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The city of Esch-Sur Alzette provides an extensive range of social services to its 36.000 inhabitants. By cooperating with numerous local associations, it grants access to social housing, leisure activities for youth and elderly, health services, support for vulnerable groups and people with special needs. Additionally, a social observatory based on 51 indicators is released every two years to strategically approach the decision-making within social policies. 

Areas of Intervention

  • Children and young people
  • Older people 
  • Homelessness
  • People
  • Education
  • Childcare
  • Employment
  • Social housing
  • Gender equality
  •  Public safety
  • People in situations of difficulty or precarity

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Providing social services
  • Providing social housing; housing for student; housing for young people
  • Assistance to homeless people
  • Providing help to low-income households (e.g.: Expensive living allowance,
  • School subsidy etc.)
  • Providing adult training such as Alphabetisation, internet basis etc.
  • Providing homework help for children
  • Providing support for older people (e.g.: food delivery, information, tele alarm)
  • Project management (e.g. study of the social situation in the city,
  • event organization, etc.)
  • Management of agreements with external social partners
  • Implementation of the social policies
  • Management of the budget of the social department
  • Emergency housing (e.g.: in case of fire, insalubrities etc.)           
City of Esch-Sur Alzette

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