Local authorities and municipalities

These institutions play an essential role in the daily life of the people of Brussels in areas such as social assistance, waste and bulk collection, the management of municipal roads, and safety.

These associations provide a structure for partnerships between CPASs and other public institutions or public or private legal entities.

The municipalities

Municipalities are close to the population and thus form the basic political entity for citizens. Citizens are linked to their community by their place of residence or stay, they can go there for administrative formalities and they go there to vote. Brussels municipalities offer citizens a wide range of services.

The public social welfare centres (CPAS)

CPASs ensure dignified living conditions by providing various social assistance to citizens.

The police zones

The federal police and local police forces operate in police zones covering several municipalities.

Municipal direction

Entities that ensure the management of municipal institutions and services.

The intercommunal associations

Entities active in various sectors such as water, sanitation, services to the deceased, telecommunications and cable television.

Local authorities

Entities that manage communal establishments and services, offer a structure for partnerships and provide funding and expertise for specific CPAS missions.

Mont-de-Piété / Berg van Barmhartigheid

A public financial institution providing pledge loans.

Institutions managing secular affairs of worship

Entities that manage material and financial aspects that enable the exercise of worship.

IRIS Hospital Network

Entity that groups together several hospitals and divides them into geographical zones.

Chapter XII associations

These associations provide a structure for partnerships between CPASs and other public institutions or public or private legal entities.