ON-SITE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  • Welfare Assistance Program. OWWA provides assistance to the OFWs needing the following:
    • Conciliation/Negotiation with Employers, Recruitment Agencies, Endorsement/Referral to competent Japanese authority/government office and/or to non-governmental organizations;
    • Counselling;
    • Jobsite and Accommodation Inspection;
    • Jail and Hospital Visitation
    • Support on Court Hearing Appearances;
    • Repatriation Assistance – Distressed, Mentally/Physically Ill, and Human Remains
    • Others – Information on whereabouts, personal/relationship problems, etc.
  • Reintegration Preparedness Program. OWWA offers the following skills training and development to prepare OFWs should they prefer to return home to the Philippines:
    • Skills and Livelihood Training
    • Livelihood and Agri-business Seminars
    • Financial Literacy and Other Investment Seminars
    • Entrepreneurial Development Training
  • Community Outreach Program. One of OWWA’s main thrusts is to foster good relations with and among the Filipino Communities in Japan. Some of the programs hosted/supported are the following:
    • Assistance/Support to Filipino Organizations programs and projects
    • Socio-Cultural Activities
    • Institutional Events (Migrant Workers’ Day, Labor Day, Independence Day)
    • FILCOM Sports Festival