Social Insurance

The website of the Department of Social Insurance Services offers easy access to information in connection with the rights and obligations of employees and employers in the field of Social Security.

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The Social Welfare Services (SWS) of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance aims are: safeguarding social cohesion and social solidarity; providing social protection and social inclusion; combating poverty and social exclusion and promoting equal opportunities and the interests of individuals, families and communities.

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Support Groups and Cancer Charities

Samaritans trained volunteers provide listening and face-to-face support from their centres in Paphos and Limassol
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Domestic Abuse Helpline
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Alcoholics Anonymous
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Cancer Charities

The Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF) is a voluntary, non-profit, charitable organisation
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Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society
Established in 1971 it is a registered charity that cares for people with cancer providing complete palliative care services.
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Help Desk

Do you need advice on matters relating to living, working or retiring in Cyprus?

Whether you already live on island or plan to move out to Cyprus, the Cyprus Residents Planning Group can help navigate you through the visa and residency permit procedures.