DSWD, other anti-child pornography council members lead Safer Internet Day celebration this February

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), together with other member-agencies of the Inter-Agency Council Against Child Pornography (ICACP), will lead the celebration of the Safer Internet Day Philippines (SIDPH) on February 13 with a virtual kick-off activity on February 9. The SIDPH celebration, mandated through Presidential Proclamation No. 417, is one of the continue reading : DSWD, other anti-child pornography council members lead Safer Internet Day celebration this February

DSWD crafts SULONG Recovery Plan to meet challenges amid pandemic

In an effort to meet the challenges brought about by the COVID 19 pandemic and to prepare for the impending implementation of the Mandanas Ruling, wherein some of the programs and projects of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will be devolved to the local government units (LGUs), the Department crafted the SULONG continue reading : DSWD crafts SULONG Recovery Plan to meet challenges amid pandemic

Photo 1: Department of Social Welfare and Development Undersecretary Rene Glen Paje (4th, left row), together with members of the Task Group Face Mask, hands over boxes of reusable face masks to Rizal Provincial Governor Rebecca "Nini" Alcantara Ynares. Photo 2: Pasay City Mayor Imelda “Emi” Calixto-Rubiano (middle), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Assistant Secretary Dominic Tolentino (second from left), and other officials inspect the free cloth face mask during the “Libreng Mask Para sa Masa” turn over.

DSWD, Task Force continue provision of free face masks to LGUs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), as part of the Task Group Face Mask (TG FM), continues to provide free face masks to local government units (LGUs) in high COVID-19 risk communities across the country. On January 26, DSWD Undersecretary Rene Glen Paje led the turnover of 496,000 pieces of reusable face masks continue reading : DSWD, Task Force continue provision of free face masks to LGUs

DSWD warns public on alleged social welfare relief funds for senior citizens

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) warns the public against fake text messages on alleged social welfare relief funds for senior citizens. The DSWD clarified that such assistance or fund does not exist. The Department appealed to the public to avoid engaging in such activities  as well as sharing their personal details. For continue reading : DSWD warns public on alleged social welfare relief funds for senior citizens

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista leads the unveiling of the marker for the Halfway House of Former Rebels.

DSWD, Philippine Army, DILG, Zamboanga del Sur LGU inaugurate halfway house for former rebels

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista graced the inauguration of the Halfway House for Former Rebels (FRs) project of the 53rd Infantry Batallion (IB) of the Philippine Army, in partnership with the Zamboanga del Sur Provincial Government and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). The simple inauguration continue reading : DSWD, Philippine Army, DILG, Zamboanga del Sur LGU inaugurate halfway house for former rebels

DSWD orients staff on Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) during disasters

As part of the efforts of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to capacitate its field office (FO) personnel, the agency held a series of virtual capacity building activity, supported by the WorldBank, for the implementation of the Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT). The first batch of the training was held on January 14 continue reading : DSWD orients staff on Emergency Cash Transfer (ECT) during disasters

Department of Social Welfare and Development Undersecretary Rene Glen Paje (middle, left photo), together with members of the Task Group Face Mask, hands over boxes of reusable face masks to Malabon City on January 22. A similar turnover was also held in Marikina City on January 19 (right photo).

DSWD leads face mask distribution to Marikina, Malabon

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), together with other member-agencies of the Task Group Face Mask (TG FM), led the turn over of free reusable face masks for the poor constituents of the Cities of Marikina and Malabon on January 19 and 22, respectively. Some 466, 000 pieces of cloth face masks were continue reading : DSWD leads face mask distribution to Marikina, Malabon

DSWD enjoins Filipinos to spread unconditional love through legal adoption

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), as the lead social protection agency, enjoins all Filipinos to support the legal adoption advocacy through the Adoption Consciousness Celebration (ACC) which will be held on February 6 to 12, 2021. With the theme, Pagmamahal Palaganapin, Legal na Pag-aampon Ating Gawin! (Spread Unconditional Love Through Legal Adoption), continue reading : DSWD enjoins Filipinos to spread unconditional love through legal adoption