The last of the entities to join the 'Mirem per tu' program of the Fundació Barraquer has been the association Educational Resources for Children at Risk (REIR), a non-profit organisation formed by a group of professionals in the field of social education and the third sector. Since 2007, REIR has been managing projects and actions to improve the situation of groups at risk of social exclusion, mainly children. Today, they serve more than 2,500 users from 18 different municipalities.
From now on, REIR users who have visual health problems can go to the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre to treat their eye pathologies or go directly to any General Óptica store if they have optometric problems and need prescription glasses. Next September, a team from the Barraquer Foundation will go to the entity's headquarters, located in Granollers, to carry out eye check-ups of its users.
Francesc Ballbé, Director of the Barraquer Foundation, and Daniel Juliá, General Director of the Association of Educational Resources for Children at Risk (REIR), signed the collaboration agreement at the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre facilities.