Informação: Family support is key issue for the Azorean Government
The Regional Director for Solidarity and Social Security, Natércia Gaspar, said today that family support is a key issue for the Azorean Government.
Speaking at the conference to mark the 10 years of operation of the mediation services of the Child Support Institute - Azores in Ponta Delgada, which she attended on behalf of the President of the Government, the Regional Director said "the ... Mais >>
Informação: Government provides plots for community gardens in Arrifes
Residents of Milagres and Piedade Jovem Neighbourhoods in Arrifes may apply for a competition intended to award 70 plots for community gardens.
The information was provided today by the Regional Secretary for Labour and Social Solidarity during the signing of the consignment record for the constructions works for the implementation of infrastructures in this neighbourhood.
According to the gov... Mais >>
Informação: Azorean Government committed to promote family reunification
In order to promote family reunification, 15 children, aged between 0 and 5 years, who are currently living in Temporary Shelters as well as in Childhood and Youth Homes will be covered by the Programme for the Development of Affective Bonds in sheltered children (VINCA). This initiative was implemented in July 2011.
The project developed by the Regional Secretariat for Labour and Social Solidar... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government acknowledges value of active inter-generational ageing
"For their willingness, experience and knowledge, the elderly play a privileged role in supporting the education of grandchildren, providing care to relatives, volunteering in different causes, disseminating values, traditions and memories. They also support younger generations materially and emotionally, returning hope to them," stated the Regional Secretary for Labour and Social Solidarity on Th... Mais >>
Informação: Carlos César says that Azorean Government and society achieved success in the fight against child abuse
"The issue of child abuse is best known today both at the level of schools and the various intervention programmes that we have implemented on the ground." The statement was made by the President of the Government and was issued today after receiving the Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth of Ponta Delgada at an audience held at the Sant'Ana Palace.
Carlos César considere... Mais >>
Informação: Government wants to create support agent to assist abused children
The Government of the Azores intends to create a support agent to "monitor abused children throughout the necessary procedures by providing psychosocial support and avoiding double victimisation." The announcement was made today by the Regional Director for Solidarity and Social Security on behalf of the President of the Government during the 1st Meeting of the Commission for the Protection of Chi... Mais >>
Informação: School Welfare will cover more beneficiaries and award financial support according to school level
The Regional Secretary for Education and Training revealed on Friday morning that the support to be awarded under the new School Welfare rules should reach more than 31 thousand student in the next school year.
Heard by the Standing Committee on Social Affairs about this proposal, Cláudia Cardoso said that currently there are 42 thousand students, of whom "24 thousand benefit from School We... Mais >>
Informação: Social benefits to be paid by postal check starting this month
Social benefits, currently paid in cash, will be now paid by postal check that will be directly sent to the residence of the beneficiary. This measure will be put into effect starting this month.
The information was released on Friday by the President of the Administration Board of the Azores Institute for Social Development - Autonomous Region Public Institute (IDSA - IPRA), who urged beneficia... Mais >>
Informação: Carlos César wants to help business economy, but ensures that social support will not be neglected
The President of the Government said today that the investment in social protection will not be neglected, despite the need to award "high priority status to support business economy and employment as these sectors are currently facing several problems."
Underlining that equal attention will be given to "to some aspects of budget management that prevent the Region from falling into bankruptcy as... Mais >>
Informação: Government wants to involve over one thousand minimum wagebeneficiaries in training and employment programmes
The Government of the Azores intends to involve over one thousand minimum wage beneficiaries in training and employment programmes by the end of the year. The information was provided by the Regional Secretary for Labour and Social Solidarity during today's visit to the courses "Training for Integration" that are being held at old "Casa do Gaiato" on Faial.
According to Ana Paula Marques, 200 be... Mais >>