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NAYON NG KABATAAN (The village for youth)

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MARILLAC HILLS

 

   

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Nayon ng Kabataan

Brief History

Background

Goal & Objectives

Clientele

Facilities

Admission Procedure

Staff Complement

 

Marillac Hills

Brief History

Goals & Objectives

Programs & Services

Clientele

Facilities

Admission Procedure

Staff Complement

Eligibility Criteria

Contact

 

Details of Delegates from the Philippines

 

Government Agency

 


 

Nayon ng Kabataan

BRIEF HISTORY

Nayon ng Kabataan ( or the Village for the Youth ) is the National Centre for 

neglected, exploited, abused, abandoned, and orphaned boys and girls ( including 

those under the Department of Social Welfare and Development - National Capital 

Region.

 

Built in 1968, it is mandated to provide total care, rehabilitation, and protection to 

these children with the end goal of re-integrating them to their families and 

communities.

 

The Village provides a comprehensive package of social services which includes 

home life services, training on productivity skills, medical, health and educational services. Legal assistance is also provided, when necessary.

 

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BACKGROUND

 

The Village for the Youth was transferred to its present site in Pasay City, Metro Manila 

in 1973 following the Department's move to decentralize all institutions in the Welfare 

Ville Compound in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila.

 

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GOAL & OBJECTIVES

  • To train, educate and rehabilitate youth with special needs to become self-reliant and productive citizens.

     

  • To provide a temporary home for the care, training and rehabilitation of the socially disadvantaged youth.

     

  • To provide learning opportunities to youth, enhance their socio-economic stability, self-sufficiency and social responsibility.

     

  • To inculcate among the youth moral values and positive attitudes.

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CLIENTELE

 

We offer services to minors between 7 to 17 years old both male and female who are 

abandoned, abused, orphaned, neglected, exploited, maltreated, mendicant, vagrant 

and the behaviorally disturbed.

 

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FACILITIES

 

The Village is built within a two hectare lot and has complete amenities to make the

child's stay in the institution comfortable and suitable to his / her individual needs. It 

has 12 buildings, six of which are used as residential cottages, while the others serve 

as infirmary, central kitchen, skills training and productivity centers, and administration 

office.

 

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ADMISSION PROCEDURE

 

Parents, guardian, the police, hospitals, government and non-government organizations may refer qualified children to the center. Upon admission, the child is interviewed and oriented by a social worker and referred for physical examination to the center's physician or nurse so he may be treated immediately if he has any ailment. After which, he is assigned a cottage which is under responsibility of a houseparent.

 

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STAFF COMPLEMENT

Head Social Worker

Social Welfare Officers

House parents

Nurse Maid

Nursing Attendants

Psychologist

Cook

Nutritionist

Clerks

Utility Workers

Driver

Security Guards

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Marillac Hills

BRIEF HISTORY

Marillac Hills is a temporary shelter for girls and young women who are in crisis. Coping with trauma of sexual abuse, maltreatment, sexual exploitation, unwanted pregnancy and or conflict with the law requires expertise which is being provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in this facility, free of charge.

The center has been existing since 1915.

 

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GOALS & OBJECTIVES

  • To provide services for the care, training and rehabilitation of girls in difficult circumstances to enable them to become socially responsible and economically productive citizens.

     

  • To update techniques and treatment methods, establish procedures, standards and requirements which can be adopted by other institutions.

     

  • To help girls cope with the stress and develop positive attitudes.

     

  • To stimulate the development of potentials, interest and capacities for economic self-sufficiency.

     

  • To assist in the development of social concern for clients to become self-motivated and responsible.

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

  • Social Services:

    • The girls are given personal attention by social workers to help them identify priority needs and enhance social functioning

       

    • Management of each care is done through guided group sessions and private conferences with other professionals to facilitate rehabilitation

     

  • Home Life Services:

    • A homely atmosphere is provided which is conducive to the normal development in answer to social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

       

  • Psychological Services:

    • A battery of psychological tests is administered to assess the client's aptitude, interest and intellectual functioning.

       

    • The results are used by the multidisciplinary care team members for better case management.

       

    • Girls who are in need of psychiatric services can avail of such services by staff representation with agencies, hospitals and other community resources that can better meet their needs.

       

  • Health Services:

    • A team of health specialists consisting of physician, dentist and nurses assumes the responsibility for the prevention and treatment of dental and health problems.

       

  • Educational Services:

    • The center provides education through the Jose Fabella Memorial School-Marillac Hills Annex. The curriculum offers a combination of academic and vocational classes, with emphasis on the latter.

       

  • Spiritual, Recreational & Socio-Cultural Service:

    • Sports, camping, birthday celebration, religious activities and Bible study are conducted in coordination with volunteers, T.V. viewing on scheduled basis and socialization activities are regularly conducted.

       

  • Productivity & Practical Skills Development

    • The girls are given exposure to projects like dressmaking, handicraft, backyard gardening, computer operation and bakery.

Marillac Hills also assists in identifying cases for referral to psychiatrists and lawyers.

 

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CLIENTELE SERVED

  • Sexually Abused - victims of rape and incest

     

  • Sexually Exploited - victims of white slavery and commercialization

     

  • Youth Offenders - children in conflict with the law

     

  • Maltreated - physically battered children, domestic helpers and illegally recruited girls

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • 7 to 17 years old

  • Commitment order for children in conflict with the law

  • Order from the court for the custody of the child

  • Social care study report, except in emergency cases

  • Birth Certificate

  • Police report

  • Medico-legal report for the sexually abused clients

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CONTACT

HEAD SOCIAL WORKER

MARILLAC HILLS, DSWD-NCR

ALABANG, MUNTINLUPA CITY

Tel.# : 807 1587 / 807 1589

Fax.# : 807 1585

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GOVERNMENT AGENCY

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE & DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS

KAGAWARAN NG KAGALINGANG PANLIPUNAN AT PAGPAPAUNLAD

BATASAN PAMBANSA COMPLEX, CONSTITUTION HILLS

QUEZON CITY, THE PHILIPPINES

FAX# : 632-9322573

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