Guide on How To Apply for DSWD Death and Burial Cash Assistance Offer
HOW TO APPLY FOR DSWD DEATH & BURIAL CASH ASSISTANCE – Here are the steps in applying for the cash aid offer of the Department of Social Welfare and Development.
In the Philippines, one of the government agencies that indigent families can turn to when a family member dies is the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Its DSWD Death and Burial Cash Assistance was crafted for the said purpose.
The government agency which recognizes the huge financial requirements of a decent burial nowadays wants to help the bereaved indigent families on casket, funeral services, and other burial costs.
The said offer of the government agency is under its Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation or AICS Program. It aims to help the indigent Filipinos and those belonging to vulnerable categories in times of sickness, death, and other challenging situations.
With regards on how to apply for the DSWD Death and Burial Cash Asisstance offer, there is an easy process. Here is a guide to ensure a smooth flow of the application:
Step 1 — Screening. Submit all the required documents in applying for the DSWD Death and Burial Cash Assistance offer to a branch office of the government agency nearest to you. The government agency screen all applications.
- Death Certificate
- Funeral Contract
- Statement of Account from the funeral home
- Barangay Certificate
- Promissory Note
- Social Case Study Report (SCSR)
Step 2 — Assessment. The social worker will be asking certain questions about the deceased and the socio-economic status of the family. It is in this phase when the social worker decides about the eligibility of the applicant(s).
Step 3 — Payout. For approved applications for DSWD Death and Burial Cash Assistance, this is the final step wherein the cashier issues a check to the authorized member of the family of the deceased. It can then be used in paying for the funeral expenses.