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.




  • Flashke from January-March available

    Flashke from January-March available

    The January-February-March issue of Flashke, the newsletter of the Community Centres, is available on The newsletter is only available in Dutch and French.

  • Cold wave plan is ready!

    Cold wave plan is ready!

    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 2016.

  • Winter plan for homeless

    Winter plan for homeless

    The Public Welfare Centre (CPAS/OCMW) of Brussels has an emergency plan for the homeless because of the winter weather. Homeless people can call the free number 0800 99 340 of Samusocial.