As a resource agency, PhilCOCHED's foremost function is to give educational, health, managerial, technical and policy assistance to member organizations in their effort to provide effective and efficient services to PWDs.
Part of the mission of PhilCOCHED is the empowerment of pwds through the organizations devoted to pwds. It accomplishes this by offering capacity building seminars and workshops for leaders, emerging leaders and individual members of its affiliate organizations
It operates a Disability Resource Library and collaborates with other NGOs, academic institutions on research efforts on disability. It promotes involvement in councils/ advisory bodies on disability.