ABOUT THE SERVICE
AICS (Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations) is part of the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) protective services for the poor, marginalized and vulnerable/disadvantaged individuals. The AICS has been implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for decades for decades and has been adopted by various LGUs in the country. The program is in form of financial assistance to indigent individuals/families.
Financial assistance is defined as limited assistance either in cash or guarantee letters (to service provider) to individuals and families whose normal functioning has been hampered due to difficult situations brought about by dysfunctional situations that may be caused by poor health conditions, natural and man-made calamities and other crisis situations.
The medical services may be in the form of the following:
- Medical Assistance – assistance to help shoulder medical treatment (i.e. laboratory procedures including but not limited to CT scan, ECG, 2DEcho, assistive medical devices, etc.) and other medical expenses.
- Hospital Bill Assistance – assistance to help shoulder hospitalization expenses.
The type, kind, and amount of financial assistance to be provided to beneficiaries shall be based on the assessment and recommendation of the CSWDO social workers and/or other authorized personnel, duly approved by the City Social Welfare and Development Officer and the City Mayor.
WHO CAN AVAIL OF THE SERVICE
The beneficiaries of the AICS shall be the walk-in and referred clients from Mabalacat City who is declared/classified as indigent by the Barangay. Priority shall be given, first, to beneficiaries belonging to indigent families under the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR), second, to families belonging to informal sector, and third, other poor, marginalized and vulnerable/disadvantaged families.
Hospital Bill Assistance
REQUIREMENTS Clinical Abstract/Medical Certificate with signature and license number of the attending physician (issued within 3 months) Hospital Bill (for payment of hospital bill) Barangay Certificate of Residency/Indigency with a purpose of “medical assistance” and any Valid ID of the client Referral Letter (if applicable)Read More >>
REQUIREMENTS: Laboratory requests (for procedures) Barangay Certificate of Residency/Indigency with a purpose of “medical assistance” and any Valid ID of the client Referral Letter (if applicable)Read More >>