RRCY was established in 1976 at Maa, Davao City. It was then known as Pag-asa Home which served as a detention home for apprehended delinquent boys. In June 1978, PAG-ASA Home was renamed Regional Youth Rehabilitation Center (RYRC) making it a facility for youthful offenders of Mindanao.
In 1979, consistent with the provisions of PD 603 otherwise known as The Child and Youth Welfare Code of the Philippines, RYRC was changed to Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY).
RRCY transferred to its permanent site located at Bago Oshiro, Davao City in 1982
Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) between 16 to18 years old, committed by the courts of justice. Offenses committed include theft, robbery, rape, murder, homicide, IPFA, RA 9165, PD 1619 and RA 8294.
Apart from residents of Davao Region, clients can be traced as far as Region XII, Region XIII, and Region X.
Enable a child in conflict with the law (CICL) benefit from an intensive management of his deviant behavior and anti-social attitudes in a residential setting and prepare him for successful adjustment to his family and community after release.
Provide protection and substitute parental care to the children in conflict with the law (CICL);
Assist CICL in gaining insight of his behavior and attitudes and redirect counter-productive behavior patterns and anti-social attitudes into more positive and constructive ones;
Enhance CICL’s coping capabilities and trust to others;
Provide opportunities for CICL to acquire social and occupational skills, and an improved self-image;
Facilitate disposition of case in court and integration with the family and community.
Commitment or Court Order from the committing court
Medical Certificate from the Medical Officer who conducted the physical examination immediately after arrest and before release of the CICL from jail. The CICL should be certified as free from contagious or any serious illness.
Social Case Study Report prepared by the Community-based Social Worker who handled the case from pre-trial to dispositional hearing
School Records or permission to transfer school
Parent’s consent for CICL’s medical examination or hospitalization while at the rehabilitation center
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
1. SOCIAL SERVICES
Provision of individual counseling, family dialogue, group session, case conference, psychological testing and evaluation, and home visitation to improve psycho-social functioning
2. HOMELIFE SERVICES
Teaching household chores and developing positive values and work habit, and sharing in the responsibilities of group living
Provision of activities for vocational skills training and development as well as participate in the management of income generating projects while at the center, like welding, masonry, carpentry, vegetable farming, anthurium and other ornamental plant raising, goat raising, hog fattening, and arts and crafts
4. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Provision of Non-Formal Education in coordination with the Department of Education through Alternative Learning System (ALS), Non-formal Education Acceleration and Equivalency
5. SPIRITUAL/ RELIGIOUS
Attendance to Holy Mass during Sundays, Bible sharing and other forms of worship to God
6. SOCIO-CULTURAL & RECREATIONAL
Conduct of regular physical exercises and sports development, music, dance and cultural activities, and quarterly socialization
Sessions to develop awareness of food values, development of culinary skills through cooking demonstration and food preservation
8. MEDICAL / DENTAL
Regular referral for medical and dental check-up
9. JUDICIAL LIAISON
Submission of periodic report on the behavior and progress of resident/CICL to the court or as specified in the court order. Coordination with the court on speedy trial and early termination/dismissal of cases
Elizabeth T. Degorio,RSW
Address : Bago Oshiro, Tugbok, Davao City.
Telephone : (082) 293-0306