"A society where the poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals, families and communities are empowered for an
improved quality of life.”
"To provide social protection and promote the rights welfare of the poor, vulnerable and the disadvantaged individuals,
families and communities that will contribute to poverty alleviation and empowerment through Social Welfare Development policies,
programs, projects and services implemented with or through LGUs, NGOs, POs, GOs and other members of civil society."