The most important and primary purpose of the Community Centers is to achieve the Social Cohesion between the local community and migrated community.
Social Cohesion aims to include the individuals in the social, private and public structures and to ensure them to reach health, education, public services and to include them in employment, hence to give them a chance to be a part of the society.
In this manner; the Community Centers arranges activities such as language education, sportive activities, cultural activities, artistic activities, voluntary activities and increasing the empathy. Besides, in order to strengthen the social cohesion, the migrated population and local population are gathered in many activities.
The Social Cohesion can be listed under 4 articles.
1. to provide clear and understandable information to displaced population about the education, health, legal rights etc., to develop the services provided in the Community Centers, to share information about the community centers and their services, to establish a feedback mechanism in order to receive the opinion and suggestion of the migrated population about the new courses, services and social activities.
2. To promote friendly relations between the local community and displaced population, to gather the local community and members of the migrated population in order to defeat the cultural differences, to ensure the migrated population to involve in the activities such as the community dialogue, seminars, cultural activities, advisory boards and vocational courses.
3. To arrange sportive activities in order to ensure the peaceful contact between children and young people, to promote the social and cultural activities, to promote the diversification/differences between the young people, to arrange seminars, distribution of booklets and focus group interviews, to prevent peer violence and to increase the awareness.
4. The purposes are followed such as: to promote the volunteering, in order to ensure the adaptation of local community to displaced community, to achieve the empathy through the communication tools, to achieve change in the behavior and approach of the community through struggling with prejudices.
** The migrated communities are the foreigners who have a residency permit, the foreigners under international protection and temporary protection within the scope law of Foreigners and International Law no 6458.