The project was born in 2009 with the name “Casa Solidale" in collaboration with the Municipality of Trento and the Mental Health Center of Trento (which had already started experimenting with co-habitations within the scope of the Fareassieme approach).
At that time a series of new needs began to take shape - such as the situations of precarious workers, lonely elderly people and separated people - who often did not find flexible answers in existing services and in which, the economic difficulties and poor social network, represented a risk of slipping in even heavier conditions of discomfort.
For this reason, the three proposing realities had begun to collaborate with the aim of imagining different types of answers and experimenting with new projects, not exclusively linked to the world of public services but starting from the third sector, which focused attention on the person.
The bet was that the philosophy and the methodology of the mutual self help, - to do for oneself and for others at the same time in the report - it could have relapses even when there were not only shared opportunities for confrontation about problems or problematic situations, but also everyday spaces of life.
Starting from the sharing of an existing home, the hospitality experience could represent one a form of personal and relational enrichment, but also a reduction in costs and inconveniences for the guest as for the host.
The project had immediately adopted an approach of networking, co-participation and co-planning among the subjects involved and Casa Solidale, initially developed in the municipal context, had been subsequently extended to the territory of the Autonomous Province of Trento.
Later, in 2014 in collaboration with the Agevolando Association, "Giovani per Casa" was activated an initiative in which the Casa Solidale methodology was applied to the specific Care-Leavers target. Finally, in 2017, Associazione A.M.A. he felt he had the skills to encompass the two
reality of Casa Solidale and Giovani per Casa in a single complex project: hence the launch of VIVO.CON.