Salwa Club for Disabled



Note: We would like to inform you that the Salwa Club for Disabled is currently closed and will reopen after the inauguration of the Comprehensive Disability Complex located in A'Ali.


In recognition of the general principles of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in particular Article (30) of the Convention, which states clearly the right of the disabled to participate in cultural life, leisure, entertainment and sports activities, in the light of the Ministry's belief in taking all necessary measures to enforce these provisions of the Convention and in implementation of the Ministry's strategic objectives, especially the third strategy objective regarding the development of social and rehabilitative integration services for persons with disabilities, the Ministry, since 2013, has endeavored to establish Salwa Club for Disabled to integrate persons with disabilities into community-based morning rehabilitation clubs.



Club Registration Form

Form 2

Form 3





  1. To complete the rehabilitative and social role provided in governmental, rehabilitative and private centers by virtue of integrating persons with disabilities who wish to continue developing their capabilities and making the best use of their free time in morning clubs after graduating from various rehabilitation centers;
  2. To offer the opportunity to rehabilitate those who have not been able to enroll in the various rehabilitation programs since their inception so as to enroll them in an environment suitable for their age group.


Requirements for Service Admission and Application Documents:


  1. The applicant must be a Bahraini national or born to a Bahraini mother having a permanent resident status in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  2. Both sexes are admitted from the age of 15 to 45 years.
  3. The applicant must be self-reliant in exercising daily life skills.
  4. The applicant must pass the personal interview based on observation and evaluation.
  5. The applicant must fill out an application form to join the club by his guardian, and submit a medical report clearly stating the applicant’s condition.
  6. The applicant must prepare a social research.
  7. The applicant must abide by the laws and rules applicable to the club.
  8. The applicant must commit to daily work hours and provide an acceptable excuse in case of absence.
  9. The membership of any affiliate to the club may be withdrawn based on the behavioral and health reports and observations undertaken by the club's supervisors that do not meet the admission requirements.

Categories that the Club Receives:

It is the category of mild to moderate intellectual disability and simple mobility disability.

Age group: From the age of 15 to 45 years

Club Programs:

First: Vocational Qualification Program:

The club undertakes the task of providing many services and rehabilitation programs that contribute to the development of applicants' abilities and capabilities and qualify them by means of training in vocational workshops, handicrafts and housekeeping.

Second: Psychological Care Programs:

  1. To conduct psychological tests for applicants to determine their abilities and potentials;
  2. To provide individual treatment education in full conformity with the traits of each case, "Behavior Adjustment";
  3. To provide group treatment education;

Third: Social Welfare Program:

  1. To examine the members’ social status and to record all the ups and downs in contact with their status;
  2. To organize field visits to public and private institutions;
  3. To offer home visits to study the social status of members;
  4. To provide means of transportation to transport members from home to the club and vice versa;

Fourth: Cultural, Sports and Entertainment Programs:

  1. To organize entertainment and educational trips for members;
  2. To provide members with the opportunity to read newspapers, magazines, and educational television programs, and to play educational and entertaining games;
  3. To organize entertainment festivals and parties on the occasions celebrated by the Kingdom of Bahrain;
  4. To organize exhibitions to introduce members' products;
  5. To provide members with the opportunity to participate in all internal and external social activities;
  6. To participate in all sports activities for persons with disabilities at the local and international levels;
  7. To organize physical education classes within the daily program and to participate in local and international championships.

Fifth: Training Programs for the Center's Employees:

1.    To organize training courses in various fields of special education and vocational rehabilitation at the local and regional levels;
2.    To organize lectures and refresher training courses during the academic year;
3.    To participate in training courses organized by local universities and the centers of persons with similar disabilities;
4.    To exchange exploratory visits among centers for persons with disabilities to benefit from their experiences;
5.    To participate in local and international conferences;

End of the Relationship:

1.    When the member dies;
2.    When the guardian requests to terminate the case services received from the club;
3.    When the applicant does not respond to the programs applied at the club after the scheduled trial period ends;
4.    When the member becomes 45 years old;
5.    When conditions in the club become inadequate to satisfy the needs and development of the applicant;
6.    When the member becomes absent for seven consecutive days or for two weeks on a sporadic basis without valid reasons;
7.    When his condition turns out to be dangerous for himself and other applicants despite the efforts made to adjust his behavior;
8.    When one or more of the conditions for admission are not fulfilled;
9.    When the member fails to comply with the regulations, procedures and instructions in force at the club;

Case Custodial Procedures:

1.    To record detailed information about the case in the behavior adjustment forms;
2.    To prepare reports on the case by the center's work team;
3.    To discuss the issue of the case with the psychiatrist;
4.    To summon the parents to discuss the case encountered problem;
5.    To dispatch notices to the guardian to urge the case to attend in event of his absence;
6.    To furnish suggestions by the club's work team to the Social Rehabilitation Directorate and to work on implementing the Department’s decisions;









































































































































































































































































































































































































































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