Social Protection Ministry accelerates services to offset the impact of COVID-19

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 28, 2020

To counteract the impact of the novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Social Protection has accelerated its services and will be providing support to eligible citizens.

The Ministry in a statement yesterday said only individuals/households who meet at least one of the following criteria will qualify for consideration;

    • Individual/Household currently benefiting from Public Assistance provided by the Ministry of Social Protection (MOSP).
    • Individual/Household who applied for Public Assistance and are awaiting a response from MOSP.
    • Individual/Household who suffered a loss of income due to COVID-19.
    • Household headed by senior citizens or persons with disabilities.

Persons are required to fill out the COVID-19 Public Assistance Form which can be accessed on the Ministry of Social Protection’s website at https://mosp.gov.gy/ or   https://government.gy/eform/241.

Completing this requirement is important as it helps to identify and provide much needed tangible support for vulnerable households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Further, the Social Protection Ministry is collaborating with the University of Guyana students [Masters in Social Work Class] to assist eligible persons who may have difficulties filling out the form online.

These persons are encouraged to call the numbers provided below on the specified days and times only for assistance.

Phone Numbers Days Time
615-9507 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
615-9495 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
615-9990 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
615-7839            Toll   Free Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
665-2271 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
615-9507 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
615-9727 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
615-7829 Mon to Friday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
264-2690 Mon to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
225-6202 Mon to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
227-4410 Mon to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
223-1747 ext. 2266/2267 Mon to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
232-0952 Mon to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
337-2667 Mon to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 noon
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