Tag: public assistance

Minister Persaud engage Local Boards of Guardians

Minister Persaud engage Local Boards of Guardians

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 13, 2022

Following a series of complaints from members of the public, Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Vindhya ... Read More

Over 3000 vulnerable women expected to benefit from WIIN 2022

Over 3000 vulnerable women expected to benefit from WIIN 2022

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 6, 2022

-Human Services Ministry host massive outreaches in Regions 5 and 6 The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, through ... Read More

$200M for persons living with disabilities

$200M for persons living with disabilities

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- February 8, 2022

The PPP/C Administration has once again demonstrated its interest in the well-being of persons living with disabilities with the budgetary ... Read More

Budget 2022: $28,000 for old age pension, $14,000 for public assistance

Budget 2022: $28,000 for old age pension, $14,000 for public assistance

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- January 26, 2022

Some $2.3 billion has been allocated to increase old age pension from $25,000 to $28,000 monthly, which will see 65,000 ... Read More

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 Reporter Staff Reporter- 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 Reporter Staff Reporter- 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 Reporter Staff Reporter- 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

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