COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
Community Based services
The Community based services department is comprised of the following sectors which enables it to fulfill its mandate of empowering communities to harnesses their potential through cultural growths, skills development and labour productivity for sustainable and gender responsive development.
The department through various sectors mentioned below fosters the rights of vulnerable population , addresses the right and needs of the vulnerable and disadvantaged populations such as PWDS, Older persons, youth , orphans and other vulnerable children and the poor in relation to the district and natural priorities .
Mandate:“promotion of gender equality, social protection and transformation of communities”.
The department is Technically headed by the District Community Development Officer, DCDO O Mr Barugahara Benard
The other staff is the Senior Probation and Welfare Officer who also serves as the NUSAF III Desk Officer Ms Katusabe Stella
Sub-sectors in the Department
The following are the sub-sectors under community Based Services department:
a) Gender and community
- Community Development and Literacy
- Gender and Women affairs
- Culture and Family Affairs
b) Social protection
- Elderly and disability
- Youth and children affairs
- Equity and rights
c) Labour, empowerment , occupation safety and health
- Occupational Safety and Health
- Labour , Industrial Relations and Productivity
- Empowerment Services.