About 3, 067 indigent senior citizens identified by the Department of Social Welfare and Development Office Regional Office 7 will be receiving their social pensions at P 1, 500.00 for each beneficiary on November 15, 2022 in Barangay Talay Evacuation Center.
Mayor Felipe Antonio B. Remollo directed the personnel of the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs and City Social Welfare and Development Office to ensure that the distribution of the social pension covering the 4th quarter of Calendar Year 2022 will be orderly and safe for the elderly based on the schedule.
NOVEMBER 15 (MORNING) Camanjac, Poblacion 5, Poblacion 6, Pulantubig, Bagacay, Mangnao, Poblacion 4, Calindagan, Poblacion 3, Piapi, Poblacion 2, Taclobo, Balugo, Daro, Poblacion 8, Junob and Banilad.
NOVEMBER 15 (AFTERNOON) Bantayan, Bajumpandan, Cadawinonan, Batinguel, Tabuc-tubig, Cantil-e, Buñao, Talay, Looc, Poblacion 7, Candau-ay, Poblacion 1 and Motong.
City Social Welfare and Development Officer Lilibeth Filipinas shares the criteria of DSWD Region 7 in choosing who among the senior citizens are eligible to receive the social pension, as follows:
1. Must be 60 years old and above
2. Those who are not receiving any pension or survivorship pensions
3. Those who are not receiving financial support from children, especially from abroad
4. Those who have medical maintenance
5. Those who are among the indigent residents of the barangay especially those who are bed ridden