The European Collectivity of Alsace is a territorial collectivity in the Alsace region of France, regrouping the two departments of Haut-Rhin and Bas-Rhin. The CEA carries public policies of solidarity around children in danger, disability, ageing, social and professional integration, as well as local social action.

Main Areas of Work

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Providing social services
  • Transformation of care models
  • Promotion of systemic change
  • Role of the social worker
  • Integration of technological tools
  • Issuing of guidelines and policies for the county
  • Capacity building and training
  • Professional training
  • Training of social welfare workforce
  • Research and development
  • Conducting inspections
  • Maintaining networks for managers and social workers
  • Management of public nursing homes and day centres for the elderly
  • Home care services for the elderly and dependent people
  • Consulting services and specialised studies for local governments regarding elderly facilities
  • Child protection
  • Financial support
European Collectivity of Alsace