Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly
Twin City

Social Welfare

About

The Social Welfare (SW) Department develops and implements social welfare and community development policies. SW assists the vulnerable and disadvantaged for social integration, provides an array of adult and child welfare services, administers Certificate of Commencement monitoring processes for all Non-Governmental Organizations, and organizes community development programs for life well-being.

Major activities:

  • 1. Assist s the vulnerable and persons with disabilities with services for social integration

  • 2. Provides hospital welfare services

  • 3. Issues Certificate of Commencement Certificates for all Non-Government Organizations (NGO)

    • After completing applications with the regional Register General, NGOs must register with the District Assembly in order to begin operations. Please review all requirements and complete appropriate forms.

  • 4. Advocates for child and juvenile rights; and administer social well-being services for families
    • Day-Care centers: For those wishing to establish Day-Care Centers business services, application forms for business registration and training assistance must be completed prior to the start of operations.

    • Adoptions: If you are interested in adopting a child, application forms and a 3-month pre-adoption training course are required.

  • 5. Offers social education training on the following:

    • Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty

    • National Health Insurance Services (NHIS)

    • Family courts (rather than fighting & killing)


    Web Docs / CSU Docs:

  • 1. Social Services Request Forms:

  • 2. Registration form (all persons seeking assistance from SWCD must first complete a Registration form)

  • 3. Social Investigation Reporting Form

  • 4. Medical Assessment Reporting Form

  • 5. Non-Governmental Organization Certificate of Commencement Application Forms

    • - Registration process brochure

    • - Registration Form

    • - Standard Social Inquiry Reporting Form

    • - Sample Certificate of Operation

    • - Sample Monitoring Form


  • Social Education Training Course Information:
    • Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty
    • National Health Insurance Services (NHIS)
    • Family courts (rather than fighting & killing)