Welfare Assistance Program (WAP)

WAP is an assistance extended to OWWA members, active or non-active, and/or their families, who are not eligible under any of the existing OWWA social benefit programs and services. It seeks to provide cash relief assistance to OWWA members in any one of the following circumstances which are not covered under the regular programs implemented by the Secretariat:

  • Calamity assistance for OWWA members and their families affected by natural calamities / disasters, such as super typhoons, earthquakes, heavy flooding, etc.
  • Bereavement assistance
  • Disability assistance for OWWA members who were victims of crimes or accidents
  • Medical assistance for OWWA members who have illnesses that are not covered under MEDplus
  • Relief assistance for OWWA members who were displaced / laid-off due to economic / political / health crises, bankruptcy & other related conditions