- On disability matters
State Medical Commission for the Assessment of Health Condition and Working Ability (SMCAHCWA) information phone 80205009 (free)
- On pensions, maternity allowances and other types of social insurance
State Social Insurance Agency (SSIA) information phone 64507020
- On unemployment situations
State Employment Agency information phone 80200206 (free)
- On matters of protection of children’s rights
Trust phone for children and teenagers 116111
- On social assistance
Methodological Management and Control Department of the Ministry of Welfare: phone 67021661
- On social services
Department of Social Services of the Ministry of Welfare: phone 67021665
- On matters related to operation of extended social care institution in conditions of Covid-19 infection spread Unified information phone of the Ministry of Welfare 80200992 (free), e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Other matters
Phone 80205100 (free)
- Reception of visitors
To industry specialists: by appointment. See list of employees.
Please take into account that individual communication operator may not include calls to phone numbers of the Ministry of Welfare in free or standard tariff plans.
Content and technical support of the home page: email@example.com
To the department experts: accordingly to appointments fixed beforehand. Please, see the list of experts.
To the administration of ministry: accordingly to appointments fixed beforehand. Phone: 80205100 (toll free)
The nearest public transport stop „Gertrudes Street”
Public transport in direction to the city center.
Trolleybuses: 4, 14, 17, 31, 34.
Buses: 3, 6, 9, 16, 20, 21, 50.
Public transport in direction from the city center.
Trolleybuses: 4, 12, 14, 17, 31, 34.
Buses: 3, 6, 9, 16, 21, 50.
Accessibility in the Ministry of Welfare
The Ministry of Welfare building is located in a historic building built in the early 20th century on 28 School Str., Riga, so ensuring the availability of the environment throughout the building is difficult. The Ministry is deployed in two hulls, in six floors. The building has no elevator.
Ministry of Welfare Building on 28 School Str., Riga
Meetings with ministry specialists shall be organised in the White Hall of the Ministry, which shall be accessible to visitors with disabilities.
Entrance to the White Hall
To reach the room, a vertical hoist is installed in the room, which can be used independently or by assisting.
At the entrance to the building, there is a call button. The call shall be answered by a security officer who will organise access and communication with the responsible employee.
Call button at the entrance to the building
In order to enter the courtyard of the Ministry without stepping out of the transport, the security officer may be contacted by telephone, calling 67021693.
A person with disabilities who uses specialised transport has the possibility to park in the courtyard of the Ministry building for a visit.
- Monday 8.30 - 17.00
- Tuesday 8:15 - 17.00
- Wednesday 8:15 - 17.00
- Thursday 8:15 - 17.00
- Friday 8.15 - 16.00
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed