Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office
The MSWDO provides assistance to children and youth whose basic needs are deliberately unattended by their parents or guardians or are victims of any form of abuse.
The MSWDO ensures the full development of children by providing Day Care Education Program for those whose ages range from 3-5 years old. There are currently 31 Day Care Centers operating in the municipality.
The MSWDO provides Certificate of Indigency to individuals who may wish to avail of the services of different agencies such as, but not limited to, the following: PhilHealth Medical Assistance NGO Projects/Missions Surgical, Medical, Dental, Optometric Assistance Feeding Programs and Christmas Gift-Giving Activities
The MSWDO provides Social Case Study report for constituents to be able to avail assistance from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), other Government Hospitals, Regional and Provincial DSW Offices, on Government Organizations and Institutions.
The MSWDO provides social services to women who are victims of exploitation, domestic violence and all forms of abuse.
The Municipal Government of Dingras through the MSWDO provides emergency financial assistance to individuals and families who are in crisis situation and have no other resources to tap, subject to the availability of funds.
The MSWDO provides assistance to individuals and families who are victims of natural and man-made calamities such as typhoons, floods, fire, etc.
The MSWDO provides referrals, endorsements to government and non-government organizations, hospitals and other institutions providing social service assistance to: mentally challenged clients, mendicants, drug dependents, senior citizens, needy adults, and indigent clients.
The MSWDO provides skills training program to individuals, groups, and communities to increase their employability and enable them to augment their economic status.
Municipal Health Office
The dental services of the Municipal Health Office are available for pre-schoolers, targeted school children, pregnant and lactating women, other adults and senior citizens to prevent and treat dental problems.
Family planning services provide not only family planning commodities but also include Basic Family Planning Education, information on different Family Planning Methods, as well as Family Planning Counselling to all women of reproductive age geared towards responsible parenthood.
The Department of Health, through the Municipal Health Office, provides free immunization to children 0 to 11 months old from seven (7) immunizable diseases. The Health Personnel at the Rural Health Unit and Barangay Health Stations also immunize pregnant women to prevent the occurrence of Tetanus Neonatorum in infants.
The Municipal Health Office through its main health center and satellite barangay health stations provides maternal services to pregnant and lactating mothers. The services include pre-natal and postnatal care to ensure safe motherhood and deliveries to healthy babies.
To ensure optimum health, any person/individual employed at any business establishment that are operating within the municipality are required to secure a health certificate. This certificate is issued by the Municipal Health Office.
Individuals residing within the municipality can avail of a medical certificate for purposes such as absence from work/school due to sickness, as a requirement for scholarship grant, employment, etc. The certificate can be obtained at the Municipal Health Office.
All business establishments operating within the municipality for public patronage are required to secure a Sanitary Permit on Health and Sanitation that is based on the Implementing Rules and Regulations stated in the IRR of PD 856 and Municipal Resolution No. 32 2002. The permit can be obtained at the Municipal Health Office.
The Department of Health, through the Municipal Health Office, provides laboratory services to all constituents of the municipality. The objective of this service is to aide the clinician in arriving to a proper diagnosis.
The purpose of this service is to diagnose and treat illness and give appropriate medical services. The service is available at the Municipal Health Office for any person who needs medical assistance.
The Municipal Health Office manages an anti-tuberculosis program. It is geared towards preventing and controlling the spread/transmission of tuberculosis (TB) in the community. Its main objective is to identify and treat patients with TB by providing an anti-TB drugs for free using the Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse (DOTS).
The attendance in a Pre-Marriage Counselling Seminar for would-be couples is a requirement in securing marriage license. PMCs are held at the Municipal Social Welfare Development Office (MSWDO) - Population Division. A PMC Certificate is given right after the counseling.
The conduct of one-on-one counseling is provided by the Municipal Government of Dingras through the Population Commission Division to help couples achieve their desired family size based on their own conscience and values.