Department of Social Welfare

The Department of Social Welfare provides welfare services through the functional areas of Family and Child Welfare, Child Protection, Probation and After-care and Public Assistance (Social Protection) through which the program of Social Cash Transfers is implemented.

Strategic Outcome

Reduced number of individuals at risk of destitution 

Outcome Targets

  • Families and Individuals in difficult circumstances reduced  by 2016
  • 215,000 Households targeted for the Cash transfers by 2016