CNCA - Coordinamento Nazionale Comunità di Accoglienza is an association established in the ’80 in Italy, bringing together about 260 Third-Sector organisations all over Italy.
CNCA is active in all fields of disadvantage and marginalisation where it promotes citizens’ rights and social well-being. It channels the views of member organisations to advocate for just local and national social and economic policies and to exchange on the organisation of social services. “Welcoming communities” are the guiding principle: able to provide support and solidarity to everybody, in particular disadvantaged people. To this end, CNCA promotes campaigns, events and public statements. It implements innovative projects to promote the dissemination of good practices of intervention.