The Department of Public Benefit at the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy is responsible for establishing the right conditions for the development of non-governmental organisations and other entities operating in the area of public gain. It also sets the conditions for the development of the social economy and voluntary services in Poland, as well as for cooperation between public administration and the third sector.
The Department of Public Benefit is responsible for the implementation and promotion of solutions adopted in the Act of Law on Public Benefit and Volunteer Work. Moreover, the Department of Public Benefit is responsible for creating legal frameworks for non-governmental organisations development as well as other entities conducting public service activities. It is in charge of supporting the development of voluntary work, and for the cooperation of public administration with the third sector.