Social Workers’ Day in Belarus Date in the current year: January 5, 2024

Social Workers’ Day in Belarus January 5 is Social Workers’ Day in Belarus. This professional holiday was established according to a presidential decree issued on March 26, 1998.

Social Workers’ Day in Belarus was introduced to highlight the importance of the social protection system. Social protection in Belarus, as well as in other countries of the world, plays a very important role in helping the poor, setting different social payments (like pension and allowance), supporting senior citizens etc.

There 156 territorial centers of social protection in Belarus, which over 1.5 million people. Over 75,000 seniors and handicapped receive service at home. The Belorussian system of social state aid also assists the poor in increasing their income, raising it to the minimal state guarantee.

Social workers also give psychological and medical aid and provide handicapped with rehabilitation and adaptation. Family issues are among of the most acute for social workers. State aid and facilities are provided for families with children.

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