The City Government of Cagayan de Oro City and the Department of Social Welfare and Development Region-X formally held the groundbreaking ceremony today of Bahay Pag-asa (Tahanan ng Kabataan) in Maitum, Upper Puerto, December 27, 2018.
City Councilors Edna Dahino, Ma. Lourdes Gaane, and ABC President Alam Lim led the event together with representatives of DSWD-10 and staff.
The said facility will be a temporary home for children in conflict with the law (CICL) aged 15-17 years old who are still awaiting court disposition of their cases. The center will provide intensive intervention services to CICL including home life, education, spiritual, physical and psychosocial development services which are factors in rebuilding their lives and re-integration to society.