National Ombudsman and Ombudsman for Children to hold phone consultations for the Caribbean Netherlands every Monday

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Every Monday, between 9.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. (local time), a team from the National Ombudsman and the Ombudsman for Children will be available for phone consultations in the Caribbean Netherlands. Are you having problems with organisations like the Tax Office, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, youth and family services (JGCN), the National Office for the Caribbean Netherlands or your school? Phone up and receive help free of charge.

Sign up in advance

Have you encountered a problem in your dealings with a government agency, child care, school or a provider of child medical care? The National Ombudsman and the Ombudsman for Children will be happy to see what they can do for you during the consultation session. You can ask your questions in Dutch, English, Papiamentu or Spanish. To make an appointment, just send an email to with your name, telephone number, and whether your question is addressed to the National Ombudsman or the Ombudsman for Children. The team will then contact you by phone the following Monday.

About the National Ombudsman

The National Ombudsman can help when something goes wrong between you and the government. For more information on the work of the National Ombudsman, please visit or the National Ombudsman’s Facebook page for the Caribbean Netherlands.

About the Ombudsman for Children

The Ombudsman for Children can help when the welfare and rights of children are at stake. For example, if a child does not go to school or a family does not receive the help or medical care it needs. For more information on the work of the Ombudsman for Children, go to or the Ombudsman for Children’s Facebook page.