Mrs. Heidi B. Maraon
Provincial Social Welfare & Development Administrator

Províl. Social Welfare & Devít. Office
Dipolog City
 Tel. # (065) 212-2938




The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) shall continue to adhere to the policy and program standards of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in its commitment to pursue the policies and goals embodied in the Mediu.
 Term Philippine Plan for 1999-2004, the Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act (RA 8425), and in the Institutionalization of the underlying philosophy of the Estrada Administration=92s development agenda which is anchored on poverty eradication the so-called "Kasaganaan para sa lahat, lalo na sa mahihirap" (Prosperity for all, specially for the poor)

Further, the PSWDO shall complement and support in promoting social welfare interventions for the poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged like: children, youth, women, persons with disabilities indigenous peoples, informal sector workers, victims of disasters, victims of human right violations, older persons, dysfunctional families and depressed communities using the Total Family Approach.

Likewise, the PSWDO shall enable the municipal/Barangay governments to empower communities especially in the 5th and 6th class municipalities throughout the Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Services (CIDSS) to address their minimum basic needs.

    1. VISION

Poverty eradication and empowerment of disadvantaged individuals, families, and communities in partnership with municipal/Barangay LGUs, NGOs, NGAs, POs and other members of civil society.

    1. MISSION

To enable municipal/barangay LGU, NGOs, other NGAs and POs to effectively implement programs that will eradicate poverty and empower the disadvantaged individuals, families and communities for improved quality of life.