An empowered society where the poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged sectors have immediate and equitable access to opportunities for an improved quality of life.



As the authority in the Social Welfare and Development sector, the DSWD develops, implements, enables, and coordinates SWD policies and programs for and with the poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged.


Core Values and DSWD Brand

The DSWD Core Values:

  • Maagap at Mapagkalinga
  • Mahusay
  • Matapat