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1F Executive Building, Municipal Government Complex, Poblacion, Taytay, Palawan
0917-320-1461 | 0998-581-0893
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As stipulated by RA 7160 otherwise known as the Local Government Code of the Philippines Sec. 17 provides for the Basic Services and Facilities. The local Government Units shall endeavor to be self-reliant and shall continue exercising the power and discharging the duties and functions currently vested upon them. They shall also discharge the functions and responsibilities of national agencies and offices devolved to them pursuant to this Code. Local Government Units shall likewise exercise such other powers and discharge such other function and responsibilities as necessary, appropriate or incidental to efficient and effective provision of the basic social welfare programs, projects services such as: child and youth welfare, family and community welfare, women’s welfare, elderly and disabled persons, community-based rehabilitations for vagrants, beggars, street children, pro-poor projects, nutrition services and family planning services.


As mandated by law, the local social welfare & development office (LSWDO) shall take charge in carrying out measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provisions of adequate facilities relative to basic social welfare and development services.

(i) Identify the basic needs of the needy, the disadvantage and the impoverished and develop and implement appropriate measures to alleviate their problems and improved their living conditions;

(ii) Provide relief and appropriate crisis intervention for victims of abuse and exploitation and recommend appropriate measures to deter further abused and exploitations;

(iii) Assist the governor or mayor as the case may be, in implementing the barangay level program for the total development and protection of children up to six (6) years of age;

(iv) Facilitate the implementation of welfare programs for the disabled, elderly, and victims of drug addiction, the rehabilitation of prisoners and parolees, the prevention of juvenile delinquency and such other activities which would eliminate or minimize the ill-effects of poverty;

(v) Initiate and support youth welfare programs that will enhance the rule of the youth and the nation-building;

(vi) Coordinate with government agencies and non-governmental organizations which have for their purpose the promotion and the protection of all needy, disadvantaged, underprivileged or impoverished groups or individuals, particularly those identified to be vulnerable in high risk to exploitation, abuse and neglect;

(vii) Be in the frontline or service delivery, particularly those which have to do with immediate relief during and assistance in the aftermath of man-made natural disaster and natural calamities;

(viii) Recommend to the Sanggunian and advise the mayor, as the case may be, on all other matters related to the social welfare and development services, which will improve the livelihood and living conditions of inhabitants.

Citizen's Charter

Department Head


Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer

Municipal Government Department Head (MGDH)

Organizational Structure