Daycare service is one of the thrust programs by the Department of Social Welfare and Development given to all pre-school children ages 3 and 4. The program’s objective is to develop the child’s good values and right conduct and focus on the development of every child.
- Monitoring of 52 daycare centers and 47 daycare workers from 48 barangays of Rosario, Batangas
- Conduct regular monthly meetings for daycare workers
- Provision of training/seminars for daycare workers for continuous education and enhancement of skills.
- Provision of supplementary feeding for daycare children
- Conduct different activities in line with the celebration of Municipal Children’s Month
- Upgrading of tools, program materials and daycare center facilities. In preparation for the assessment and accreditation by the DSWD national office.
- Conduct Parent Effectiveness Sessions and Responsible Parenthood Service for the daycare parents
- Federate Day Care Parents Committee from 51 daycare centers
- Continuous updating and monitoring of documents in compliance with the Child Friendly Local Governance by the Department of Interior and Local Government
- Assistance and monitoring of children in conflict with the law (CICL)
- Provision of educational assistance to elementary school children from public elementary schools
This program focus on the particular needs of the youth. Especially on the out-of-school-youths to empower and enhance their potential and capabilities, they have a big role in developing and advancing nation-building in the future generation.
- Provision of skills training
- Provision of capability building and leadership training for potential youth leaders
- Provision of livelihood training and livelihood assistance
- Educational assistance for secondary and tertiary students
- Scholarship program for college and high school students
- Counseling service for those youth in crisis
- Organize youth organizations into a Municipal Federation or the PAG-ASA YOUTH ASSOCIATION anchored up to the national level.
The program’s objective is to empower different women organizations in the municipality. The women’s sector is one of the vulnerable sectors in society; thus, the Municipal Social Welfare and Development office guides and provides special social services to enhance and boost their potential and capabilities.
- Conduct self-enhancement and capability-building training/seminar
- Provision of livelihood seminars/training and livelihood assistance
Federate the different women’s organizations into Municipal Women Coordinating Council
Activities and Services:
- Provision of special social services
- Conduct annual celebration of Women’s Month
The program aims to provide special social services to all the identified persons with disability. We also provide different activities and services that help to empower them to become productive and enhance their well-being. The office ensures that all the benefits and privileges of all differently able persons will meet and the program’s goal will achieve.
Activities and Sevices:
- Issuance of PWD ID
- Issuance of Purchase Booklets for medicines and groceries
- Community Based Rehabilitation Program
- Conduct ear screening
- Conduct of annual general assembly and celebration of the Disability Awareness Month
- Provision of Christmas gifts every December
- Conduct training for parents on disability rehabilitation and prevention
- Provision of assistive devices
The fight against malnutrition/undernutrition is critical, wherein the active participation of the Local Government Unit officials together with the support of the national government is needed to improve the nutritional status of children, especially the underweight pre-schoolers. Through the DSWD’s various programs in improving children’s nutrition, the Municipal Social Welfare and Development said that it is important for LGU to be actively involved.
One of the projects is the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP). Mrs. RUENA C. CAUSAPIN, the designated Municipal Nutrition Action Officer (MNAO), is working hand-in-hand with officers and parents of day care children as partners in implementing projects against hunger and malnutrition in the municipality.
- Supervision of Barangay Nutrition Scholars
- Monitoring of the Nutrition Program implementation
- Operation Timbang in cooperation with the Rural Heal Unit
Special Programs and Services Funded by DSWD:
- Sustainable Livelihood Program
- Protective Services Program
- Burial Assistance
- Medical Assistance
- Educational Assistance
- Cash For Work
- Food Assistance
- Construction/Repair of Day Care Center and Senior Citizen Center
- Transportation Assistance (Balik Probinsiya)
- Assistance to OFW (Repatriated, victims of illegal recruitment and other related cases.)
EMPOWERMENT AND REAFFIRMATION OF PATERNAL ABILITIES (ERPAT) envisions responsible Filipino fathers who are committed, disciplined, knowledgeable and are highly appreciative of carrying out effective parental roles and responsibilities. This program is for all fathers, especially the single man who is exercising a role of a father as guardian.
- Conduct Trainer’s Training for ERPAT leaders
- Continuous registration and organization of ERPAT groups in all barangays of Rosario, Batangas
- Provision of Skills and Livelihood Training
- Provision of Livelihood Assistance
- Conduct special activities, particularly Fathers Day Celebration
The program is for solo parents with the responsibility of parenthood due to the death of a spouse. It is also for parents who have a spouse detained or is serving a sentence for a criminal conviction for at least one year, physical or mental incapacity of spouse as certified by the public medical practitioner, declaration of nullity or annulment of marriage and legal separation. It is also for unmarried mother/father who has preferred to keep and rear his/her child/children. A woman who gives birth as a result of rape or other crimes. Any other person who solely provides parental care and support to children and any family member who assumes the responsibility of the head of the family due to death, abandonment, disappearance or prolonged absence of the parents or solo parent.
- Provision of special social services
- Issuance of Solo Parent Id
Provision of cash/material aid to those clients found in distress situations. Particularly those who are victims of disaster (natural and made) that needs immediate intervention.
Activities and services:
- Conduct intake using the ESA form
- Provision of financial/material assistance
- Provision of food packs and relief goods
- Provision of counseling/critical incident stress debriefing
AID TO INDIVIDUAL IN CRISIS SITUATION (AICS) is given to those walk-in clients in crisis situations, especially those family members who are under medication or confinement. The client is eligible for medical assistance in the amount related to the case or condition of the patient and can avail of service once every six months or twice a year, depending on their situation.
Activities and services:
- Conduct interview and intake with the client
- Provision of cash/medical assistance