Consultations by Appointment
Every Wednesday 10am to 2pm
Address: De Chinese Brug (Zuidwal 94, The Hague)
Please call, WeChat and WhatsApp (Monday to Thursday) for any queries/appointment: 06 8188 1070 OR 06 1324 7684
Confidential and Considerate
“True words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not true.”
— Laozi —
海安 Haags Welzijn
Haags Welzijn is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation that provides free advice and support to Chinese and Asian labour migrants in the Hague region.
The Hague region is comprised of Delft, Gouda, Leiden and Zoetermeer.
You are welcome to contact us if you require assistance or advice.
Haags Welzijn works with many organisations in the Hague region and we will try our best to refer you to the appropriate organisations if we are not able to resolve your problems within our organisation. We also assist undocumented workers.
Other than Dutch, our social workers/staff also speak Mandarin, Cantonese, English and Indonesian.
Dutch local authorities are failing to provide enough suitable accommodation for seasonal workers, and opposition from locals is often the reason why, current affairs show Nieuwsuur reported on Sunday evening.
Every year many foreigners find au pair work in Amsterdam or the Netherlands, however, Dutch au pair agencies have been scrutinized due to reports of exploitation. Every year, thousands of young Asian women find au pair work in the Netherlands.
Last year, more than 500 Asian cooks received a working visa to work in the Netherlands through a special migration scheme. The government does not check whether these cooks are really necessary.
Abuse in the hospitality industry: 500 cooks from Asia brought to the Netherlands while there was usually no work for them
More than five hundred Asian cooks were brought to the Netherlands last year, while there was usually no work at all for them. Many of them become victims of exploitation.
The government adjusts the amount of the minimum wage twice a year – on 1 January and 1 July – in line with changes in average collectively agreed wages in the Netherlands.
As every year, a whole raft of new rules, regulations, tax updates and other changes come into force at the start of the New Year. Here’s what you need to know. The basic income tax rate will go down
China Catering Industry Expo (CIE CHINA) is the first professional exhibition to put forward the concept of catering industry since the New China is founded. It’s a procurement event only focusing on the whole food
The Netherlands will take a major step towards returning to ‘normal’ on July 1, with new rules for cafes, cinemas and events – and major changes to the situation on public transport.
Do you need a listening ear, advice or help due to quarantine or home isolation? You can now contact the Red Cross Helpline in Mandarin and Cantonese via WhatsApp by sending a (voice) message to 06-48158057.
Together we will continue working to control coronavirus in the Netherlands. Handwashing, staying at home as much as possible, working from home, keeping a distance from others – all