1. To formulate and advocate policies according to internationally and nationally accepted standards in the areas of prevention of the causes of disability, rehabilitation and equalization of opportunities for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs).

2. To develop, promote and regularly review the national plan for the prevention, rehabilitation, full participation and equalization of opportunities for persons with disabilities.

3. To coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of policies, plans and programs.

4. To advocate/promote respect for rights and privilege of persons with disabilities.