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  • How to Get a Solo Parent ID

    Did you know that single parents have benefits just for them? Find out how to get a Solo Parent ID from DSWD.
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    Q: Where can I get a solo parent ID and what are the benefits of having one?

    A: A solo parent can apply for a Solo Parent Identification Card (Solo Parent ID) from the City/Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office. The comprehensive package of services for solo parents includes livelihood, self-employment and skills development, employment-related benefits, psychosocial, educational, health and housing services. To get a Solo Parent ID, the parent needs to present:

    1. Barangay certificate residency in the area
    2. Documents /evidence that the applicant is a solo parent (e.g. death certificate of spouse, declaration of nullity of marriage, medical certificate (if incapacitated)
    3. ITR or certification for the barangay/municipal treasurer


    For more information on solo parent ID, visit the DSWD (Department of Social Welfare and Development) website FAQs regarding the Solo Parent ID.

    Send your questions to editor@smartparenting.com.ph.


    Photography by Jun Pinzon


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