Category: Ministry of Human Services and Social Security

Child Protection Week to be observed from Sept. 20-26

Child Protection Week to be observed from Sept. 20-26

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 19, 2020

Theme: “Protecting Children and Empowering Families to Cope with the Global Pandemic”    The Ministry of Human Services and Social ... Read More

Social Services Ministry to be restructured to serve most vulnerable – Minister Persaud

Social Services Ministry to be restructured to serve most vulnerable – Minister Persaud

Ayana George Ayana George- September 17, 2020

- partnering with UN + EU on US$4.5M initiative to tackle violence Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Hon. ... Read More

Religious leaders unified in National Day of Prayer, September 13

Religious leaders unified in National Day of Prayer, September 13

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 12, 2020

Following a meeting with Hon. Dr. Vindhya Persaud, Minister of Human Services and Social Security, leaders from a wide cross-section ... Read More

Budget 2020 has recorded increased allocations to fight Domestic Violence

Budget 2020 has recorded increased allocations to fight Domestic Violence

Ayana George Ayana George- September 10, 2020

-  Spotlight domestic violence initiative to be accelerated -  Police stations to be enhanced to accommodate victim’s privacy - Capacity ... Read More

Direct pension payment commences in Region 1

Direct pension payment commences in Region 1

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 9, 2020

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security continues its direct payment to pensioners who reside in remote locations countrywide. ... Read More

Human Services Minister pledges support to Deaf Association of Guyana

Human Services Minister pledges support to Deaf Association of Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 6, 2020

Securing a suitable building for members of the Deaf Association of Guyana to congregate for recreational activities is a commitment ... Read More

“We need persons on the ground”

“We need persons on the ground”

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 6, 2020

- Minister Persaud tells Guyana Women Miners Organisation Representatives of the Guyana Women Miners Organisation paid a courtesy call on ... Read More

Government to fund small cottage industries projects led by women

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- September 3, 2020

The Government will soon be funding projects for cottage industries led by women so that they can secure their livelihoods. ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.