HELP Learning Center Foundation Inc. has rights-based service delivery and capacity building approaches. Focusing on four key programs (Center-Based Resource Center for SpEd and Rehab, Community-Based Rehabilitation Programs, Community Based Mental Health and Epilepsy Program and Parent Organizing).
HELP Learning Center Foundation Inc. works with local government units, local service providers, families, and persons with disabilities in order to capacitate key stakeholders and transfer knowledge to the community. The knowledge is then used to create local programs to allow persons with disabilities access to high quality, effective, efficient, and cost-effective services to improve their lives. Furthermore, HLCFI capacitates families to be able to connect with their local government while partnering with government agencies in developing local programs, ensuring the sustainability of programs through community ownership, shared commitment, and shared responsibility.
Our Programs & Services
The school provides early intervention, pre-academic, academic, and pre-vocational classes to children and youth. In terms of rehabilitation, the center provides physical therapy and occupational therapy services to children ages 10 and below.
In 2006, the organization began conducting community based rehabilitation. It has organized parent groups in San Fernando, Bombon, Libmanan, Lupi, and Cabusao. A few of the more successful parents groups are the Down Syndrome Association of Naga City, The Psychosocial Support Group of Naga City, the Association of Parents with Children with Cerebral Palsy.
In 2008, HELP Learning Center began a Community Mental Health Program that assisted MHOs in opening local epilepsy and mental health clinics integrated with the general health care services in Naga City, Tinambac, Bombon, Lupi, and San Fernando.
HELP Learning Center staff are also trained in Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction, and Inclusive Early Child Development and Early Child Intervention programs partnering with local government units in capacity building for service providers.
- Cerebral Palsy
- Mental Retardation
- Hearing Impairment
- Speech Impairment
- Visual Impairment
- Congenital Anomalies
- Mobility Impaired
- Mentally Ill
- Learning Disability
- Other Neuromuscular Condition
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Where to find us
The HELP Learning Center Foundation, Inc is presently located at San Quintin Street, City Heights Subdivision, Barangay Tinago, Naga City.
Built by the Naga City Government, it was awarded to the Center on perpetual lease in October of 1994.