The Social Chamber of Slovenia, based in Llubjana, cooperates with the Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Family and Social Affairs, the National Assembly, the National Council and other administrative bodies on national, regional or local levels. Its primary focus is to prepare regulations and standards for the management of social welfare services, set up qualification standards for different activities, and for the assessment of work carried out by professionals in the sectors.

Main Areas of Work

  • Children and young people
  • Children at risk of social exclusion
  • Elderly
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Public Health
  • Social justice
  • People who are socially vulnerable
  • Victims of domestic abuse
  • Counteracting and supporting victims of gender-based violence
  • Migrants
  • Social Integration
  • Poverty

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Transformation of care models
  • Promotion of systemic change
  • Role of the social worker
  • Issuing of guidelines and policies for the district’s councils
  • Professional training
  • Training of social welfare workforce
  • Research and development
  • Maintaining networks for managers and social workers
  • Consulting services and specialised studies for local governments regarding elderly facilities
  • Research/ identifying and monitoring of social problems
  • Representing and defending interests of their members
Social Chamber of Slovenia