Tag: Ministry of Human Services and Social Security

Gov’t launches online portal for old-age pension, public assistance applications

Gov’t launches online portal for old-age pension, public assistance applications

- February 27, 2024

Persons eligible for pension and public assistance can now apply for these services from the comfort of their homes, as ... Read More

Old-age pension, public assistance increases payable in March

Old-age pension, public assistance increases payable in March

- February 4, 2024

Old-age pensioners and public assistance recipients will benefit from all budgetary increases starting March 2024.   This follows the passage ... Read More

$48.1 B approved for Ministry of Human Services

$48.1 B approved for Ministry of Human Services

- February 2, 2024

A whopping $48.1 billion was approved by the Committee of Supply Wednesday evening for the Ministry of Human Services and ... Read More

‘Opposition did little or nothing in 5 years for Guyanese’ – Min. Persaud

‘Opposition did little or nothing in 5 years for Guyanese’ – Min. Persaud

- January 25, 2024

Underscoring the magnitude of work executed by her ministry in the last three years, Minister of Human Services and Social ... Read More

Gov’t to inject $63M to construct new Juvenile Justice Centre – Min Persaud

Gov’t to inject $63M to construct new Juvenile Justice Centre – Min Persaud

- January 25, 2024

The government will be injecting some $63 million for the construction of a juvenile justice processing centre. This was announced ... Read More

‘One-stop’ Hope and Justice Centre commissioned in Lusignan

‘One-stop’ Hope and Justice Centre commissioned in Lusignan

- January 19, 2024

As part of the government’s efforts to combat gender-based violence, a new Hope and Justice Centre was on Friday commissioned ... Read More

$1.8B allocated to provide better eye care services to Schoolchildren, pensioners

$1.8B allocated to provide better eye care services to Schoolchildren, pensioners

- January 17, 2024

The government is investing heavily in advancing health care services, making them available to citizens particularly children and senior citizens ... Read More

Old age pension increases to $36,000 in budget 2024

Old age pension increases to $36,000 in budget 2024

- January 15, 2024

— Public Assistance also increases to $19,000 Effective from January 2024, old age pension will be $36,000 per month placing ... Read More

Govt urges Enmore, Enterprise communities to take advantage of social services

Govt urges Enmore, Enterprise communities to take advantage of social services

- January 14, 2024

The government is urging the residents of Enmore and Enterprise, East Coast Demerara to start taking more advantage of the ... Read More

63 women receive gas stoves, sewing machines to start up business

63 women receive gas stoves, sewing machines to start up business

- January 9, 2024

Sixty-three women are now in the position to become entrepreneurs or perfect their craft with support from the Ministry of ... Read More