DSWD conducts initial assessment of ‘Ompong’ – affected families

In continuation of the government’s relief efforts to provide immediate assistance to families and individuals affected by Typhoon Ompong, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with affected local government units (LGUs), already started the registration, profiling and initial assessment of displaced families in evacuation centers. “Our field offices are now doing continue reading : DSWD conducts initial assessment of ‘Ompong’ – affected families

PUBLIC NOTICE: DSWD STRONGLY ADVOCATES FOR LEGAL ADOPTION OF CHILDREN

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is informing the public that only those placement of a child to prospective adoptive parent/s approved by the DSWD and by the Courts are considered legal adoption. Hence, the DSWD is urging the public to enjoin and support the DSWD’s advocacy campaigns against illegal adoption of children continue reading : PUBLIC NOTICE: DSWD STRONGLY ADVOCATES FOR LEGAL ADOPTION OF CHILDREN

DSWD releases Unconditional Cash Transfer funds to beneficiaries

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with Land Bank of the Philippines, has already released cash grants to some 2.6 million household-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program under the national government’s Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) program provided for by the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. The first beneficiaries continue reading : DSWD releases Unconditional Cash Transfer funds to beneficiaries

DSWD to demonstrate new emergency telecommunications equipment during nationwide earthquake drill

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will demonstrate the capability of its new state-of-the-art emergency telecommunications equipment in the coming 2017 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on September 27 at STRIKE Gymnasium, Bacoor City, Cavite. The NSED is a quarterly-held exercise that aims to increase the awareness on what to do in the event continue reading : DSWD to demonstrate new emergency telecommunications equipment during nationwide earthquake drill

Fun, free wellness services, counseling and more mark first Solo Parents Day celebration

More than 500 solo parents and their children joined the first Solo Parents Day celebration dubbed as “Handog ng DSWD Para sa Mga Solo Parents” held at the Central Office, Batasan Hills, Quezon City over the weekend. To ensure the success of the milestone event, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) partnered with continue reading : Fun, free wellness services, counseling and more mark first Solo Parents Day celebration

Mensahe ni Sec. Taguiwalo sa Araw ng Pagkilala ng Magsisipagtapos sa 2017

Talumpati ni DSWD Sec. Judy M. Taguiwalo Pagpupugay at Pagpapaalaala Iskolar ng Bayan:Manindigan para sa Katotohanan,Karapatan at Katarungan Mensahe sa Araw ng Pagkilala ng Magsisipagtapos sa 2017 Kolehiyo ng Arte at mga Agham Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Manila 20 Hunyo 2017 Mabunying araw ng pagkilala sa inyo, mga mahal na magsisipagtapos sa 2017! Maalab na congratulations continue reading : Mensahe ni Sec. Taguiwalo sa Araw ng Pagkilala ng Magsisipagtapos sa 2017

DSWD backs LGBTQ community to end gender discrimination

June is considered to be  Pride Month, and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is one with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. “Being true to one’s self is one of the many commendable things that we can learn from continue reading : DSWD backs LGBTQ community to end gender discrimination

Speech delivered by Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo during the Seventh (7th) Cross-Regional Meeting on Violence against Children

Pleasant morning to everyone. Violence against children remains to be a hindrance in ensuring that all children enjoy their rights as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Despite the knowledge of its impact on children, existence of legal frameworks and interventions on child protection, it remains to be prevalent, continue reading : Speech delivered by Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo during the Seventh (7th) Cross-Regional Meeting on Violence against Children