Child Protection and Family Services Agency

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  • Sixty More Youngsters in State Care Benefit from Dunwoody Baptist Church Camp in Moreland, Manchester (7/12/2018) - Each year the Dunwoody Baptist Church (DBC) has been targeting youth through their empowerment Camp, and this year is no different, as they seek to engage approximately sixty (60) more youngsters in State care, ages 16 to 18 years, preparing for independent living. Themed, “Born Gifted”, the five-day Camp which is being held in Moreland, […]
  • Muirton Child Care Facility Reopens (7/9/2018) - Approximately 15 boys in State care, ages 11 to 16 years with learning disabilities, now have a newly-renovated facility to call home. This is as a result of recent work done at the Muirton Child Care Facility in Manchioneal, Portland which was funded to the tune of $10.02 million. The overall project which was completed […]
  • CPFSA Encourages Jamaicans to Inspire Hope and Foster a Child (7/9/2018) - With a number of activities currently underway in celebration of National Foster Care Recognition Week, being celebrated from February 11 to 17; the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) continues to encourage persons to Inspire Hope and Foster a Child. Public Relations and Communications Manager at the CPFSA, Rochelle Dixon informed that the Agency […]
  • CPFSA hosts Inaugural Life Skills and Empowerment Seminar for Youth in State Care Pursing Tertiary Education (7/9/2018) - Wednesday, July 2, 2018: Over 50 youngsters in State care pursuing tertiary studies benefited from a recently held life skills and empowerment seminar, staged by the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) at the Chinese Benevolent Association in Kingston. Dubbed ‘Confidence Aloud-Putting Your Best Self Forward’, the event was the first of its kind, […]
  • Several Islandwide Activities to be undertaken by CPFSA for Child Month 2018 (7/9/2018) - May 1, 2018: In celebration of Child Month, the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) will be undertaking several island wide activities, under the theme “A.F.FI.R.M Me”. Emphasising the theme, CPFSA’s Public Relations Manager, Rochelle Dixon said that every year the Agency pause to celebrate the nation’s children by engaging them in a series […]
  • Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-09) Janitorial Service (7/7/2018) - Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-09)   Procuring Entity:            The Child Protection and Family Services Agency- CPFSA (formerly                                              Child Development Agency)   Scope:                                 Janitorial Services for the Corporate Office located at 48, Duke Street,                                 Kingston to involve cleaning of office and office space of 17435 sq ft                               Eligibility Criteria:         […]
  • Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-03) (3/26/2018) - Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-03) Procuring Entity: The Child Protection & Family Services Agency – CPFSA (formerly Child Development Agency) Scope: Renovation of a section of the Homestead Place of Safety, Stony Hill, St. Andrew; specifically the dormitory area. Download FULL AD HERE Eligibility Criteria: 1.Copy of Tax […]
  • 137 Children in State care successful in GSAT (7/25/2016) - They endured long hours of studying, going over practice papers day daily to get a qualifying average that will help them transition from primary to secondary school. The results are in! Of the 141 children that sat the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) across the Child Development Agency’s four  regions (South East, North East, Southern and […]
  • Five Wards of the State from the Mt. Olivet Boys Home on France tour with World Olympic Sprinter, Yohan Blake (7/13/2016) - Jubilation was etched on the faces of five wards of the State from the Mount Olivet Boys Home in Walderston, Manchester, who departed from the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston for a two-week tour of France on July 6, with World Olympian, Yohan Blake. The boys who are between the ages of 13 to 19 […]
  • Five Residential Child Care Facilities to be boosted with CAD $444,000 Donation (7/7/2016) - Approximately Four Hundred and Forty Four ($CAD 444,000) thousand Canadian dollars was handed over to five (5) residential Child Care facilities on Thursday, June 30 by Executor Miss Gwendolyn Gooding, on behalf of  late Sonia McDonald to improve the services offered to children in State care. Miss McDonald who was born in Jamaica and lived […]
  • CDA and Volunteers set for Islandwide Labour Day Projects (6/24/2016) - With a number of projects set to be undertaken at Child Care facilities islandwide; the team from the Child Development Agency, in partnership with ScotiaFoundation, National Youth Service and Edgechem are fully charged to lend their support in the beautification of some 15 homes on Labour Day, May 23, 2016. Themed, “‘For Health’s Sake, Keep […]
  • Children in State care benefit from CDA’s National Exiting Care Expo (6/24/2016) -   Close to 700 children from State care got an opportunity to interact with several service providers and mentors through the second staging of the Child Development Agency’s National Exiting Care Expo, held on Wednesday, March 9, at the Jamaica Conference Centre themed ‘Waves of Change…Oceans of Opportunities’. The event saw children between ages 16-18 […]
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