The Stëmm vun der Strooss (engl. Voice of the Street) is a non-profit organisation that welcomes and supports disadvantaged people, people who are homeless, unemployed, living on a minimum wage, ex-criminals, asylum seekers, immigrants or people who suffer from addictions such as alcoholism, drug or medication addiction.
In Esch, you can find a meeting space and the service Immo-Stëmm.
Inspired by the concept of the 'restaurant du coeur', disadvantaged people are offered a wholesome meal in the meeting space, prepared by employees working as part of the RMG (Revenu Minimum Garanti, engl. fixed minimum income). In 2015, the Stëmm served 27 524 meals in Esch. About a hundred people eat here every day. The goal and principle of the social restaurant is to create a save haven for exchange and communication, where socially disadvantaged people can have a spot of integration into society.
As in our meeting space in Hollerich, in order to respond to the specific needs of the people benefitting from our services, a ‘Kleederstuff’, a laundry room and showers are available for free. At the Kleederstuff, a team of people working in professional reintegration measures sorts and washes clothing donations received by individuals as well as through collections organised by schools, other organisations or businesses. These clothes are available to our clients for free, allowing them not only to be protected against the weather, but also to have access to appropriate clothing for job interviews, apartment hunts or court appointments. The goal of the Kleederstuff is to give socially disadvantaged individuals the opportunity to maintain their dignity.
The Immo-Stëmm is a service that acts as a middleman between property owners and renters, managing 26 social accommodations. By insuring that landlords are being paid rent and by handling the maintenance of accommodations, it aims at making the real estate market accessible to persons with modest incomes. In 2015, 29 people have been re-accommodated.
For more information please visit www.stemm.lu/en/