Social & health
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The City of Brussels is worried about all its inhabitants and supports, with the CPAS, those who face social problems.
The Public Welfare Centre (CPAS), the City itself and other associations work in the social domain.
Diverse services intervene for health problems.
The 'BuurtPensioen - Pens(i)onQuartier' project wants to encourage people (regardless of their age and origin) to voluntarily support or care for other people in the quarter.
The January, February and March issue of Flashke, the newsletter of the Community Centres, is available on www.brussels.be. The newsletter is only available in Dutch and French.
The City of Brussels set up a new cold wave plan for the winter. People who suffer from isolation or who are in a precarious situation can take their precautions and contact 0800 35 550. The plan will be active till 31 March 2017.
Samusocial has an emergency plan for the homeless because of the winter weather. Homeless people can call the free number 0800 99 340.