Social promotion

Tunisia is one of the first Arabic countries which has established Social Security System to achieve social justice and regional balance taking into consideration the basic recommendation mentioned in the International labour convention, 1952 (No. 102)

In Tunisia, the social system provides services and benefits for its members among its eight branches of social security to protect them from 

social contingencies that may occur during their professional life.

To benefit from one of these legal social security system , it is absolutely required that each individual should acquires the status of an employee or employer regardless of whether he is in private or public sector. In addition, Tunisian legislator has created legal regimes which almost take into account specifies of employment sectors.

As a result, these laws grant certain social and professional privileges that vary according to social security system adopted in the Status of beneficiary.

 

Social Promotion Programs are Targeting :

People with Disabilities

Poor and Low-income categories

Categories living at risk and without family support

Services

Attribution of the disabled person's card

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Renewal of handicap card

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Attributing Integration Equipment

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Creating sources of income for people with disabilities and able to work

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Safeguarding of disabled person by a host family

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Creating private institutions for special education, rehabilitation and vocational training for people with disabilities.

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Social Grants for needy families

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Attributing free health care cards and low-cost treatement

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Grants on religious feasts

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Grants to children of needy families benefiting from cash transfers.

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Grants to children of needy families under the age of 6 years old

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Grants to go back to school and University

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Occasional Grants

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Grants under the school social action program

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Adopting a child from the National Institute of Child Protection

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Sponsoring of a child from the National Institute for Child Protection

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Placing children with foster families of National Institute for Child Protection

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Website of the National Institute for Child Protection

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Structures, Institutions and associations

National Federation of the Blind

Federation of associations working in the field of disability

address: 72 Street Habib Bourguiba 2000 Bardo

phone:71503710

Vocational Rehabilitation Center for Physical Movement Minors and Life Accidents - Qasr Said

address: 6 Nahj Gibran Khalil Gibran - Manouba 2010

phone:71606740 - 71606738

Health and educational complex for minors of organic movement in Nabeul

address: Mongi Selim Street 8000 Nabeul

phone:72221722

Living unit for elderly people with disabilities

address: 42500 Ezzahrouni El hrairia 2051

phone:97912938

Centers and Institutions

See the map

274

Social Promotion Units

25

Departments of Social Promotion

The regional administration of social affairs in Tunisia

phone:54225003

Centers and Institutions

See the map

24

Defence and Social Integration Center

2

Children's social protection centers in Tunis and Sidi Bouzid

Health Care Institution for threatened children

3

Supervision and Social Orientation center of Tunis, Sousse and Sfax

They take care temporally of anyone living under a precarious social situation, in particular, who are without family support and homeless

Programs and projects

Provision of care and accommodation services for adults with disabilities without support through the establishment of shelters…

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Attribution of disability cards

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Accreditation programme for accessible compensatory machines for persons with disabilities who are not members of social security…

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Family Deposit Program

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Support and rehabilitation of competent education centres and associations working in the field of disability

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Social Security Program

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Programme for the Protection of Children in Conflict with the Law

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Programme for the Pledge of Victims of Trafficking in Persons

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"Social Aid" Programme for Social Groups Missing Material and Moral Support

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"Program" for the maintenance of women and children victims of violence

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Program to combat the phenomenon of violent extremism

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Together Against Child Labour Programme

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Second Opportunity Programme for Adolescents 12-18

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Follow-up programme for demobilized prisons and educational reform centres

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Législative decree

  • Decree of the Head of Government dated May 5, 2021 fixing the list of associations provided for in article 25 bis of decree n° 2013-5183 dated November 18, 2013 fixing the criteria, procedures and conditions for granting public funding to associations

  • Governmental decree n° 2021-310 dated May 5, 2021, relating to the exceptional extension of the deadlines for the application of article 25 bis of decree n° 2013-5183 dated November 18, 2013 fixing the criteria, procedures and conditions for granting publ

  • Decree n° 2013-5183 dated November 18, 2013 fixing the conditions, criteria and procedures for granting public funding to associations

  • Decision of the Minister of Social Affairs No. 03 of April 15, 2020, regarding the appointment of members of the technical committee in charge of examining the demands for obtaining public funding for associations

  • Law No. 2016-41 dated May 16, 2016 amending directive law No. 2005-83 dated August 15, 2005 related to the advancement and protection of persons with disabilities