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 >>
Informação: Government supports the renewal of thirteen houses on Santa Maria
The Regional Government will support another thirteen families on the island of Santa Maria under the programme to support the renewal of degraded housing, representing an investment over 208 thousand Euros.
The Regional Secretary for Labour and Social Solidarity spoke at the ceremony for the allocation of these support measures on the island of Santa Maria. The government official recalled t... Mais >>
Informação: Government celebrates International Day of Older Persons
In the context of the celebrations of the International Day of Older Persons and European Year for Active Ageing, the Regional Director for Solidarity and Social Security will promote a conference under the "Active ageing and solidarity between generations" to take place at Calheta Youth Hostel, São Jorge, on September 29 at 4:30 PM. The event is organised in partnership with the University o... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government committed to improving the quality of life of people with special needs
The social exclusion of people with disabilities has been the concern of various governmental departments, being evidenced in the development of measures and actions intended to improve the quality of life of these individuals. The Government has taken the commitment to provide increasingly qualified responses in a context of shared responsibility. The statement was made by Paula Ramos, Preside... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government approves new support package for degraded housing on São Jorge
The Azorean Government approved today a new support package for the renewal of degraded housing, which will benefit 22 households on the island of São Jorge.
The support allocated under the programme for the renewal of degraded housing represents an investment over 415 thousand Euros. With the support package approved today, the investment made on the island of São Jorge in this area am... Mais >>
Informação: Equality policies are fundamental to social cohesion
"Equality policies are vital to strengthening social cohesion and promoting a fair and solidarity society where everyone, without exception, has the right to have a voice," stated Natércia Gaspar, the Regional Directorate for Solidarity and Social Security. The government official spoke this morning at the public presentation session of the initiative "Game of Equality," adding that the Regio... Mais >>
Informação: Government supports works carried out by social institutions as it considers the Azores as "an example of a social Region"
The Regional Secretary for Science, Technology and Infrastructures opened the new Parish Hall building of Nossa Senhora da Estrela Church in Ribeira Grande on Sunday afternoon. According to the government official, this work "is an example of a social Region and demonstrates that the Regional Government continues to privilege social issues in the Azores."
José Contente defended the recov... Mais >>
Informação: Azores Institute for Social Development with over 23 thousand attendances in 2012
Following the news broadcast on Antena 1 Açores 8:30 AM newscast concerning the telephone answering service of the Azores Institute for Social Development (IDSA), the Regional Secretariat for Labour and Social Solidarity clarifies that the IDSA Call Centre registered a total of 23,745 attendances via email, direct social security and telephone until July 2012.
A total of 23,196 attendance... Mais >>
Informação: Village of Urzelina has new day nursery with capacity for 16 children
The village of Urzelina and the municipality of Velas, São Jorge Island, will now have a new day nursery with capacity for 16 children.
The new social equipment, with a budget of 41,000 Euros, was opened on Tuesday by the Regional Secretary for Labour and Social Solidarity, Ana Paula Marques. The day nursery aims "to provide a response to the needs of families in this village as well as of ... Mais >>
Informação: 10 million Euro investment in six social infrastructures on Terceira Island
The construction works of the six social infrastructures will be open, started or put out to public tender on the island of Terceira in the month of August. These projects represent a governmental investment of nearly 10 million Euros.
The information was provided by the Vice-President of the Government on Friday morning during the opening ceremony of the renewal and improvement works of buildin... Mais >>