Silves takes over the Social Care and Support Service as of today

Social care and follow-up will take place at the Social Action Service facilities, on Mondays and Wednesdays

The Municipality of Silves assumes, as of today, the Service of Assistance and Social Monitoring (SAAS), resulting from the transfer of competences in the field of Social Action – Social Security to the municipal bodies.

Social care and support will take place at the facilities of the Social Action Service of the Silves City Council, Monday and Wednesday, from 9:30 am to 13:00 pm and from 14:00 pm to 16:30 pm, located at Rua João de Deus, nº. 19, in Silves.

SAAS is a proximity social action service that aims to inform, advise and refer families and individuals who are in a situation of vulnerability, exclusion or social emergency.

The service aims, according to the municipality, «to contribute to the special protection of the most vulnerable groups through the provision of information and the mobilization of adequate resources for each situation, with a view to promoting the improvement of the living conditions and well-being of the populations».

Appointments must be previously scheduled in person or through the following contacts: 282 440 831 | 914 423 191 (call to the national fixed and mobile network) or via email [email protected].