Council for the Disabled

The Rauma Council for the Disabled is a cooperative body of disabled people’s organisations.

Its tasks are

  • to promote cooperation between the authorities, disabled people and disabled people’s organisations,
  • to monitor the development of disabled people’s needs,
  • to promote disabled people’s opportunities to participate in and influence decision-making in local government,
  • to monitor the development of services, support measures and other benefits for disabled people,
  • to make initiatives and proposals and
  • to give statements to the municipal authorities.

The Council is composed of six members, who rotate, representing the various organisations of disabled people. The secretary is the organisation coordinator.