Lähde! Inclusion through Art -project (2020–2023) provides disadvantaged individuals opportunities for social inclusion and cultural wellbeing to promote their wellbeing and ability to work and function.
The project aims to permanent rooting of art-based methods to the service paths of the disadvantaged groups. The specific objective is that the participants of the project will find their individual paths towards wellbeing, inclusion and ability to work through art based activities. The project consists of three thematic, art-based work packages: Own path, Common space and Shared knowledge. The project is intended for mental health and substance use rehabilitators, social rehabilitation customers, disabled, immigrants and young people at risk of exclusion.
The project is administrated by Oulunkaari joint authority and Ii municipality. The main collaborator of the project is KulttuuriKauppila Art Centre. The project is initiated in municipalities of Ii, Pudasjärvi, Simo, Utajärvi and Vaala located in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.