The Community Development Authority was established by a pronouncement of H,H. sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, vice-president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai in July 2008 to set up and building up a system for social improvement, and expects to accomplish the objectives sketched out in the Dubai strategic plans. They control the general supervision to accomplish social division yields, and give the arrangements of social administrations with the end goal to make a coordinated and effective administration framework for the advancement of social administrations in Dubai that will incorporate the readiness, execution, and supervision of extensive key designs, and proposing enactment identified with social administrations to enhance the yields of the social improvement area.
They provide social services for the elderly, determined people, financial empowerment, social benefits, vulnerable groups, family, children, youths and community centers and majali.
They likewise provide monitor human rights, raise awareness and resolve complaints. They are in-charge of civil society organization licensing and permits, social professional licensing and social care facility permit. They also provide e-service facility for the social benefits, elderly, human rights services, social care facility permit, social care professional licensing and many more.