Abu Dhabi Executive Council has issued a resolution to form the Board of Trustees of the Family Care Authority, Chaired by His Excellency Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili.

Other board members are His Excellency Counsellor Youssef Saeed Al Abri, His Excellency Mubarak Hamad Al Mheiri, Her Excellency Dr Noura Khamis Al Ghaithi, His Excellency Major General Maktoum Ali Al Sharifi, and Her Excellency Sana Mohamad Suhail.

Under the leadership of its new Board of Trustees, the Family Care Authority will continue its responsibilities of providing specialised and integrated services to meet the needs of families in the field of family care, adopting a holistic and streamlined approach in addressing social challenges through integrated case management and collaboration with social sector entities, to achieve the highest quality standards in line with adopted policies.

Abu Dhabi Executive Council has also approved the expansion of the authority’s roles and responsibilities including expanding the scope of the authority’s mandate to integrate the roles and services of Abu Dhabi Center for Sheltering and Humanitarian Care - Ewaa to form a unified ecosystem that provides specialised family care, in addition to sheltering and humanitarian care services, rehabilitation and empowerment programmes, psychological and social support, and counseling for victims of violence and human trafficking. This will ensure effective integration of efforts and services to build a strong and sustainable system that provides beneficiaries with high-quality services within a unified framework that serves family wellbeing.