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.
Facilitates community-based rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
Assists and facilitate the 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;
Assists to maintain specialized residential services in the districts;
Facilitates the registration and supervision of non-governmental organizations and their activities in the district;
Assist to organize community development programmes to improve and enrich rural life through: – Literacy and adult classes; – Voluntary contribution and communal labour for the provision of facilities and services such as water, schools, library, community centers and public places of convenience or; – Teaching deprived or rural women in home management and child care.