The Nordic Welfare Centre (NVC), based in Stockhom, is an agency under the Nordic Council of Ministers’ social and health sector. Its mission is to contribute to the development of welfare initiatives in the Nordic region. NVC mainly focuses on developing knowledge and expertise in this theme. Based on this knowledge, it makes recommendations for national policy development or local implementation.

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
  • Socially vulnerability
  • Gender equality
  • Migrants
  • Social Integration
  • Poverty

Responsibilities/ Services