The Department of Social Welfare & Community Development assists the Assembly to formulate and implement social welfare and community development policies within the framework of national policy. It also coordinates and promotes social development programmes and policies to improve the welfare of people and communities in the Service.
The department represents the MMDAs and the regional planning units on issues pertaining to social and community development. It plans, initiates and coordinates community-based projects, day care centers and services for the rehabilitation of the physically challenged.
The Department by its mandate undertakes the following activities: