The Social Welfare and Community Development Department assist the Assembly to formulate and implement social welfare and community development policies within the framework of national policy.

The Department:

(a) facilitate community-based rehabilitation of persons with disabilities;

(b) assist and facilitate provision of community care services including: registration of persons with disabilities; assistance to the aged; personal. social welfare services; hospital welfare services; assistance to street children, child survival and development; and socio-economic and emotional stability in families;

(c) assist to maintain specialized residential services in the districts;

(d) facilitate the registration and supervision of non-governmental organizations and their activities in the district;

(e) assist to organize community development programmes to improve and enrich rural life through: Literacy and adult education classes; Voluntary contribution and communal labour for the provision of facilities and services such as water, schools, library, community centres and public places of convenience or; teaching deprived or rural women in home management and child care.

LIST OF SERVICES RENDERED DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

CASE MANAGEMENT

  • Paternity, Custody, Access and Maintenance
  • Domestic and Gender-Based Violence
  • Adolescent Pregnancy and Child Marriage
  • Child labor and Trafficking
  • Child in conflict with the law
  • Children outside parental control
  • Child online abuse including sexual abuse and exploitation
  • Social protection

SOCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAMMES

  • Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty
  • Ghana Employment and Social Protection Program
  • Ghana School Feeding Programme

COMMUNITY CARE

  • Registration and support to persons with disabilities
  • Monitoring the operations of Daycare centers
  • Monitoring the operations of ¬†NGOs

GENDER-DESK OFFICE

  • Promoting village savings and loans
  • Community education on Domestic/Gender-Based Violence

Help Call these office lines

+233240140247

+233207587188

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