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Divosa is the association of municipal directors in the field of social policies in the Netherlands. The members of Divosa are committed to enabling people to participate actively in society. In their daily work, they support residents with employment, income, debt, integration, social support, youth support or education queries.

Main Areas of Work

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Social justice
  • People who are socially vulnerable
  • People in situations of difficulty or precarity
  • Gender equality
  • Migrants
  • Social Integration
  • Beneficiaries of minimum income
  • Poverty

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Transformation of care models
  • Promotion of systemic change
  • Research and development
  • Maintaining networks for managers and social workers
  • Research/ identifying and monitoring of social problems
  • Representing and defending interests of their members