The Agency for Sustainable and Operative Social Provision (DOST Agency) under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Azerbaijan Republic was established in 2018.

Areas of Intervention

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • Homeless
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Social justice
  • People who are socially vulnerable
  • People in situations of difficulty
  • Victims of domestic abuse
  • Social Integration
  • Beneficiaries of minimum income
  • Poverty
  • Recipients of care
  • Foster care
  • Mediation
  • Labor relations
  • Labor pensions and social benefits
  • Targeted state social assistance
  • Social insurance

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Providing social services
  • Transformation of care models
  • Promotion of systemic change
  • Integration of technological tools
  • Capacity building and training
  • Professional training
  • Training of social welfare workforce
  • Research and development
  • Conducting inspections
  • Maintaining networks for managers and social workers
  • Home care services for the elderly and dependent people
  • Child protection
  • Social insurance
  • Fostering cooperation with non-governmental organisations and the promotion of social volunteering.
  • Research/ identifying and monitoring of social problems

 

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