Alicia

Contact Person
Title: 
Mrs.
First Name: 
Alicia
Family Name: 
García Rodríguez
Position: 
Regional Authority of Family and Equal Opportunities
E-mail address: 
gssmayores@jcyl.es
Phone number (Numbers only, please include your country international dialling code after the +): 
+34983413877
General Information
Complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in original language: 
Consejería de Familia e Igualdad de Oportunidades. Junta de Castilla y León
Short name (if commonly used): 
FAMCYL
Translation of the complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in English: 
Regional Ministry of Family and Equal Opportunities. Castilla y León
Official address of the institution/organisation: 
Consejería de Familia e Igualdad de Oportunidades
Street, number: 
C/ Padre Francisco Suárez, 2
Post Code: 
47006
City: 
Valladolid
Country: 
Spainwww.jcyl.es
Current affiliation
The AFE-INNOVNET Thematic Network: 
Yes
The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy aging: 
No
The WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
No
An affiliated member of the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
No
The signatories of the 2013 Dublin Declaration on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in Europe: 
No
Type of organisation
Type of organisation: 
Regional authority (region, province, county, etc.) » Full member
Additional information
size of our total population: 
2494790 inhabitants
Percentage of residents above the age of 60: 
30 %
We are already working on: 
HousingSocial participationRespect and social inclusionCivic participation and employmentCommunication and informationCommunity support and health services
We would like to start working on: 
HousingSocial participationRespect and social inclusionCivic participation and employmentCommunication and informationCommunity support and health services
Building on the previous information, please provide a brief summary (250-300 words) of your city or community's policies, programmes and services targeted at older people and how you are planning to make your community more age-friendly. If your application is successful, this summary will be published on the Covenant's website: 

Castilla y León is the region in the first position of the national ranking regarding the proportion of elderly population linked to smaller municipalities and rural environments and is also the region with one of the highest national dependency ratio.
We have a solid commitment to...

Engagement of older people: how are you engaging and involving older people in the process of becoming a more age-friendly city or community? (E.g. Seniors Council, focus group, open consultation, etc.): 

We are promoting the participation of elderly people across an extensive associative network of older people (ca.2,000 associations with 185,000 members) and several participation bodies.
Engaging and involving older people in the design of social policies through the Regional Committee of...

Cross-sectoral collaboration: What mechanisms have you/are you planning to put in place to facilitate collaborative planning and implementation between different departments of the local administration and across sectors?: 

For years Castilla y Leon has been a strong relationship between regional authorities and local authorities; there is an annual agreement between the regional and local authorities on coordination, policy and funding of social services.
Promoting the creation and launch of work groups and...