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Law on social services and social assistance.
Social security (general standards); Social assistance and services
Adopted on (Date of text)
Scope of text
Type of legislation (Type of text)
Determines principles for social work, care, assistance and rehabilitation (including vocational rehabilitation) services and persons eligible for such services as well as principles of financing social assistance.
Implementing Text region
Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 1067 on the procedure to receive social rehabilitation services and requirements for institutions rendering such services.
Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 373 on the procedure for receiving social services and social assistance
Amending Text region
Amendments to the Law on social services and social assistance.
Law No. LV 19 (4211) to Amend Law on Law on Social Services and Social Assistance
Repealed Text region
Law on Social Assistance.
Related Text region
Governmental Decree No. 291 on Requirements for Social Service Providers.
Electronic source title
Translation and Terminology Centre
LVA63233 ENG.pdf (PDF of Act as amended to 21/01/2010)