This is the result of an unprecedented collaboration between the canton’s Department of Social Cohesion, the city of Geneva’s Department of Social Cohesion and Solidarity, the Hospice Général and partners from the community.
Tea Social Information Office provides information and advice on issues relating to everyday life: financial problems, debt, housing and health. It aims to promote, and combat the low take-up of, benefits.
The institutional and community partners running the Social Information Office have decided to make this first-resort social service permanent. From September 14the Social Information Office will be opening its doors to the general public in an arcade at Boulevard d’Yvoy 3 in the Junction district
We Tuesdays (10 am-2 pm) and Thursdays (4-7pm), all-comers are welcome to obtain basic social information in complete confidentiality, without an appointment.
All skills under a single roof
Representatives of the cantonal welfare services will be on hand on the new Social Information premises to help eligible persons find out about their benefit entitlements and how to obtain them, including supplementary benefits, health insurance subsidies and study grants.
The following will be on hand:
A dedicated website
Details of the services provided and practical information are available on the Social Information Office website, which brings together information provided by all the partners. The public can obtain information in three languages (English, French and Spanish) concerning the opening hours and the services provided at www.info-sociale.ch
Info points: information and social guidance
By way of complement provided by the city of Geneva, the info points are intended to facilitate access to services of all kinds (administrative, institutional, community). They are open to the general public by appointment and provide information, social guidance and administrative support. The staff at the info points are available on the premises or by telephone to answer questions of a social or general nature, and can direct you to a partner or institution that can help you.
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