Child Protection and Family Services Agency

Protecting Children, Transforming Lives, Securing the Future.

Overseas Investigations

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency conducts investigations upon request by overseas agencies requiring reports on:

  • The circumstances of children left in Jamaica by their parents;
  • The circumstances of children, in Jamaica, whose parents have appealed the decision of immigration officials not to grant visas for settlement;
  • The circumstances of relatives being considered as suitable caregivers for children who are to be returned to Jamaica;
  • Parents views regarding the children who are appearing in Court and for whom they have been subpoenaed; and
  • Home Studies.
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