About the Boards

Case management by the boards must be satisfactory, expeditious, and inspire confidence. All parties have the right to be heard, treated equally, and receive the necessary guidance. All parties are entitled to an attorney, paid for by the state.

International Obligations

The boards ensure that decisions are consistent with human rights and international conventions ratified by Norway. Read more about International Obligations

Organization Chart

The County Social Welfare Boards are an agency within the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality. The boards are free of influence when they carry out their judicial function. Read more about Organization Chart

Annual Reports

Click here to read the most recent annual reports for the County Social Welfare Boards. Read more about Annual Reports