OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL SOCAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT
MSWDO :Esther S. Palao-ay
Social MSWDO Officer III :Maritess L. Lawagey
Community Affairs Officer II :Gloria P. Langbayan
FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Formulate measures for the approval of the SB and provide technical assistance and support to the mayor in carrying out measures to ensure delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to social welfare and development services as provided for under Section 11 of the local code.
Develop plans and strategies and upon approval thereof by the mayor.
Identify the basic needs of the needy, the disadvantaged and the impoverished and develop and implement appropriate measures to alleviate their problems and improve their living condition.
Provide relief and appropriate crisis interventions for victims of abuse and exploitation and recommend appropriate measures to deter further abuse and exploitation.
Assist the mayor in implementing the barangay level programs for the total development and protection of children up to four years of age.
Initiate and support youth welfare programs that will enhance the role of youth in the nation building.
Facilitate the implementation of the welfare program for PWD, SC and rehabilitation of prisoners and parolees, the prevention of juvenile delinquency, after care and other activities which would eliminate or minimize the ill effects of poverty.
Be in the frontline of service delivery particularly those that have to do with immediate relief and assistance in the aftermath of man-made and natural disasters.