[Special information] Essential sevices provided by SWB during the period of 17th to 21st of February

Please be informed that during the said period SWB units will operate with following essential services:
Subsidy for individuals and families in financial distress
Individual and Family Counselling Service
Financial assistance for funeral expenses
Application for Disability Subsidy
Service for victims of human trafficking
Service provided in case of accidents and natural disaters
Urgent intervention
Social Service Facilities(Service application/request and case follow-up)
Support service for users of residential facilities
Application for Disability Assessment Registration Card
Detoxification Treatment Service (methadone treatment and maintenance service and outpatient detoxification treatment service)
Counselling Hotline for Problem Gambling
Work or services regarding Social Re-integration ordered by judicial institutions for immediate execution
Inspection of Social Service Facilities and coordination in epidemic prevention
As result of the reduction in the number of service units and personnel, it is recommended that citizens contact the SWB, through the Hotline, for consultation and prior appointment before going to the counter.  The Social Welfare Bureau appeals to the understanding of the population in refraining themselves to come to the SWB for the application of services classified as non-urgent; advises the residents to remain at home to prevent the risk of contamination caused by the concentration of people.


SWB Hotline for information 28367878
Central and Southern District (Patane) Social Service Centre 28580981/28580982
Northern District (Tamagnini Barbosa) Social Service Centre 28596457/28596458
Northwest District (Ilha Verde) Social Service Centre 28225744/28225745
Taipa and Coloane Social Service Centre 28825301/28825077
Taipa and Coloane Social Service Centre (Taipa Branch) 28827616/28827285