Cooperativa Sociale Cooss Marche Onlus Soc. Coop.P.A.

COOSS is a no-profit organisation providing social services to disadvantaged people. Born in 1979, it has steadily increased the typology of services and the number of users served: nowadays, COOSS counts more than 2150 employees and operates all over the regional territory. 
COOSS manages a great number of structures, as residential settings, daily centres, family-like communities and protected homes. These settings are tailored to the special needs of not autonomous elderly people, disabled persons, mentally impaired users and fostered minors. They are operated by qualified personnel.
COOSS also provides territorial and home services, as home assistance to elderly and disabled people, educational support at home and within the schools to problematic children, labour insertion initiatives for disadvantaged groups of users.
In  1993, COOSS created its own Research and Training Department, which is involved in the development and management of projects and training courses in the social, educational and health sector.  The Department was officially accredited by the Regional Government as a VET body in 2002, and by the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) as a Research Entity in 2012.