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Direct pension payment commences in Region 1

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 9, 2020

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security continues its direct payment to pensioners who reside in remote locations countrywide. ... Read More

Close collaboration credited for stabilization of COVID-19 situation at the Palms

Close collaboration credited for stabilization of COVID-19 situation at the Palms

Ayana George Ayana George- June 13, 2020

— Additional trained personnel brought on DPI, Guyana, Saturday, June 13, 2020. The Ministry of Social Protection has credited close ... Read More

 Sheltering vulnerable seniors and children during COVID-19

Ayana George Ayana George- April 16, 2020

—Visits restricted, routine screening of staff —Children and Family Care Centre apartments available for isolation if needed DPI, Guyana, Thursday, ... Read More

HROs engaged in furthering gender equality in the workplace

HROs engaged in furthering gender equality in the workplace

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 12, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 12, 2018 Human Resource Officers (HROs) and Managers in the various government and other agencies are ... Read More

Social Protection Ministry working to ensure elderly care facilities meet minimum standards

Social Protection Ministry working to ensure elderly care facilities meet minimum standards

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 19, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, March 19, 2018 The Ministry of Social Protection is working to ensure all registered elderly care facilities ... Read More

13 Region Two child care facilities licenced for first time

13 Region Two child care facilities licenced for first time

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 30, 2017

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 For the first time in history 13 child care facilities in Essequibo, Region Two ... Read More

First ever elderly residential facilities’ visiting committee launched

First ever elderly residential facilities’ visiting committee launched

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 4, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, May 4, 2017 The first ever elderly residential facilities visiting committee was launched today, by the Ministry ... 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

New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 27, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, April 27, 2016 The Ministry of Social Protection’s, Social Services department will be implementing a community advocate ... Read More

Break the silence against violence! Minister Lawrence urges citizens

Break the silence against violence! Minister Lawrence urges citizens

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 25, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, November 25, 2016 The Ministry of Social Protection commenced the “Sixteen days of activism” to eliminate violence ... 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.