Briek vzw is the overarching organization of Briek Vrije Tijd & BriekaBrak.
The main objective of Briek VZW is to organize activities for young people and adults with intellectual disabilities.
We focus on inclusion. All our activities take place on location, usually in the city center of Ostend, but we also go to further places e.g. visit a city, a holiday, …
Cooperation in the society is our main goal. For example our football club is in cooperation with the local footballclub, we play at the same fields, play in the same colours, we use the name KV Oostende, ...
We want to stimulate social interaction. In this way our participants get to know the city, the people and the environment. At the same time people of the local environment learn to interact with people with a disability.
We organize activities for young people and adults with intellectual disabilities.
BriekaBrak is our youth department. We offer activities, workshops, education and excursions for young people from 12 - 35 years old with intellectual disabilities.
Briek Vrije Tijd is our adult department. People with a disability from 16 years are welcome for activities, education, sport and excursions.
We offer a variety of workshops and activities. Going from multiple sports and art-workshops to cultural daytrips and (youth) vacations.