Thanks to medical care and paramedical care – nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy – at home, everyone has access to health care. Sometimes it can even be an alternative to hospitalisation.
The health and welfare sector in the Brussels-Capital Region currently boasts more than 5,000 organisations. An overview of all organisations and services active in the welfare and health sector can be found on the website of Social Brussels. It contains, among others, leads for home helps or family helpers, for example.
On the website of the Common Community Commission, you can search for a service for home care in Brussels based on the name or the municipality.
De Sociale Kaart (The Social Map)
The De Sociale Kaart website provides an overview of services, organisations and facilities in the health and welfare sector.
The Brussels Zakboekje (Brussels Booklet)
The Brussels Health and Welfare Council, with the support of the Flemish Community Commission (FCC), also publishes the Brussels Zakboekje (Brussels Booklet). A copy can be ordered through the website of the Knowledge Centre for Welfare, Housing and Care (WWZ).
The Brussels Support Centre for Homeless Care is called La Strada. This organisation gathers information and organises consultations between various organisations working on the issue of homelessness. An overview of the possibilities of homelessness assistance can be found on their website.
Information about home help and care at home can be found on the French Community Commission (COCOF) website (only available in French).
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