Crisis Intervention Center
The center receives walk-in, referred and rescued individuals and families who are in crisis situations. It provides services that shall incorporate, but are not limited to--medical, psychological, shelter, food and transportation in a specified period of time.
Restoration of normal function of individuals under crises and preparing them for reintegration in the society is main goal of the project. It also want to reduce helplessness among its marginalized constituents and enhance their confidence and trust in their local government.
The center is also working together with GOs, NGOs, LGUs and other justice, civic and private organizations for faster and more efficient service delivery.
Expanded Health Services Delivery Program
Health services delivered by the city to its constituents expands to providing primary health care to the young, elderly, physically challenged and other vulnerable segments of society.
The program increases the diagnostic capability of the City Health office effecting early detection of chronic and debilitating diseases. About 5,000 indigent families in the city can avail of medical services at a minimal cost.
1. Establishment of Secondary Diagnostic Laboratory
2. Creation of Blood Screening Laboratory
3. Hiring of additional medical worker/technician
4. Expansion of the Rural Health Unit
5. Establishment of Botika ng Bayan
Components 1 and 2 are proposed while 3, 4 and 5 have already started in 2005
Civil Registry E-Archival System
In accordance with the city's goal to provide its constituents faster, more comprehensive and up to date information and access to public records, the Local Civil Registry Office with the support and cooperation of various city offices, adopted a new scheme--the computerized archiving of all civil registry documents such as birth certificates, marriage certificates and etc. Aside from the implemention of the Civil Registry Information System, an institutionalized National Statistics Office were implemented in early 1990s.
With the city's inevitable growth, the Local Civil Registrar, Mr. Reynaldo Castro, understood that it needs to have an efficient, secure , fast and cost-effective system that can handle the influx of prospective clients today and in the future. Seeing its beneficial effect to the constituents, City Mayor Hernani Braganza suppored the endeavor and approved the computerized archiving proposal. The City Planning and Development Office then joins the endeavor in designing the program/system for the electronic archiving of registry documents in a database to which they will be automatically retrieved upon request by constituents who need them for various purposes.
In October 20, 2006, the system was installed, and LCR staff were given orientation on the how to's of its operations, such as scanning, encoding, storing and record keeping, from the CPDO staff. To date, LCR is now in the process of archiving registry births of 2000 onwards.