The regional director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Arnel B. Garcia, CESO II recently informed that LGU San Jose through the Office of the Mayor, Hon. Antonio B. Chavez that his locality is one of the seventy-one awardees for the Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance (SCFLG) based on the 2016 results of the Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit (CFLGA).

Accordingly, the results of the mandatory audit were reviewed by the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) Secretariat and Technical Management Group (TMG) and subsequently approved during the Council Board Meeting on December 12, 2016.

The Mayor or his representatives were invited to receive the award during the regional awarding ceremony on May 12, 2017 in Legazpi City and the theme will be “Child-Friendly Philippines: A Caring and Protective Society for, by, and with the Children.”