SOCIAL WELFARE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Godfred Agyemang Duah
Head Of Department

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

2. The Department of Social Welfare and Community Development shall:


  •   (a) facilitate community-based rehabilitation of persons with disabilities;
  •   (b) assist and facilitate provision of community care services including:
  •          (i) registration of persons with disabilities;
  •          (ii) assistance to the aged;
  •          (iii) personal. social welfare services;
  •          (iv) hospital welfare services;
  •          (v) assistance to street children, child survival and development; and
  •          (vi) 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:
  •          (i) Literacy and adult education classes;
  •          (ii)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;
  •          (iii)Tteaching deprived or rural women in home management and child care.
  • LIST OF SOCIAL SERVICES RENDERED AT THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


  •   (1) Registration / Monitoring of Day Care Centres
  •   (2) Registration / Monitoring of NGOs
  •   (3) Facilitates the Implementation of Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) activities
  •   (4) Child Right Promotion and Protection (Child Maintenance, Family Welfare, Paternity, Child Custody, Child Labour etc.)
  •   (5) Justice Administration Issues (Family Tribunal)
  •   (6) Identification, Registration and Empowerment of Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs)
  •   (7) Registration of NHIS for Indigents (PWD, LEAP beneficiaries, aged, extremely poor etc)
  •   (8) Hospital Welfare Cases
  •   (9) Availability of Transitional Home
  •   (10) Women Empowerment
  •   (11) Community Mobilization and Sensitization


  • VULNERABLE EMERGENCY HOTLINE
  • Call: 0504929046
  • Location: Our Office is Located Direct Opposite Wassa Amenfi East District Court, Wassa Akropong
  • GPS Address: WX-0001-8319