Tuesday, March 10, 2015

OFW Hotlines


If you need help or have any concerns do not hesitate to contact any of the OFW Hotlinesbelow.  Know your rights so that you can fight for it and be informed about the latest news so that you can be a well-informed Overseas Filipino Worker.
Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)
Tel nos. (63 2) 834-3000 / 834-4000 Website: www.dfa.gov.ph
•Protect rights of Filipinos overseas.
•Consular services (for example, passport application and renewal)
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration OWWA
Tel nos. (63 2) 551-15601551-6641 Website: www.owwa.gov.ph
•Implement provisions of the Labor Code
•Develop, support and implement program for the social welfare of OFWs
Office of the Undersecretary formigrant Workers Affairs (OUMWA)
Website: www.dfa.gov.ph/olamwa/menu.htm
-Provide and/or coordinate legal services for OFWs, including use of the Legal Assistance Fund to help overseas Filipinos in need of legal aid
Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO)
Ofw Hotlines:
Tel. No. (63 2) 532-8321 1
Fax No. (63 2) 561-8332
Website: www.cfo.gov.ph
e-mail: cfomieo@info.com.ph
-- Promote interests and well-being of Filipinos overseas
•Provide assistance to the President& Congress on formulation of policies concerning Filipinos overseas
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)
Tel no. (63 2) 527-8000
Website: www.dole.gov.ph
•Ensure protection and welfare of Filipino workers through fair application of foreign labor and social welfare laws
•Mother agency of POEA and OWWA
Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)
Tel no. (63 2) 722-1144 / 722-1155
E-mail: info@poea.gov.ph; poeainfocenter@yahoo.com
Website: www.poea.gov.ph
-Promote and monitor overseas employment of Filipino workers
-Implement provisions of the Labor Code of the Philippines as well as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 199
-Protect OFWs against illegal recruitment
-Monitor contacts & other documents of OFW
-Prepare OFWs for overseas employment through Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar
PEOA Repatriation Office
Repatriation Unit, Adjudication Office
Philippine Overseas Employment Administration
3rd Floor, Ople Building, Edsa cor Ortigas Avenue
Mandaluyong City, Philippines
Tel/Fax: (00632)7236505

Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA)
OFW Hotlines : (63) 9209 OFW SOS or (63) 9209 639 767
Website: www.pinoy-abroad.net
•A non-profit group that advocates the rights of migrant workers, the CMA set up a 24-hour text-based helpline to assist OFWs in contact the Philippine Embassy as well as the relatives in the Philippines.
National Statistics Office (NSO)
Tel no. (63 2) 737-1111 Website: www.census.gov.ph
•Release authenticated documents such a Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate