Creating a Partnership Conducive Environment: A Collaborative Approach To Service Delivery

Lucila Spigelblatt


This article explores from a practitioner's
point of view, some of the challenges
and learning opportunities that occur
when organizations partner-up to meet
the needs of refugees. This article also
highlights the factors that have contributed to the success of a seven-year "service
partnership." The author proposes
that the process to establish the partnership
is as important as the actual service
delivery. The commitment and investment
of time and resources are essential
requirements for the sustainability of a
collaborational approach to providing
services for refugees.

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