Social welfare - Care & Protection of Children under Difficult Situations
The CSWDO aid and support children and youth whose basic needs such as food, clothing, education and protection have been deliberately neglected or unattended by their parents or guardians, or who have been victims of any form of child abuse.
The following are the services provided to the city’s children and youth:
A. Early Childhood Care and Development Program
a. Daycare Service – provision of supplemental parental care to 0 to 6 years old exploited or abandoned during part of the day when parents cannot attend to his needs.
|1. Enrollment |
Parents shall bring their children, ages 3 to 6 years old, to their respective Barangay Day Care Center for enrollment.
|Child’s Birth Certificate Yellow card from the Barangay Health Center ||Registration Fee – P50.00 Monthly Participation Fee – P30.00 |
|2. Submission of Requirements|
Parents shall submit the child’s birth certificate and secure a yellow card from the Barangay Health Center.
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|3. Payment of Fees|
Parents shall pay the registration fee and the monthly participation fee.
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B. Rescue and Rehabilitation program
This covers the following clientele: street children, abandoned/neglected children, physically abused children, emotionally abused children, and sexually abused children (victims of rape, incest and acts of lasciviousness)
|1. Intake of client|
CSWDO officer shall welcome clients (walk-in, referred, recovered, by court order or outreach) and conducts an initial interview.
| No fees required|
|2. Data Gathering|
CSWDO shall further socio-economic data gathering through interviews, home visits, contact of families/relatives and collateral contact of friends/peers. The client’s medical information shall also be gathered (physical examination, dental check up, psychiatric evaluation).
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|3. Formulation of Treatment Plan & Preparation of Case Study|
The treatment plan and case study report shall be formulated by CSWDO through consultations with client and his/her family and staff involved, then a case conference with the client, his/her parents/guardian, teachers, psychologist/psychiatrist, lawyers, etc. shall ensue.
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|4. Implementation of Treatment Plan|
Upon assessment of his/her needs, the treatment plan shall be applied and client shall receive the appropriate services and assistance for his/her case such as:
(1) residential care – shelter, food, clothing,
(2) Maternal & child care – self-care of women, early childhood disorder, growth monitoring & immunization, nutrition,
(3) Livelihood skills development – leadership workshop, sub-contract jobs,
(4) Self-enhancement skills development – ego building, stress reduction/crisis management, values development,
(5) legal services – referral for lawyer’s assistance,
(6) educational services – formal/non-formal,
(7) transportation services,
(8) after care services,
(9) counseling and
(10) medical services – referral to medical treatment or psychiatric evaluation.
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Client’s case shall undergo a Pre-Termination Conference and feedback reports from field offices shall be collected.
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|6. Termination of Case|
CSWDO shall prepare the closing summary for the termination of the case and client can walk free to his/her new life. Or if CSWDO finds the client still in need of after care, the office shall prepare transfer summary and refer him/her to family & relatives or to institutions. Upon completion, the case shall be terminated.
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C. Youth Welfare Program
a. Integrated Human Resource Development Program (IHRDP)
- Unlad Kabataan Program
This provides developmental, remedial and preventive services to the out-of-school-youth and other disadvantaged youth.
Community Building Project: Welfare Youth Brigade – community building projects are activities where group as youth brigades to undertake community development projects like tree planting,