Suhum Municipal Assembly

Department of Social Welfare and Community Development

Our Mandate

The Department is mandated to take lead role in integrating the disadvantaged, vulnerable, persons with disabilities and the excluded into the mainstream development.

Our Vision

A Socially Developed Ghana

Our Mission

The Department exists to promote policy guidelines, standards and programmes for the efficient and effective delivery of Social Development Services to the vulnerable and excluded individuals, groups and communities in collaboration with other stakeholders through competent staff and modern technology. 

Our Core Values



Sense of Equity



Respect for Human Dignity

List of Services Provided by the Department

  • Access to Justice System
  • Support for Persons with Disabilities
  • Juvenile Services
  • Hospital Welfare Services
  • Tracing of Families
  • Inspection / Supervision of ECDC/RHC
  • Home Science Extension Programs ( Demonstrations)
  • Reintegration / Reunification of Children
  • LEAP Cash Grants
  • Casework with Families
  • Child Protection Services
  • Work with NPOs
  • Social and Public Education
  • Personal Welfare Services
  • Probation Services
  • Family Tribunal Services
  • Writing of Social Enquiry Reports
  • Indigent Registration unto the NHIS
  • Home Visits / Extension Services
  • Community Engagement
  • Women Empowerment Programs
  • Skills Training / Development
  • Referral Services
  • Monitoring And Follow-ups

District Contact Details

District Officer: 0208861717
Office Hotline: 0501502062 / 0530929551 / 0530956080
WhatsApp Line: 0530956080
Official Email:

National Support Details

Helpline of Hope: 0900800800 / 0800900900 ( Toll Free)
SMS Short Code: 8020
Orange Support Centre: 0800111222 ( Toll Free)
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We are located at the Suhum Ghana National Fire Service Station