PALO LEYTE- The volunteer probation assistants (VPAs) continue to conduct community-based program and extension activities for paroles and probations within Region 8.
VPA is a localized and community-based program for paroles and probations or called “clients.”
At present, there are more than 100 VPAs serving over 2,000 clients.
VPAs are with the Parole and Probation Administration (PPA).
All parole and probation offices in the region conduct their own activities like tree planting, coastal clean-up, and brigade with the VPAs participating.
Here in the city, the VPAs initiates mass wedding, distribution of school bags with school supplies intended for their clients’ children, hydroponics and livelihood education.
(JESSICA A. OLEVO, LNU Student Intern)