As a consultative centre Chernobyl History Workshop gives help and support in solving the social and legal problems to people, who have suffered because of Chernobyl catastrophe. One of the aims of the workshop’s activities is the assistance in improving of chernobyls' living standards. In this connection the workshop provides work in the following directions.
- Legal advices for the liquidators and displaced persons during addressing to state structures. Up to now, many of the suffered people don’t get the social and medical aid guaranteed to them by law that's why volunteers and activists of Chernobyl organizations give assistance in preparation all the necessary documents. In some cases, the protection of rights is possible only in judicial order to the decreet of European Court of Human Rights. In such cases the assistance is provided by lawyers-volunteers and representatives of Luhansk human rights group.
- The practical assistance to the families of lost or seriously sick liquidators. The humanitarian aid is provided to support such families, as well as home care trainings, seminars on psychological support in cooperation with the non-governmental organization "The Right of Choice" and the charitable organization "Kharkov samaritans".
The consultative centres, opened within the project “The strengthening of self-help potential for disable people in the Eastern Ukraine” in Bohoduhov, Lozovaya and Vilcha of Kharkiv region, work since 2014. These consultative centres provide with a qualified informational, legal and practical assistance not only chernobyls, but also other vulnerable groups of population including disable people, force (migrants) displaced persons from the zone of military conflict. One of the most important directions of these consultative centres activity is help in employment and creation of social enterprises.
Chernobyl History Workshop conducts different trainings and seminars on professional development of volunteers and consultants. Leading Ukrainian and foreign experts take part in such events.
On the base of the workshop, the consultative assistance is provided not only to liquidators and people suffered because of the Chernobyl accident, but also to other vulnerable groups of the population.