The Ministry leads the social work march in its official and national sectors, assisted in shouldering the responsibility by institutions and agencies that continue to play a critical and important role in the fields of social services, and turning the wheels of social development and construction, in order to attain the Jordanian society's objectives of development and achievement. It believes that the spirit of the present era and requirements of life require being up-to-date in the world of science and modernization, working towards success, and transferring the Jordanian citizen into a better future.
The Ministry undertakes a number of activities, programs and services in areas such as the family, childhood, social defense, and special education. Activities associated with these issues are numerous, including planning, follow-up and improved performance, resulting in added dedication towards achieving the profound objectives sought in developing the human being and helping people help themselves, by themselves, for their benefit and for the interest of their society, thus realizing the famous proverb “It is better to teach someone how to fish than to give him a fish”. What a great thing it is to plant, and what a greater thing it is to harvest.