The local government of Sta. Rosa City inaugurated recently a building dedicated to provide assistance for women and children in crisis situations such as incidents of violence, abuse, exploitation, and trafficking.
Called the “Women and Child Crisis Center,” the 2-storey building is located at Brgy. Sinalhan. The inauguration was presided over by Sta. Rosa City Mayor Arlene Arcillas, together with City Social Welfare Development (CSWD) head Judith Hasil.
It has a multi-purpose hall wherein all activities such as livelihood, training, and sports for women and children are conducted.
The Center will operate 24/7 under the care of social workers, nurses, psychologists, and house parents employed by the city government.
At present, there are 12 minor females who are under the care of the crisis center.