Workers Welfare Assistance Program (OWWA)

On-site Assistance and services

Assistance extended to OFWs at the jobsites by the Philippine Overseas Labor Officials:

·         Assistance on OFW’s whereabouts

·         Psycho-social counseling

·         Mediation/conciliation with employer

·         Airport assistance

·         Hospital/prison/work camp visitations

·         Legal assistance to OFWs who wish to pursue labor/welfare case against their employer in the host country

In –Country

Assistance extended to OFWs/families here at the homefront

o   Requests from families and next-of-kins (NOKs) for assistance from OWWA overseas posts

Post-repatriation assistance

o   Temporary shelter at OWWA Halfway House

o   Transportation allowance to their provinces

o   Stress Debriefing/ Counselin

o   Referral

—Source: OEEA.GOV.PH

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