About NODRFI

The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. is a non-stock, non-government organization that provides treatment and rehabilitation to drug dependents of the Cities and Municipalities of the Province of Negros Occidental. It has a total lot area of 5,620 sq. m. The center has separate dormitories for men & women, with complete facilities for 60 patients. It also has its own drug testing laboratory. The Center is managed by the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation (N.O.D.R.F.), duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as non-profit, non-government organization (NGO).

Regional Training on the Universal Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use

Regional Training on the Universal Prevention Curriculum for Substance Use held last November 21 to 23, 2017 at Gawahon Eco Park, Victorias City. A joint program of the Dangerous Drugs Board of the Philippines, Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation and the City Government of Victorias. The activity aims to train a group of prevention professionals on Universal Prevention Curriculum in order to update their knowledge on the current developmentand substance use prevention.

50 Complete Three-Day, Live-In Victorias City Drug Rehabilitation Seminar


Watchmen Daily Journal
November 28, 2017

A total 50 participants completed the three-day, live-in drug rehabilitation seminar, which ran from November 21 to 23 at the Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias City.


(From left) Dino Acuna, who represented Victorias City Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca; Health Education and Promotion Officers IV Emma R. Pastorfide and Juvy Pepello; global master trainer, Pastor Little Jones Espeleta; Marikina City Community Development Officer IV Noel L. Santos; and Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. executive director Ernesto Palanca during the three-day, live-in drug rehabilitation seminar, which ran from November 21 to 23 at the Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias City.

50 complete free 3-day training on substance use prevention


Negros Daily Bulletin front page, November 27, 2017

Fifty participants completed the free 3-day live-in Regional Training on Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) for Substance Use on November 21-23, 2017 at Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias City, Negros Occidental.


DR. ERNESTO A. PALANCA, (extreme right) Executive Director of NODRFI welcoming the delegates and participants. (From left) Dino Acuna, City of Victorias in behalf of Mayor Wantan Palanca, Ms. Emma R. Pastorfide, DDB Health Education and Promotion IV, Ms. Juvy Pepello, NODRFI Administrator, Pastor Little Jones Espeleta, and Mr. Noel L. Santos.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)

Free 3-Day Seminar on Drug Reduction Set in Victorias

Negros Daily Bulletin front page, November 20, 2017

The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) and the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) and the City of Victorias in partnership with Colombo Plan and Dangerous Drug Board will hold a free 3-day live-in Seminar on Drug Reduction on November 21-23, 2017 at Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias.

Outreach Program Held in Victorias City for Drug Abuse Consciousness Month


Watchmen Daily Journal
November 14, 2017

The Victorias City-based Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NO DRFI) and the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) conducted a community outreach program last week in Barangay XIX-A in Victorias City as part of Drug Abuse Consciousness Month, which is observed throughout November.


The staff of the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) participated in a community outreach program last week in Barangay XIX-A in Victorias City as part of Drug Abuse Consciousness Month, which is observed throughout November. (Jein Pabalinas photo)

‘Ang Dalangpan’ Drug Rehab Center Conducts Community Outreach


Negros Daily Bulletin front page, November 13, 2017
Ang Dalangpan at Negros Daily Bulletin front page, November 13, 2017

The Victorias City-based Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) and its Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) also known as “Ang Dalangpan", conducted a community outreach program to highlight the Drug Abuse Consciousness Month of November.


DRUG REHAB. (From left to right) Henry B. Laguna, Brgy. XIX-A Punong Barangay, Victorias City Mayor Francis Frederick “Wantan” P. Palanca, and Dr. Ernesto Palanca of Ang Dalangpan.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)

NODRFI, NODRC Celebrate Drug Abuse Consciousness Month

The month of November has been designated as Drug Abuse Consciousness Month.  The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. and the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center, Victorias City has scheduled the following events in their Demand Reduction Campaign.

November 6, 2017: PAADAC (Provincial Action Against Drug Abuse Council Affair in Murcia participated by NODRC Administrator Ms. Juvy Pepello and Recovery Coach Jolly Grace Deocadez.

  1. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 :  Outreach Program promoted by the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. and the United Nations Colombo Plan in Victorias City, initially covering Barangay I and Barangay II. The Outreach Program of Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc.  follows the plan protocol and is funded  by the Government of Japan.