Child Protection and Family Services Agency

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  • CPFSA to host two-day Anti-bullying Workshop at Police Officers Club in Kingston (3/28/2019) - As bullying continues to be an ongoing issue, affecting Jamaican children in schools, child care institutions and the wider society; the Child Care and Family Protection Agency (CPFSA) will be hosting a two-day workshop, aimed at building the capacity of stakeholders to mitigate against the negative effects of bullying on victims. Organised by a Technical […]
  • CPFSA and Family Life Ministries to sign Service Agreement to expand the National Foster Care Programme (3/28/2019) - The Family Life Ministries (FLM) and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, through the Child Protection and Family services Agency (CPFSA) will sign a Service Agreement, aimed at expanding the National foster care programme.   This initiative, which will be spearheaded by both the FLM and CPFSA, seeks to improve the delivery and operation […]
  • Opportunities to Nurture (11/20/2018) - Take a Child Home for the Holiday Programme Click HERE to download Holiday Placement Application Form Background  The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) launched its Holiday Placement Programme; Take a Child Home for the Holiday Programme in 2006.   About the Programme The agency recognizes that children placed in family environments produce better outcomes.  Primarily, […]
  • Annual Candlelight Vigil & Concert (11/15/2018) -
  • CPFSA Commemorates 60 Years of Adoption in Jamaica (11/7/2018) - It has been sixty (60) years since adoption was made an option for many families in Jamaica. To Commemorate this milestone, the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) has been recognising the achievements of the programme with a week of activities from Sunday, November 4th to Saturday, November 10th, themed, “Adoption: Building Families, Changing […]
  • Adoption 60th Anniversary (11/7/2018) - CPFSA Celebrates 60 Years of Adoption in Jamaica.  Please see our schedule of activities below and feel free to joins us as we celebrate this milestone achievement for Jamaica.
  • Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-14) (8/22/2018) - Procuring Entity: The Child Protection & Family Services Agency – CPFSA (formerly Child Development Agency) Scope: We require a Consultant, Firm, Organization or a Research University to lead the design and implementation of a study of street children in Jamaica. The purpose of the study is to determine the factors which predispose children to be […]
  • Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-13) (8/18/2018) - Invitation to Bid – (CDA-2018-13) Procuring Entity: The Child Protection & Family Services Agency – CPFSA (formerly Child Development Agency) Scope: We require a Consultant to prepare Jamaica’s first period report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) on the optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the […]
  • 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, […]
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