Tag: public assistance

Citizens laud new relief measures announced by President Ali

Citizens laud new relief measures announced by President Ali

Neola Damon Neola Damon- August 18, 2021

Citizens are lauding the Government for its continued efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable groups amid the Covid pandemic. ... Read More

Human Services Ministry’s virtual Help Desk created to respond to public queries

Human Services Ministry’s virtual Help Desk created to respond to public queries

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 23, 2021

Cognisant of the growing demands COVID-19 has placed on the populace, particularly the vulnerable, the Ministry of Human Services and ... Read More

No citizen in need should be denied public assistance

No citizen in need should be denied public assistance

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- December 19, 2020

-Minister Persaud tells Berbice Boards of Guardians Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Vindhya Persaud says no ... Read More

Data collection mechanism to enable COVID-19 public assistance

Data collection mechanism to enable COVID-19 public assistance

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- May 20, 2020

─ Applications available manually and online. DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 The Government of Guyana has launched a data ... Read More

Old age pension increases to $20,500

Old age pension increases to $20,500

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 26, 2018

─   Public assistance also increased ─   Tax exemptions for persons with disabilities DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 26, 2018 Old age pension ... Read More

32 Boards of Guardians appointed – to process govt’s Public Assistance programme

32 Boards of Guardians appointed – to process govt’s Public Assistance programme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 15, 2018

DPI Guyana, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Thirty-Two (32) Boards of Guardians will be installed across the ten administrative regions for ... Read More

Pensioners get 2.6 percent increase-Budget 2018

Pensioners get 2.6 percent increase-Budget 2018

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 27, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 27, 2017 The Coalition government has committed to increasing the old age pension to $19,500, with ... Read More

Region 5 Fire Victims given assistance by Ministry of Social Protection

Region 5 Fire Victims given assistance by Ministry of Social Protection

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 8, 2017

Ministry of Social Protection, Guyana - The Difficult Circumstances Unit under the Ministry of Social Protection’s arm of Public Assistance ... Read More

More persons now benefitting from Public Assistance programme

More persons now benefitting from Public Assistance programme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 3, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Effective January 1 2017, the Ministry of Social Protection’s Public Assistance was increased from ... Read More

Probation officers now in all administrative regions

Probation officers now in all administrative regions

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 12, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, January 12, 2017 Probation officers are now deployed in all ten administrative regions. The Assistant Chief Probation ... 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.