In Vienna, there was the campaign Bock auf Bier in which a small percentage of the price of the beer (the price was increased) was earmarked to Bock - who gave therewith asylum seekers a home. After graduation she spent a year in private industry before she decided to be an educator. In 1969, she obtained work at Gesellenheim Zohmanngasse in Favoriten, the 10th District of Vienna.
In 1976 she was eventually appointed as director
In the early 1990s the youth welfare office sent increased foreign youth to Ute Bock"s facility, these were also cumulative clients who already were turned away by other facilities. At that time, Ute Bock began to occupy herself with the fate of these people and began to be involved in helping asylum seekers.
During a raid in the asylum in 1999 about 30 young Africans were under the controversial Operation Spring arrested for drug traffic and Ute Bock was charged with banditry and drug traffic and she was temporarily suspended from duty. Later the charges were dropped, though she was forbidden to accommodate other African asylum seekers in the Zohmanngasse.
She then organized private residential communities, which she self-funded and supervised.
In the year 2000 she retired and now she is working continually on her project Meanwhile, there are over 350 asylum seekers who find accommodation and board in Ute Bock’s organised apartments. Another 1.000 homeless asylum seekers have their mailing address at the Association Ute Bock.
In addition, she has made legal advice available to her clients.
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