Department of Social Welfare and Services


      It is based on the philosophy that the state and societIy are jointly responsible in protecting the lives and interest of the citizenry, thru provision of opportunities to enable and potentialities as partner in nationwide development. It is the responsibility therefore, of the government and private sectors to assure every individual a life worthy of human dignity. The program is based on P.D. 1563 known as the Mendicancy Law of 1978 and on C.O. 1631 - an Ordinance .


Objective: The program is designed to minimize if not eradicate mendicancy in Cebu City and to provide the mendicants the opportunities to develop from a level of survival and subsistence to self-reliance.

  1. Value Re-orientation
  2. Self Employment Assistance (SEA)
  3. Practical Skills Development
  4. Educational Assistance to the Children of Mendicant Parents
  5. Balik Probinsya
  6. Referrals for:
    • Medical Assistance
    • Transportation Boat Fare Discount
    • Institutionalization (temporary/permanent shelter)
-2 #1 Aeryka Tan 2017-04-25 18:47
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