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  Municipality / Riga City Executive authority / Departments of the Riga City Council / Welfare Department  

Welfare Department

Address: Baznīcas street 19/23, LV- 1010
Phone:   +371 67105151
Fax: +371 67105199
e-mail: dl@riga.lv

Any person may experience difficulties in his life and require assistance to overcome them.


The Riga Municipality provides an opportunity for its residents to receive professional consultations, support and assistance of social workers to solve difficulties, in order to develop a person's abilities to support himself, to solve his and his family problems and to successfully adapt himself to society.


The Welfare Department of the Riga City Council:

  1. Implements the social, healthcare and health promotion policy anticipated by the Riga City Council in the city;
  2. Plans and improves the volume and quality of healthcare, social services and social assistance for the city residents;
  3. Provides opportunities to receive equal social services and social assistance for residents of all urban districts (regions) of Riga at the institutions providing social services and social assistance, as well as secures availability of information on the social services and social assistance.

“We shall lend you a willing hand and help you in making your life stable, so that later you can manage on your own!”


Director of the Welfare Department of the Riga City Council is Irēna Kondrāte.


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