Riffa Social Development Center



The Social Development Center's Name:

Riffa Social Development Center

Inauguration Year: 1982
Governorate: Southern Governorate


Building No. 255, Road No. 2508, Block No. 925 East Riffa

Telephone no.: 17102329 - 17102330 -  Fax no.: 17102393

Official Working Hours:

From Sunday to Thursday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location on Google Maps:

Riffa Social Development Center




Measuring the impact


of actions taken

Publication of

Service Agreement

Customer Service


Center Halls reservation Form

Schedule of training courses at Riffa Social  Center

Beneficiaries’  survey form

Form 14 – Event Survey Form

Beneficiaries satisfaction survey form on servicesat social centers

Training Schedule Tabel

Riffa Social Center Feedback Form

Beneficiaries’ satisfaction survey form on services at Riffa Community Center 2019

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Waiting times for visitors:


The center is open to receive visitors from 7a.m. to 2p.m., except for the Social Assistance Department.


The time taken to provide services at the center as follows:

E-Mail: SA_Riffa@mlsd.gov.bh

Social Assistance Service

1.    Social assistance service: 5-10 minutes.

Tel: 17102371

Social Assistance Form
E-Mail: RiffaRegistration@mlsd.gov.bh

2.    Social Research Service: 10 - 15 minutes.

3.    Registration of Training Courses: 5-10 minutes

4.    Family Guidance Service (Click here)

Tel: 17102343

Direct Telephone No.: 17873620

Online Jobes Guidance 5.    Employment Service

eRegistaration for Job Seekers Form

Registration of New Job Seekers

Job Seekers Registraion Form

About Riffa Social Development Center:


The Riffa Social Center was established by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development to deliver its services and implement its policies in the areas of care and social development in local communities. It is considered a mini-enterprise represented by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development that includes the most important branches of its administration and divisions that are directly related to broad segments of the beneficiary groups, or those targeted to benefit from the services and activities of the center.


Services by Riffa Social Development Center:


This center is considered one of the comprehensive social centers, as it provides development and care services and programs to citizens in the regions and villages it covers. Among the most important of these services are the following:

1. Providing cultural, educational and social events, activities and programs that contribute to achieving national unity among all segments of society.

2. Social assistance service: social security, financial support, disability allowance, housing fire compensation, reduction of electricity and water charges, cash compensation for meat, provision of aids and prosthetic devices.

3. Family Counselling Service: through which psychological services and family counselling are provided to all individuals in society through the adoption of preventive-therapeutic- developmental approaches, in order to reach the stability and continuity of the family.

4.    Employment service for the unemployed.

5.    Family developmental programs: a series of training courses and productive units are implemented through the social centers, which aim to develop theoretical and practical skills and experiences, contribute to the acquisition of new experiences and the development of the previous ones for self-development, as well as open up prospects in the labour market that will increase their personal income.

6.    Children and youth development programs: a number of activities and scientific and practical programs are implemented through social centers, which are offered in the morning and evening periods.

7.    Providing family services for families that have issues between their members (such as accommodating the divorcees' children) and providing the necessary facilities for communication between children and parents and accommodating them at the social centers, in a suitable safe environment.

8.    Implementing a number of joint social and cultural events, programs and activities with local community institutions, in order to achieve the principle of community partnership and to achieve necessary and important goals for the groups of society.

9.    Celebrate local, Arab and international events.

10.    Achieving social welfare and security for citizens, enhancing the role of the family in society, and overcoming all difficulties to achieve the goals of community partnership.




















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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