The Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) was established through a Presidential decree in 2016. This Ministry is key in providing and facilitating the provision of equitable social protection services to communities in order to contribute to sustainable human development.” It contributes to poverty reduction and improved quality of life of citizens in order to foster national development.
At Policy level, the Ministry is headed by a Cabinet Minister. At Executive level, the Ministry is headed by a Permanent Secretary. It has five (5) Directorate Departments as follows:-
Department of Human Resources and Administration;
Department of Planning and Information;
Department of Social Welfare;
Department of Community Development;
Department of Registrar of NGOs.