The European Social Services Awards
The annual European Social Services Awards (ESSA) recognises outstanding achievements in social services, shining a spotlight on successful new approaches and the extraordinary ongoing work done by public social services managers, funders, planners, providers, and deliverers of social services.
The Awards are a pioneer in bringing people from across Europe to celebrate social services’ achievements and the passion and dedication of those who work in social services to make a difference for the most vulnerable in our societies. Its aims are to:
🠮 Identify and promote best practices in social services excellent work done in the field across Europe
🠮 Facilitate peers to work with and support each other in improving their practice.
Find out more about previous editions of the European Social Services Awards
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Testimonials from previous ESSA winners and finalists
Laura L. Ruiz