Social Welfare

Social Welfare & Community Development Department

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.

The department:

  • 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.


Mr. Cyril Deamesi
Director of Social Welfare & Community Development

Key Activities

Radio Education
Community engagement
Disability fund disbursement