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Stockholm, with its 900,000 inhabitants, is the largest municipality in Sweden. The City Council is the supreme decision-making body and  Stockholm provides its inhabitants with a multitude of different municipal services though administations. The Social Services Administration creates the conditions for an equal and legally secure social service and disability care throughout the city.  

Areas of Intervention

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • Foster care
  • Social Integration
  • People who are homeless or in precarious housing
  • Beneficiaries of minimum income
  • People who are socially vulnerable
  • Poverty
  • Migrants
  • People with physical and mental disabilities
  • Counteracting and supporting victims of domestic violence or abuse, honour-based violence, sexual violence, prostitution or trafficking
  • People with Addiction
  • Gender equality

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Providing social services for citizens of the city
  • Providing social emergency service
  • Recruitment, education and support for foster families
  • Support for families/family counselling
  • Sheltered housing for victims of domestic violence and/or honour-based violence
  • Outreach programmes
  • Issuing of guidelines and policies for the district’s councils
  • Capacity building and training
  • Research and development
  • Conducting inspections
  • Development of digital services
  • Maintaining networks for managers and social workers
City of Stockholm - Social Affairs Administration