The Mandate of the Ministry of Youth and Social Development is to initiate, formulate, execute, monitor and evaluate policies relating to Youth and Social Development. These includes the following:

  • Youth Development matters
  • Citizenship and Leadership Training
  • Youth Exchange programmes
  • National Youth Award Scheme and others
  • Youth Clubs
  • Registration and Relations with adult voluntary organizations
  • National Youth day Celebration
  • Relations with National Orientation Agency
  • Medical Social work
  • Registration of Non Governmental Organizations, Orphanages and Homes relating to social welfare Services
  • Social welfare including Family and Juvenile welfare service schools, Social work, Acdult probation services and Children matters
  • Institutional Care of Juvenile deliquents
  • Rehabilitation and Vocational Training of Destitute and handicapped persons
  • Institutional care of the aged
  • Supervision and monitoring of Social welfare committees
  • Relations with National and state Social Workers
  • Regulation and management of old people Home
  • International case work as it affects Fostering, Child Custody, Establishment of Contact between Children and parentsand the Rights of Fostered Children
  • Supervision of Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA)
  • Juvenile Justice Administration - Juvenile offenders, probation service, Juvenile court and Family Court




Our Vision is to be and remain the model youth and Social Development Agency in Nigeria and Beyond.



Our Mission is to Create an Enabling Environment that promotes Youth and Social Development Services that gives succor to the vulnerable driven by a highly committed and motivated Personnel.


  • Established in Year 2012 to safeguard people living with disabilities against all forms of discrimination and equalize their opportunities in all aspects of living in the Society.
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