worth are cherished and his/her physical and psychological integrity and empowerment are guaranteed.
The center seeks to prevent torture practices, nationally and regionally, through awareness-raising, advocacy, and capacity building and to ensure that the victim of an act of torture or ill-treatment and war-trauma obtains redress particularly through the provision of means for as full rehabilitation as possible.

Specifically, Restart Center:

Restores the psychosocial, medical, and physical wellbeing of survivors of torture or trauma and their families.
Educates professionals and the public about torture and its consequences.
Strengthens the legal and policy frameworks for an effective criminalization and abolition of torture nationally and regionally.
Thwarts, prevents and responds to gender-based violence and Counters violent extremism.
Advocates for the rights of victims of torture and war-trauma to effective remedy and reparation.
Reinforces the capacity of governmental bodies, inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and local    communities as well as health and education sectors to identify and respond to the health, mental health, legal and social        needs of survivors of torture or war trauma.
Takes actions to improve detention conditions and practices.

Our target groups:

Restart Center supports victims of torture, ill-treatment and war trauma; in particular those in specific situations of vulnerability including:
- EX-PRISONERS/EX-DETAINEES- PERSONS DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY- SECONDARY VICTIMS (VICTIMS OF SECONDARY TRAUMATIZATION)- REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS- PEOPLE WITH MENTAL DISORDERS- WOMEN AND CHILDREN- WOMEN VICTIMS OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV)- CHILDREN AFFECTED AND INVOLVED IN ARMED CONFLICTS- CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS- OTHER MINORITY GROUPS (I.E. LGBTI PEOPLE)

Our Values:

Throughout its Human Rights’ based approach, Restart Center deeply embraces individual’s dignity, integrity and respect as well as the principles of non-discrimination, equality and justice. It also seeks to foster transparency, accountability, organizational learning, and leadership within its system.Restart Center “emphasizes the importance of victim participation in the redress process, and that the restoration of the dignity of the victim is the ultimate objective in the provision of redress”.Acting for its beneficiary’s best interests, Restart Center programs are founded on the values of confidentiality, professional secrecy, informed consent and respect for autonomy as well as “do no harm” principals and participatory approaches.
Objectives:

To offer physical psychological and social rehabilitation to any individual victim of torture and violence and their family members and to refugees
To develop awareness program about torture
To enable the torture survivors to become productive members in their societies
To cooperate with local and international NGO’s governmental bodies and networking among concerned professionals
To apply and gather research to develop our services
To facilitate the social functioning by strengthening adaptive coping mechanisms and providing the access of social opportunities
To create a central source of information and statistics on psychosocial problems facing refugees
To develop a network and collaboration systems among non-governmental and governmental organizations in Lebanon
To promote awareness of all concerned stakeholders towards the refugees issues and their needs
To develop Mental Health preventive mechanisms for the refugees and their family members
To promote the development of a secure environment for children affected by armed conflicts
To encourage the social integration among children residing in Lebanon and to open the public debate on children rights
To cooperate with the concerned authorities in order to promote the spread of a Human Right culture in Lebanon

 

Acronym: 
RESTART
Organisation Type: 
Local Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1996
Country of Origin: 
LB
Intervention Sector(s): 
Human Rights & Protection
Law & Legal Affairs
Mental Health
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Contact person's position: 
Media and Communications Officer
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
N/A
Address: 
Damm w Farez Behind SahSeh
Tripoli , North Lebanon
Lebanon
Phone: +9616410577
Fax: +9616410577
North Lebanon LB
City: 
Tripoli
Street: 
Damm w Farez
Additional: 
Behind SahSeh
Phone: 
+9616410577
Website: 
Fax: 
+9616410577
Contact person's name: 
Tala Harb
Partnerships: 
N/A

Calls

Call

Invitation to bid (ITB) for the establishment of Frame Agreement for the supply and delivery of Medicines.
Closing date and time: September 5th, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Thursday, 5 September 2019
Expired
Call

أ. المقدمة والأهداف
أطلقت هذه الدعوة لتقديم الطلبات في إطار مشروع مركز ريستارت :"جسور للحياة - لبناء قدرات الأخصائيين السوريين في مجال الصحة والصحة النفسية لتلبية احتياجات الناجين من التعذيب" بتمويل من منظمة التنمية والسلام- كاريتاس كندا.
يهدف المشروع إلى تحسين معرفة الأخصائيين السوريين وفهمهم وممارساتهم في مجال الصحة والصحة النفسية، لتلبية احتياجات اللاجئين السوريين الناجين من التعذيب.

I. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES:
This call for Applications is launched within the context of RESTART CENTER’s Project: “BRIDGES FOR LIFE - Building the capacities of Syrian Health and Mental Health prof

Monday, 9 September 2019
Expired

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Events

Event

Within the context of the UNHCR funded Project: “Mental Health Services and Psychosocial Support to Victims of Torture and War-trauma in North Lebanon”, Restart Center is organizing a training module on Mental Health, on the 29th &/or 30th of June, targeting 15 fieldworkers from the different sectors.
This Webinar will be designed in line with the results of the short assessment below, which serves as a tool to identify workforce training needs within the mental Health field.
The module will aim at improving fieldworkers abilities to deal with Mental health cases while ensuring safe practices. This objective will be achieved through the transmission of basic skills and practical techniques useful in the course of their usual work.
For those interested, we would highly appreciate completing the questionnaire below by June 20 Latest.

https://forms.gle/U7HNVXEhFp12Xk2o9

Monday, 29 June 2020 - 10:00am to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - 4:00pm
Event

Within the context of the UNHCR funded Project: “Mental Health Services and Psychosocial Support to Victims of Torture and War-trauma in North Lebanon”, Restart Center is organizing a training module on Mental Health, on the 29th &/or 30th of June, targeting 15 fieldworkers from the different sectors.
This Webinar will be designed in line with the results of the short assessment below, which serves as a tool to identify workforce training needs within the mental Health field.
The module will aim at improving fieldworkers abilities to deal with Mental health cases while ensuring safe practices. This objective will be achieved through the transmission of basic skills and practical techniques useful in the course of their usual work.
For those interested, we would highly appreciate completing the questionnaire below by June 20 Latest.

https://forms.gle/U7HNVXEhFp12Xk2o9

Monday, 29 June 2020 - 10:00am to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - 4:00pm

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Jobs

Job

• Dusting and cleaning ceiling vents, surface areas, and counter surfaces.
• Dusting windows sills and cleaned as necessary to remove visible dirt.
• Performs general sweeping, scrubbing, mopping of hardwood, laminate, or tiled floors.
Using vacuuming equipment; vacuums and cleans carpets, perform further treatments such as shampoo or stain-removal as needed.
• Disposing of trash from bins and containers
• Polishing furniture and room accessories as needed
• Scrubbing sinks, basins, and toilets in private and public bathrooms

Wednesday, 1 July 2020
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Projects

Project

The proposed Project aims at contributing to upgrading the mental and psycho-social wellbeing of Iraqi refugees and their families in Lebanon in a comprehensive modular inter-disciplinary approach...

Project

In cooperation with UNHCR, Restart Center has launched the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Project for the Iraqi refugees in Lebanon.