Pursuant to Republic Act No. 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010, the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens (SPISC) is an additional government assistance aimed at: improving the living condition; augmenting capacity to meet daily subsistence and medical requirements; reducing incidence of hunger; and, preventing neglect, abuse or deprivation of indigent senior citizens.  It consists of a monthly stipend amounting to ₱500.00.

As its beneficiaries, the SPISC covers senior citizens (aged 60 years or older) who are frail, sickly or have disability; who do not have permanent source of income; who do not have regular support from family or relatives; and, who are not receiving pension from the Social Security System, Government Service Insurance System, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office, Armed Forces and Police Mutual Benefit Association, Inc. or any other insurance company.

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