Informação: Reform on the financing of IPSS intended to "better" serve the Azorean population, announces Vasco Cordeiro
The President of the Government announced today the completion of the reform on the public funding of Private Social Solidarity Institutions (IPSS), which is based on the motto "to better serve" the users of various services in the Region.
"These amendments were made in accordance with the users of each service available in the Azores and not according to the costs of institutions, thus contribu... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government creates single Social Security Institute to ensure economic efficiency
The Government of the Azores announced on Friday the end of both Social Security institutes by creating a single institute, which will be designated as Azores Social Security Institute (ISSA). This measure meets the Government's goal of ensuring a greater economic efficiency.
With the creation of ISSA, the Government led by Vasco Cordeiro intends to optimise operational synergies, increase the ef... Mais >>
Informação: Vasco Cordeiro restates Government's investment in social support for Azorean families
The President of the Government said today that the future premises of the Day Nursery of "Casa do Povo" of Lajes das Flores, currently installed at an old school building, are a clear evidence of the Government's commitment to support families and renew existing buildings.
"This is a social investment that clearly defines the path we want to follow in the Azores. Our path is guided by the suppo... Mais >>
Informação: Piedade Lalanda stressed importance of housing for social inclusion of families
The Regional Secretary for Social Solidarity visited on Monday four houses that were renewed under an ARAAL collaboration contract between the Government of the Azores and Santa Cruz da Graciosa Town Hall in the amount of 600 thousand Euros. This contract is intended to subsidise the renewal works of 30 degraded houses in several villages of that municipality under the programme to support the ren... Mais >>
Informação: Natércia Gaspar urges IPSS and "Santas Casas da Misericórdia" to fight for social intervention that "leaves no one behind"
The Regional Director for Social Solidarity urged Private Social Solidarity Institutions (IPSS) and "Santas Casas da Misericórdia," in conjunction with the Regional Government, to "fight for social intervention" that "leaves no one behind."
Natércia Gaspar spoke at the swear-in ceremony of the managing bodies of "Santa Casa da Misericórdia" of São Roque do Pico, which she att... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores joins celebrations of International Women's Day
The Regional Secretariat for Social Solidarity, through the Regional Directorate for Social Solidarity, and the Local Centres for the Prevention and Combat to Domestic Violence of Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico, Flores and Santa Maria jointly promote a series of initiatives to celebrate the International Women's Day on Friday, March 8.
The programme of the celebrations, which starts on Friday... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores allocates 4 million Euros to leasing under "Families with Future" Programme
The Regional Secretary for Social Solidarity said today in Horta that the Plan for 2013 estimates an allocation of four million Euros to leasing under the "Families with Future" Programme.
"We are aware that it is a very direct way of supporting families," Piedade Lalanda stated, adding that leases "vary between 180 and 260 Euros" under the leasing support programme.
The Regional Secretary for... Mais >>
Informação: Piedade Lalanda says the Azores are an "asset" for national report on the elimination of discrimination against women
The Regional Secretary for Social Solidarity considered that the Azores will be an "asset" to the national report for the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) of the United Nations. According to her, the Region has "experiences to share and results to show." The report will be submitted in June and contains information on the measures implemented by... Mais >>
Informação: Construction works of new elderly home in Altares to start this year, says Piedade Lalanda
The construction works of the elderly home of "Santa Casa da Misericórdia" of Altares, Terceira, will start this year. This government-funded project represents an investment of one million Euros.
During a visit to the site and the premises of "Santa Casa da Misericórdia" on Thursday, the Regional Secretary for Social Solidarity told journalists that this investment is "a response to a... Mais >>
Informação: Piedade Lalanda makes "positive" assessment of European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations
The Regional Secretary for Social Solidarity made a "positive" assessment of the celebrations of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, which was marked in the Azores with over two hundred initiatives in 2012.
Piedade Lalanda praised the social responsibility and the work carried out by Azorean public and private institutions under the European Year for Active Age... Mais >>