“GORDON HELPS” INTENSIFIES!
In his effort to reach out, listen and know the needs of his constituents, Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. is intensifying the Barangay Consultations in Olongapo City.
The Barangay Consultations dubbed as City First Lady and Zambales Vice-Gov. Anne Marie Gordon to personally hear first hand from city residents “GORDON HELPS”, enables Mayor Gordon together with Olongapo their concerns.
In a meeting-like manner, the Barangay Consultation or “GORDON HELPS” is usually held in the afternoon in the presence of residents, barangay officials and department heads of the local government, ensuring immediate action where deemed necessary.
With the different department heads, the mayor goes to practically every nook and cranny of the city’s 17 barangays, even in the most remote places, not just within or near the city proper.
Some of the offices and departments that Mayor Gordon takes with him during “GORDON HELPS” are the Livelihood Cooperative Development Office (LCDO), to inform and entice the people of the livelihood projects they can avail of. The Public Employment Service Office (PESO), which helps Olongapenos find decent jobs and the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) that provides aid, assistance and support to the different sectors in the community like women, the youth, the disabled and senior citizens.
Also actively participating in the “GORDON HELPS” program are the City Health Office (CHO) and James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital (JLGMH), giving free medical consultations while the Dental Services Unit gives dental filling and extraction.
“GORDON HELPS” is an ongoing program of the Local Government that reaches out to all sectors of Olongapo City.