As a consequence of an ageing population, the rising costs for (care) services and recent budget cuts, countries around the North Sea move from a care system whereby the state regulates, cares and pays to one that facilitates a civil society that is based on solidarity and community. Looking for new strategies, decision makers have directed attention to informal care and voluntary assistance.

In For Care aims to develop innovation in service delivery by optimizing informal and formal networks to address these challenges.
It will explore new cooperative ways in which the market, the public and the civil sector will provide answers to the social demands and strengthen the informal networks through new technologies.

In For Care is a project co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme 2014 - 2020.

You can stay in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter – and join our twice-yearly newsletter.

Latest Project News

­­­– Inclusion is essential when creating new tools

26 June 2019

Inclusion of all target groups has proven to be essential for creating tools and services which effectively innovate service provision in relation to …

Read more

Adapting to working caregivers is good business

16 May 2019

In For Care partners in Drenthe recently launched an awareness campaign aimed at smaller businesses.

Read more

Volunteer exhibition will hopefully be a new tradition at university college

06 May 2019

For the second time In for Care helped bring students and non-profit organizations together at University College South Denmark in Esbjerg.

Read more

Campaign heightens awareness of informal carers

10 April 2019

A Swedish information campaign aims to make more people identify as informal carers – and get the help they need.

Read more

Study visit and partner meeting in Karlstad, Sweden

09 April 2019

The In For Care project visited Karlstad in March 2019. High on the agenda was how the region of Värmland works with volunteers and informal care.

Read more