Rowena Nina Taduran
In celebration of the first Solo Parents Week on April 17, 2023, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary Rowena Nina Taduran (left), on behalf of Secretary Rex Gatchalian, awards a Certificate of Recognition to the DSWD-Central Office Solo Parents Support Group for its contribution to the advocacy of solo parents’ rights and welfare.
Nation

DSWD celebrates first Solo Parents Week

As the lead agency of the solo parents’ Inter-Agency Coordinating and Monitoring Committee (IACMC), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) spearheaded the celebration

DSWD in Abra
Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rex Gatchalian (2nd from right), together with Abra Governor Dominic Valera (3rd from right), leads the provision of assistance to 2,850 solo parents from the 27 municipalities of Abra province.
Provincial

DSWD, Abra LGU extends cash aid to solo parents in Abra

Some 2,850 solo parents in Abra province received assistance amounting to P2,000 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with

Solo Parent
Helping Hand: Mayor WES Gatchalian (right) and the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) staff starts distributing educational assistance to solo parents on November 8, at the Valenzuela City Town Hall. The financial aid amounting to PhP 5,000 were given to 54 qualified registered solo parents in the city. These beneficiaries shall receive educational assistance twice a year each semester, provided that the student benefiting from the program maintains a grade of 82% in each subject enrolled in.
Metro

Valenzuelano Solo Parents Receive Educational Assistance

Some 54 qualified solo parents received educational assistance from the City Government of Valenzuela through the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) at the

Valenzuela City Solo Parents
New Card, New Benefits: The Valenzuela City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) starts the distribution of the newest Solo Parent ID, at the Valenzuela City People’s Park from October 11-14, 2022. With the new cards, come new benefits for Solo Parents. Under RA 11861 which amended RA 8972 or the Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000, solo parents earning a minimum wage or below will receive a monthly cash subsidy of Php 1,000 from their respective local government units. Those who are earning less than Php 250,000 annually are also entitled to a ten percent (10%) discount and exemption from the value-added tax on basic commodities. To date, there are 2,197 registered solo parents in the city. (Kaye Magno, Photo/Texts)
Metro

Solo Parents, Never Left Behind in Valenzuela City

The City Government of Valenzuela starts the distribution of new solo parent IDs under the administration of Mayor WES Gatchalian as a symbol of constant