The Department of Social Welfare and Development of ARMM is established to care, protect and rehabilitate individuals, families, and communities who are disadvantaged and have the least in life in terms of social welfare assistance and development interventions so that they could become more productive members of society and thereby participate in regional and national development.
Enable disadvantaged individuals, families and communities
to achieve quality of life through the provision of comprehensive
and responsive social welfare programs
and services in partnership with development stakeholders.
Individuals, families and communities
empowered and enjoying an improved quality of life.
Participate and help achieve lasting peace and development in the region and in Mindanao in accordance with the common aspirations of people and of the government as envisioned in the 1996 GRP-MNLF Peace Agreement and similar initiatives being forged between the government and the MILF, and other groups.