Skip to main content

Ministry of Welfare is the leading institution of the state administration in the areas of labour, social security, children's and family rights as well as equal rights for people with disability and gender equality.

The mission of the Ministry of Welfare is to stabilize the condition of a person in the situations of social risk, to reduce the possibility that the social risk would occur by facilitating honest legal labour relationships, healthy and safe work conditions, gender equality thus creating the opportunities to everybody to secure a sufficient life quality themselves in any given situation.

Main Areas of Work

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • Homeless
  • Elderly
  • 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
  • Foster care
  • Other – victims of violence, perpetrators

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Transformation of care models 
  • Promotion of systemic change 
  •  Role of the social worker 
  •  Integration of technological tools
  • Capacity building and training
  • Training of social welfare workforce
  • Conducting inspections
  • Management of public nursing homes and day centres for the elderly
  • Residential services for victims of gender-based violence 
  • Socio-educational services for children at risk of social exclusion 
  • Specialised intervention services as meeting points for children, victims of violence, and their families
  • Child protection