Cluj-Napoca City Council is the legislative body of the City of Cluj-Napoca in Romania. The Directorate for Social and Health Services aims to support social and health providers so that they can provide quality services to the citizens of Cluj-Napoca, which is currently the country's largest-second city and has a multi-ethnic and multi-confessional population.

Areas of Intervention

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • Homeless
  • Older people 
  • People with addiction
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Public Health
  • Social justice
  • People who are socially vulnerable
  • People in situations of difficulty or precarity
  • Victims of domestic abuse
  • Gender equality
  • Counteracting and supporting victims of gender-based violence
  • Migrants
  • Social Integration
  • Beneficiaries of minimum income
  • Poverty
  • Recipients of care

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Providing social services
  • Promotion of systemic change
  • Role of the social worker
  • Integration of technological tools
  • Issuing of guidelines and policies for the district’s councils
  • Capacity building and training
  • Professional training
  • Training of social welfare workforce
  • Management day centres for older people
  • Home care services for older and dependent people
  • Socio-educational services for children at risk of social exclusion
  • Child protection
  • Programs for the prevention of addictions in young people
  • Financial support
  • fostering cooperation with non-governmental organisations and the promotion of social volunteering.
  • Research/ identifying and monitoring of social problems

Member news

Promoting social inclusion for young people leaving care

The Social and Health Services Directorate of the Municipality of Cluj-Napoca (DASM) is a public provider of social services in Romania. Its mission is to identify the social problems of the local community and to find effective solutions to issues regarding child and family protection, the elderly, persons with disabilities and other persons in vulnerable situations.

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