« Municipality of Heraklion » is contributing to the ONE in FIVE Campaign - a pan-European campaign coordinated by the Council of Europe « Partner city »
The Municipality of Heraklion is a Municipality which corresponds to its role for the development of the local community with multiple actions for culture, environment, new technologies, health, social inclusion of minorities. It collaborates with public and private organizations, cultural associations and other institutions and young people, promoting intercultural and interethnic dialogue, diversity in community life and active democratic participation. Our municipality is interested in the needs and the dreams of its citizens in order to achieve the goal of creating a better quality of life for all by using every available resource (National and European). Our priority is the safety of our citizens and esp. of our children and the young people.
The Sector of Social Development is one of the sectors of the Municipality of Heraklion and it has the competence and responsibility of managing and resolution of all social subjects and problems of citizens. The Sector of Social Development of Municipality of Heraklion has the competence and responsibility of managing and resolving all social subjects and problems of citizens.
Its main concern is the conduct of social researches, the planning and the concern for the application of social policies, that concern the social care of family, of children and adolescents.
It develops and it materializes actions for the prevention of children's neglect and ill-treatment but also he