The local government unit of Villasis recently received a national award of “Seal of Child- friendly Local Governance” awarded by the Regional Council for the Welfare of Children. Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer, Lilibeth Abrenica and Local Government Operations Officer, Eduviges Villanueva, received the award last June 29, 2017 at the Crown Legacy Hotel, Baguio City.

LGU passed the criteria and standards through the collaborative effort of the Sangguniang Bayan of Villasis, Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWD), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Municipal Health Office (MHO), Municipal Planning and Development Office, Department of Education (DepEd) and Local/ Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (L/BCPC) in promoting child rights to survival, development, protection and participation towards a child-friendly community.