The Department facilitates the mobilization and use of available human and material resources to improve the living standards of individuals, groups, families and communities within an effectively decentralized system of administration.

The Department also prevents and responds to social exclusion and mal adjustment within  the context of national and sub national development efforts.


To take the lead in integrating the disadvantaged, vulnerable and excluded in mainstream of Development


Work in partnership with individuals, families, groups and communities to improve their social wellbeing through their active participation in promoting development with equity.


  • Mobilise communities in undertaking social development projects and programmes
  • Assist communities to undertake self-help initiated development projects
  • Provide assistance and Social Protection services to the vulnerable
  • Serve on Family Tribunal at Court
  • Ensure child right Promotion and Protection
  • Assist groups and persons to undertake income generating activities.
  • Support Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme
  • Disburses 3% of District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) to Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
  • Support extension Services to other Agencies and Non-Government organization