Category: Ministry of Human Services and Social Security

Human Services Minister appeals: Stop using physical violence to punish your children!

Human Services Minister appeals: Stop using physical violence to punish your children!

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 20, 2021

Hon. Dr. Vindhya Persaud, Minister of Human Services and Social Security is pleading with parents to use alternative methods of ... Read More

Human Services Ministry formalises its Support and Heal Network initiative

Human Services Ministry formalises its Support and Heal Network initiative

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 18, 2021

The Support and Heal Network initiative, a partnership between Ministry of Human Services and Social Security and faith-based leaders to ... Read More

NIS launches additional Life Certificate service via WhatsApp

NIS launches additional Life Certificate service via WhatsApp

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 15, 2021

The National Insurance is a social security organisation that is committed to excellence. The Scheme constantly reviews the services provided ... Read More

Social Protection Ministry launches ‘young influencers’ programme

Social Protection Ministry launches ‘young influencers’ programme

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 14, 2021

-to empower youths, harness their ability to impact their peers  The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, on Thursday, ... Read More

Human Services Ministry to launch “Men’s Only” Virtual Hangout on January 14

Human Services Ministry to launch “Men’s Only” Virtual Hangout on January 14

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 12, 2021

A virtual safe-space for men to be candid about issues affecting them will be launched by the Ministry of Human ... Read More

Night Shelter celebrates 20 years of helping the indigent

Night Shelter celebrates 20 years of helping the indigent

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 9, 2021

The Night Shelter opened its doors two decades ago to provide temporary refuge for the homeless, and now it has ... Read More

Over 59,000 pensioners benefitting from Govt’s pension increase

Over 59,000 pensioners benefitting from Govt’s pension increase

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 8, 2021

- recipients getting $25,000 old age pension Some 59,500 pensioners across the country are now benefitting from the Government’s $25,000 ... Read More

Palms can now accommodate 240 residents

Palms can now accommodate 240 residents

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- January 7, 2021

Renovations at the Palms Geriatric Home are complete and the facility is now capable of accommodating 24o residents. Mr. Whentworth ... Read More

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