Tag: Childcare and Protection Agency (CPA)

Investigations ongoing into child suicide at city school

Investigations ongoing into child suicide at city school

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 5, 2021

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, through the Childcare and Protection Agency (CPA) has taken immediate steps to ... Read More

‘Give them a chance to be a kid; let them know they’re loved’

‘Give them a chance to be a kid; let them know they’re loved’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 29, 2021

Foster Care parents urge: ‘Give them a chance to be a kid; let them know they’re loved’  As observations for ... Read More

Childcare and Protection Agency strengthens collaboration with Police to curb child abuse

Childcare and Protection Agency strengthens collaboration with Police to curb child abuse

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 25, 2021

As the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security advances steps to strengthen collaboration with the Guyana Police Force (GPF) ... Read More

Message by Hon. Dr. Vindyha Persaud, Minister of Human Services & Social Security on the occasion of World Social Work Day 2021

Message by Hon. Dr. Vindyha Persaud, Minister of Human Services & Social Security on the occasion of World Social Work Day 2021

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 16, 2021

On the occasion of World Social Work Day 2021, being observed under the theme “Ubuntu: I Am Because We Are ... Read More

Over 3,000 children abused in 2020

Over 3,000 children abused in 2020

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 24, 2021

- mothers warned to be careful of who they let into their homes & not to dismiss what children tell ... 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

One-stop Child Advocacy Centre opened in Kwakwani for reporting, treatment of child sexual abuse

One-stop Child Advocacy Centre opened in Kwakwani for reporting, treatment of child sexual abuse

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 11, 2020

- new facility is one of six in operation across Guyana GEORGETOWN, JULY 11, 2020 – UNICEF together with its ... Read More

Child abuse perpetrators must be charged within 72 hours

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 18, 2019

- Greene emphasises to Police, probation officers at stakeholders meeting The Childcare and Protection Agency (CPA) continues to work assiduously ... Read More

CDEMA, CDC, UNICEF host consultation on development of Protocol for Protection of children during disasters

CDEMA, CDC, UNICEF host consultation on development of Protocol for Protection of children during disasters

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 6, 2019

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 6, 2019) The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) in collaboration with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency ... Read More

New Family and Children Holding Centre to be completed by March

New Family and Children Holding Centre to be completed by March

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 11, 2019

─ once-known as the Sophia Drop-In Centre  DPI, Guyana, Friday, January 11, 2019 The Ministry of Social Protection will, by ... 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.