The Child Development Agency aims to be an extraordinary agency in providing an atmosphere within which transformation of our children, family and team members occurs, allowing them to reach their full potential in a safe and nurturing environment.

Our mission is to provide care and protection beyond limits to our nation’s children through love, advocacy, education, rehabilitation and family support because we are committed to valuing our children, their families and our team members.

We pledge to have:

Respect for our clients (children and their families):
We will always apply the ‘best interests’ principle.
We aim to deliver the best and most effective service.
We welcome the views and participation of our clients at all times.
When a child leaves us he/she will be in a better position than when she/he came.
We commit to meeting our turnaround times.
We promote an environment of trust and confidence.
We provide a network of services and access points island-wide.

Respect for people:
We treat children, citizens, staff and partners with fairness, honesty and equity.
We support a healthy balance between work and personal life.
We strive to work in a sincere, considerate and caring manner.

Respect for our staff:
We recognize that the quality, motivation and performance of our employees are the key factors in achieving our success.
We treat our staff with respect and honesty.
We support a healthy balance between work and personal life.
We strive to work in a sincere, considerate and caring manner.
We are committed to diversity, equal opportunity and fair treatment.
We believe in promotion based on merit, and promotion from within, whenever possible
We want our organizational structure and culture to promote employee involvement, open communication, teamwork and cooperation.


We are dedicated to providing high quality, courteous and responsive service.

We are accountable to our community for the efficient, responsible and ethical management of public and donor funds.
We are accountable for the delivery of results.
We provide accessible and honest information.
We carry out our work in a fair and transparent manner.
Integrity, professionalism, ethics and honesty are required behaviours.
We promote quality assurance in all our work processes.
Data integrity and reliability is key to our success.
We are available at all times.

We work in collaboration with clients and stakeholders
We value teamwork to maintain high performance.