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    Social Welfare Services

     The Local Government Code of 1991 devolved the delivery of basic social services to the local government units as part of their responsibilities. The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) is mandated to care, protect and rehabilitate sector of population that have least in terms of financial, physical, mental, emotional and social well being. There are several programs implemented by City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) in 2014 as reflected in table 18.

    There is also home for boys in the city which served as a temporary home for street children, abandoned children and children in conflict with law. The presence of Mariphil Foundation also assisted the city in housing children (boys and girls) who are abandoned by their respective parents and guardians.

      Seventy five Day Care Centers situated in all 40 barangays in the city are also handled by CSWDO. For the year 2014, the city hired 75 honorarium teachers to man the day care center with an honorarium of Php 4,500.00 per month from the city and an amount of Php 1,000-7,500 per month depending on the barangay’s financial capacity as their counterpart.   The programs reflected in table 18 have yearly allocation to sustain the activities designed for each year’s operations.

      Table 18: Social Services Program




    Child Women and Family Protection Program



    Elderly Person Protection Program, Person with Disability and Youth Welfare Protection Program





    Community and Distressed/ Emergency Welfare Program





    Street Children and Children in Conflict with Laws



    City Council for the Welfare of Differently-Abled Persons





    City Council for the Protection of Children






     Source: Annual Investment Plan – Panabo City, 2014

    Panabo City is Located along Daang Maharlika (Pan-Philippines Highway) and is situated between two major cities, Davao City and Tagum City.

    By LAND, you can reach Panabo City from Davao City via Davao-Butuan, Davao-Mati, and Davao –Tagum bus routes. Other public vehicles such jeepneys, vans and metered taxicabs are also available. It is 32 kilometers or approximately 45 minutes away from Davao City and 28 kilometers or 30 minutes away from Tagum City.

    By AIR, The Davao International Airport has numerous local and international airlinrs flying into Davao. From the airport, you can either take a metered cab, van or jeepney going to Panabo City or via Tagum City or Mati City.

    By SEA, Panabo City is accessible through the Sasa port of Davao City. From Davao City you can choose among the numerous public vehicles to bring you to Panabo City.


     Travel Information

    City Mayor's Office

    2F City hall, Nat'l H-way, JP Laurel, Panabo City

    Davao del Norte, Philippines

    Tel. No. (084) 628-5284 |822-2179



    City Tourism Office

    3F City hall, Nat'l H-way, JP Laurel, Panabo City

    Davao del Norte, Philippines

    Telefax No. (084) 822-7455 |822-0287



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