State of DSWD Region 1 Address (SODRA) puts on top evidence-based results in social protection

Vibrant results of converged expertise and resources on social protection were reported by Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo to partners and DSWD FO1 staff during the SODRA at Diego Silang Hall, Provincial Capitol, City of San Fernando, La Union. The SODRA speaks of 2016 salient program results. As said “Pasasalamat, pagbubunyi, at pagpapalakas sa bawat continue reading : State of DSWD Region 1 Address (SODRA) puts on top evidence-based results in social protection

La Union Media: No To Lowering of Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

Together with La Union media, the  Regional Juvenile Justice and Welfare Committee  (RJJWC) 1 firmly expressed its negation on the Lowering of Minimum Age for Criminal Responsibility (MACR) on the recently held media forum. Preventive measures and after care services are not only included in the Comprehensive Local Juvenile Implementation Plans of the Local Government continue reading : La Union Media: No To Lowering of Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

DSWD turns over Php3.2M-worth facilities for children in Bani, Pangasinan

No more learning sessions in small and crowded spaces in Bani, Pangasinan as four additional Child Development Centers (former Day Care Centers) were turned over by Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo through the Bottom-up Budgeting (BUB). Also, a Php1M check for instructional materials was turned over to complement the learning needs of the children. “These continue reading : DSWD turns over Php3.2M-worth facilities for children in Bani, Pangasinan

“We will never retire!” – says DSWD – FO 1 ARD Dela Paz to Senior Citizens

“We will never be retiring because we will never get tired helping each other – helping our fellow older persons,” said Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office I (DSWD FO I) OIC Assistant Regional Director for Administration Nora D. Dela Paz during the recently held 6th Regional Convention of the Local Social continue reading : “We will never retire!” – says DSWD – FO 1 ARD Dela Paz to Senior Citizens

Security Guard trainees will be on duty soon

Salute! The Security Guard trainees from the Pre-Licensing Training Course on Security Guard of the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office 1 (DSWD-FO 1) will soon acquire an employment for a stable source of income. A total of 229 participants graduated recently in the Employment Facilitation-Skills continue reading : Security Guard trainees will be on duty soon

Pres. Duterte, DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo, FO1 staff assist Vietnamese fishers during send-off

In Sual, Pangasinan, DSWD assisted the 17 Vietnamese fishermen whose send-off ceremony was led by Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte. The completeness of the ‘pabaon’ or tokens was led by Dir. Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo which included hygiene kits sourced out from Department of Health Region 1. The ‘pabaon’ handed over included three sacks of rice, continue reading : Pres. Duterte, DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo, FO1 staff assist Vietnamese fishers during send-off

Relief goods worth Php 17.6M reach TY Lawin victims; early recovery efforts to start

To augment the needs of cities and municipalities affected by Typhoon Lawin, DSWD has released Php 17.6 million worth of relief goods in coordination with Regional/Provincial/Municipal/City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils. The visit of President Rodrigo Duterte and Secretary Judy Taguiwalo in Laoag City yesterday (23 October) highlighted the immediate response,nurturing hands of the continue reading : Relief goods worth Php 17.6M reach TY Lawin victims; early recovery efforts to start