Department of Community Development Abu Dhabi

Who we are

Our Vision

Dignified life for all

Our Mission

To promote a sustainable society and economy that is transparent and responsive to the needs of diverse communities across the emirate of Abu Dhabi through the active participation of all local agencies.

Our Values

We are guided by the values of respect, credibility, empathy, responsibility, passion for giving, and kindness.

The Department Of Community Development rests on three main aspirations:

  • A decent standard of living for every member of the community
  • A tolerant and inclusive society founded on cohesive families
  • An active and responsible community
Community Engagement and Sports Sector
Community Engagement and Sports Sector

The Community Engagement and Sports sector address participation gaps, licenses for practice, among other...

Community Development Sector
Community Development Sector

The Community Development Sector is responsible for supporting and empowering the role of families and the...

Social Monitoring and Innovation Sector
Social Monitoring and Innovation Sector

The Social Monitoring and Innovation Sector aims to monitor social phenomena across all segments of the...

Ma'an

Our story

'Together We Are Good’ programme

The first project of Ma’an’s Social Fund which enables community contributions to help solve social challenges, the ‘Together We Are Good’ programme encourages social responsibility by providing a platform for individuals and companies to contribute financially or through in-kind contributions. The Social Fund is the official government channel to receive contributions from the community to tackle pressing social challenges and the ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will continue to support the health sector on an ongoing basis, even after the current challenges are over.

Social Care Professional Licensing

Social Care Professional Licensing

In line with our vision of promoting and ensuring a “Dignified life for all”, we are constantly monitoring the social care practice in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and are keen on ensuring that the highest quality of service is provided by competent, qualified and licensed practitioners.

Our Story

Our story

Our Story

The Department of Community Development is committed to the social welfare of everyone who calls Abu Dhabi home. Its foundations are based on the vision of our nation’s Founding Father, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who recognised that social welfare and development are important enablers of prosperity and growth. We are guided by the values of respect, credibility, empathy, responsibility, passion for giving and kindness. Our aspiration is to ensure a dignified life for all.

Quality of Life Questionnaire – Abu Dhabi 2019

General Social Survey

Quality of Life Questionnaire – Abu Dhabi 2019

As part of ongoing efforts to improve the life of the community in Abu Dhabi and achieve a ‘Dignified life for all’, the Department of Community Development is launching the second cycle of ‘Quality of Life Questionnaire’ for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.