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Publish Time: 2015/05/04


Policy Planning and Control and Assessment

In responding to the social change and aligning with critical national policies, SFAA formulates and develops integrated social welfare policy for different populations including women, children and youth, the senior and people with disabilities by collaborating with service suppliers, government, academia and research organizations to ensure the well-being of all citizens and social justice realization.

Founding Policy Communication Platform to Gauge Public Opinion
The Social Welfare Promotion Committee of Executive Yuan established on May 17, 2001, led by the Premier of Executive Yuan, selects the representatives from social welfare academia and the practitioners in the field as external committee members every other year. The platform is served to gauge public opinion and seek professional insights on national social welfare policy and the implementation, coordination, integration and promotion of critical measures.

Providing Subsidy for Public and Private Sectors to Engage in Social Welfare Services
Under the circumstances of the increasing welfare demands and the lack of financial funding of local governments, the central government has been providing subsidy to local governments in collaboration with civil groups to develop social welfare services to enhance the quality and diversity of services for years. The Guidelines for Subsidizing Promotion Social Welfare was issued in 1989, including specified standards and items, as execution guidelines to be re-examined and updated according to practical demands annually. Meanwhile, SFAA solicits the contributions of Public Welfare lottery revenues with Finance Ministry to fund the municipality, county (city) governments, and civil social welfare organizations, foundations, and institutions to handle the innovative and experimental service programs for children and youth, women, the senior, people with disabilities and family support.

National social welfare foundations reporting conference

Evaluating Local Government Performance on Social Welfare Administration

In order to provide the guidance for local governments on social welfare policy implementation and enhance the performance of overall social welfare, the central government has been conducting performance evaluations on local governmental performance on social welfare administration since 2001. The evaluations cover the operations and management of the public welfare lottery surplus, social aids, welfare services for the child and youth, women, the senior and people with disabilities, community development, voluntary services, social work professionalism, and the prevention of domestic violence, sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Supervising National Social Welfare Foundations
SFAA supervises on activities, operations and finance of national social welfare foundations. In supporting level, we also provide training programs, establish reporting conferences to improve professionalism of the foundations. SFAA also audits on financial management of the foundations, conducts in-field assessment to ensure sustainable operations of the foundations. Our supervision is to ensure the foundations are held accountable for the public.

Women issue discussions to enhance women's social participation

Providing Guidance on Public Trust Fund Setup

“The Regulations for Social Welfare Trust Permits and Supervision” was issued by SFAA to encourage private sectors to invest on the social welfare of the child and youth, women, the senior, people with disabilities and family support to increase public well-being.

Leveraging Civilian Service Manpower to Enhance Quality of Welfare Services
Our civilian service is the backbone of the Substitute Military Service, learning from German experience, so as to support and provide services to the underprivileged, especially the child and youth, senior and people with disabilities.

With the proper operation and management of the manpower of the civilian service, the care of the underprivileged and the quality of social welfare can be fully enhanced.

Encouraging women to participate in community activities and to express their vitality and graceful bearing

Publishing Community Development Journal (Quarterly)

In behalf of introducing domestic and international social work and social welfare knowledge and experience to encourage academic interflow, the Journal was first issued in November 1972 on monthly basis. Later in April 1977, the publication started to be issued on quarterly basis. The key focus is on current development of social welfare, social work and other issues attentive to social work professionals and the public concerns.

Research and Development on Innovation Services
SFAA enables study on emerging social issues, and urgent health and social needs through multidisciplinary cooperation. SFAA develops and solicits resources from public and private sectors and strives for innovating, promoting diversified social welfare. SFAA also advances prevention system to provide safe living environments, establishes fundamental empirical study, proactively formulates the social welfare policy and improves service networks.

Leveraging the Power of Volunteers toward Timely Service Delivery
“We Care volunteer services program” of SFAA was initiated on December 26, 1997. The program is formed with volunteers who enjoy engaging public interest and helping others. The service provides consultations on welfare services and supporting on organizing special events and activities.

Innovating services scheme in responding to the public needs
Innovating services scheme in responding to the public needs

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