The State Secretariat of Social Services sits under the Ministry of Social Rights.

Areas of Intervention

  • Families
  • Children and adolescents
  • Roma Population
  • Homeless people
  • People at risk of poverty or social exclusion
  • People with disabilities
  • Older people
  • Care-dependent people

Responsibilities/ Services

  • Promotion of social services
  • Fostering cooperation with non-governmental organisations and the promotion of social volunteering.
  • Family support
  • Child protection
  • The articulation of the System for Autonomy and Care for Dependency.
  • Policies aimed at people with disabilities