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The Department of Social Welfare and Social Services

Role

The Department of Social Welfare and Social Services is responsible for all issues relating to social welfare and services, including:

  • Acting as an initial point of contact, informing and providing guidance to citizens on the social welfare and social services policies in place in the Principality 
  • Organising emergency accommodation or housing for families or family members and, more broadly, anyone who needs it 
  • Supporting the implementation of decisions issued by the Principality’s courts, particularly with respect to child protection 
  • Processing applications for social and disability benefits and services provided by the State or on its behalf, including carrying out, where required, the checks and enquiries necessary to assess the situation of applicants 
  • Implementing all policies relating to disability 
  • Carrying out the checks and enquiries required either prior to the issue of approvals and authorisations, or at the request of competent administrative or judicial authorities 
  • Receiving and monitoring the decisions of the Social Protection Unit’s administrative committee 
  • Processing applications for State medical assistance 
  • Contributing to the development of draft legislation and regulations on social welfare, social services, social protection, disability and child protection 
  • Enforcing legislation and regulations and ensuring compliance with international conventions in the areas cited above

Organisation 

The Department of Social Welfare and Social Services incorporates the following four offices:

  • Social Inclusion and Disability Office
  • Children and Families Office
  • Princess Charlene Children's Home
  • Financial Social Support Office

See the Official Directory

Legal Reference

Sovereign Ordinance no. 5,641 of 14 December 2015 establishing the Department of Social Welfare and Social Services

Contact details

Direction de l'Action et de l'Aide Sociales

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

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Division de l'Aide Sociale Financière

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

Division de l'Inclusion Sociale et du Handicap

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

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Division Enfance et Famille

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

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Foyer de l’Enfance Princesse Charlène

Opening hours : de 9h30 à 17h00 du lundi au vendredi

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 24 24

Fax Number : (+377) 98 98 24 25

Direction de l'Action et de l'Aide Sociales

23 avenue Albert II
BP 609
98013 MONACO 

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

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Division de l'Aide Sociale Financière

23 avenue Albert II
BP 609
MC 98013 MONACO

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

Division de l'Inclusion Sociale et du Handicap

19 avenue des Castelans  
BP 609                                
98013 MONACO

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

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Division Enfance et Famille

6,8 boulevard de Belgique
Le St Sébastien
98000 MONACO

Opening hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 41 00

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Foyer de l’Enfance Princesse Charlène

9, rue Bellevue
MC 98000 Monaco

Opening hours : de 9h30 à 17h00 du lundi au vendredi

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 24 24

Fax Number : (+377) 98 98 24 25

http://en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Health-and-Social-Affairs/The-Department-of-Social-Welfare-and-Social-Services