Social Welfare And Community Development

The Social Welfare and Community Development as its name implies, plays roles of the community and the welfare of the people. They are as follows:

  • Represents the district and the regional planning units on issues pertaining to social and community development
  • Plans, initiates and coordinates community-based projects, day care centres and services for the rehabilitation of the physically challenged
  • Oversees efficient juvenile justice administration and implementation of statutory legal instruments
  • Monitors and evaluates programmes, policies and emerging social issues such as HIV/AIDS, domestic violence and child abuse, and makes recommendations for decision making
  • Ensures the development of the capabilities, skills and knowledge of staff of the department