The Social Services Administration

The Social Services Administration is responsible for the City’s social activities for children, young people and adults.

Service include preventive social measures, allocation of transfer payments, such as disability pensions and financial support in special cases.

Also, the administration handles the placing of children and young people in residential care, service offers for the disabled, the mentally ill and alcohol and drug abusers, as well as various social housing services.

Facts about the Social Services Administration

Core services: Disabilities, mental illness, abuse, homelessness, alcohol treatment, social housing services, placing of children and young people in residential care, disability pensions, non-residential folk high schools and preventive social measures.

Mayor: Karina Vestergård Madsen

Committee: Social services committee

Employees: 6,000

Budget: 7 billion kroner

Main professions: Social pedagogues, pedagogues, social workers, social and health assistants


The Social Services Administration

Bernstorffsgade 17

1577 København V