The Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office shall provide social protection and promote the rights and welfare of the poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals, families and communities to contribute to the poverty alleviation an empowerment through social welfare and development policies, developed appropriate programs, projects and services implementation in coordination with GO’s, NGO’s and the private sectors.

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Background
Functional Statement

  1. Establish baseline data of different sectoral groups to identify the marginalized/indigent members of the impoverished sector in need of assistance.
  2. Provide assistance to the marginalized sector of the municipality such as: Children, Youth, Women, Solo Parents, Senior Citizens, Differently-abled Persons, Sexually Abused Women and Children and victims of drug addiction and victims of man-made and natural disaster/calamities.
  3. Establish partnership/coordinate with different NGAs, PLGU, NGOs, academe to augment the limited resources of the municipality to respond to the need of the marginalized sector of the municipality.
  4. Facilitate organization/formation of different sectoral groups to empower them and participate in the development of their sector.
  5. Facilitate in making the local special bodies functional especially the Council for the Protection of Women and Children both at the municipal and barangay levels.

Objectives

  1. To conduct profiling of different sectoral groups to identify the marginalized/indigent members of the impoverished sector in need of assistance.
  2. To enhance staff complement assisting the marginalized sector of the municipality such as: Children, Youth, Women, Solo Parents, Senior Citizens, Differently-abled Persons, Sexually Abused Women and Children and victims of drug addiction and victims of man-made and natural disasters and calamities.
  3. To improve/establish partnership and coordination with different NGAs, PLGU, NGOs, academe to augment the limited resources of the municipality to respond to the need of the marginalized sector of the municipality.
  4. To organize/strengthen different formation of sectoral groups to empower them and participate in the development of their sector and be accredited in the Sangguniang Bayan to access funds from the Gender and Development Fund of the muncipality.
  5. To assist in making the local special bodies functional especially the Council for the Protection of Women and Children both at the municipal and barangay levels.
Services Offered
  1. Social Case Study Report (SCSR 2-3 DAYS)
  2. Case Summary Report (CSR) – 2 -3 days
  3. Referrals Letters to other Agencies for access to social services
    • Hospitals, Govt. Offices, Home for the Aged, Institutions, etc
  4. Guidance and Counseling Services
  5. Issuance of Certificates of Indigency
  6. Or Certificates of Eligibility to avail Medical/Hospital Assistance for discounts
  7. Issuance of Certifications
  8. Issuance of National OSCA Privileged Cards
  9. Issuance of PWDS IDs
  10. Issuance of Purchase Slips for medicines for the Sr. Citizens & PWDs (less 20%)
  11. Issuance of Purchase Booklets for groceries for the Sr. Citizens & PWDs (5% discounts)
  12. Issuance of Solo Parents IDs
  13. Local PHILHEALTH ng Masa for Indigents
  14. Issuance of PHILHEALTH Membership Registration Form (PMRF)
  15. Issuance of Certification that the applicants is already recommended for Philhealth Ng Masa
  16. Issuance of Certification that the applicants is already recommended for OSCA ID Card
  17. Provision of Relief Assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPS) (EVACUEES)
  18. Provision of Rehabilitative Assistance to IDPs, ejected squatters, etc.
  19. Provision of social protective services to:
    • Victims of violence and abuses to women and children (VAWC)
    • Children in need of special protection (CNSP) abandoned and neglected
    • Children in conflict with the law (CICL), juvenile delinquents with diversion programs and interventions
    • Out of school youths (10 y.o. -22 y.o. single)
    • Socially disadvantaged women, families and young adults with no access
    • Recovered drug addicts, recovered mental patients, released prisoners
  20. Strengthening organized institutions:
    • Federation of Sr. Citizens Assoc. of the Philippines (FSCAP) – 1986
    • Senior Citizens Association (SCA) Barangay Chapters – 1986
    • Day Care Parents Groups Association (DCWA) 1987
    • Aleosan Association of Disabled Persons (AADAP) – 1998
    • KALIPI (Kalipunan Ng Liping Pilipina) – 1994
    • Aleosan Solo Parents Club – 2006
    • BSPMC (Barangay Sub-Project Management Committee) 2014
    • Disaster Volunteers Group of MSSDD – 1990s
  21. Facilitate/Implement Nat’l Assisted Programs/Projects:
    • UNICEF – Early Childhood Care & Dev’t. thru DCCs, SNP
    • DSWD – Bottoms-Up Budget/GPB Projects (Infra, Protective Services)
    • PAMANA – 57 Barangays
    • DSWD – Supplemental Feeding Program for 3-4 y.o Day Care enrollees
  22. Day Care Centers & Supervised Neighborhood Play (SNP)
  23. Issue Local Travel Permits to Minor (Within Philippines)
  24. Endorsement of Applicants for Minors to Travel Abroad
  25. Capability Buildings/Skills Training – to DCWS, to Volunteers, to Organizations, to Families, Community, etc.
  26. Information/Education/Communications – Advocacy
  27. Restorative and Rehabilitative Services to Sr. Citizens & PWDS
  28. Pre-Marriage Counselling Services