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 >>
Informação: Natércia Gaspar highlights importance of social workers' role in the Azores
The Regional Director for Social Solidarity emphasised the importance of the role played by social workers in the Azores and considered that, "more than ever," these professionals are called upon “to rescue the citizenship of people who need their help in their lives."
"Promoting citizenship is to acknowledge the value of individuals, respect the equality of human beings, recognise the ... Mais >>
Informação: Piedade Lalanda calls for inclusive citizenship so that "no one stays behind"
The Regional Secretary for Social Solidarity called for inclusive citizenship, defending the importance "of leaving no one behind due to disease, age, disability or anything that might limit citizenship."
"Your body may not keep up with your mind and spirit; it may not be able to do what you would like to do, but no one can take from our mind the treasure of your lives, what you have lived, the ... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores approves inclusion of 150 unemployed in social support activities
The Government of the Azores will reinforce its support to public and private social solidarity institutions developing social support activities in areas ranging from education to solidarity, promotion of environmental quality, maintenance of pedestrian trails and stream cleaning.
The announcement was made by the Regional Director for Employment and Vocational Training, Ilda Baptista, who added... Mais >>