Tag Archives: Ministry of Social Development


A Stakeholder Consultation was held here today, as the Ministry of Social Development embarks on a comprehensive  review of the sexual offences provisions in the Criminal Code of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Ministry has received technical assistance from the Human Dignity Trust (HDT) to proceed with the project. As part of the project,… Continue Reading →


Over 40 Single Heads of Households are expected to be enrolled in the 2019 Single Parents Programme, organized by the Gender Affairs Division in the Ministry of Social Development. The participants are expected to attend an orientation session, hosted by the Division today. The session will be held at the Fisheries Conference Room, from 9:00… Continue Reading →


The Gender Affairs Division within the Ministry of Social Development, will hold its Annual Orientation for the Single Parents Programme next week. The session is set to take place on Wednesday May 15th at 9:00 a.m. at the Fisheries Conference Room. Over forty Single Heads of Households are expected to be enrolled in the programme for… Continue Reading →


The second Youth Affairs/Police Band Apprentice Programme will be officially launched here this afternoon, at a ceremony to hosted jointly by the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force and the Youth Affairs Division in the Ministry of Social Development. The Programme is an extension of the Youth Empowerment Service (YES) Programme, and was… Continue Reading →


The Ministry of Social Development will be moving swiftly this year  to continue work on the Liberty Lodge Boys Training Centre, under the second phase of the Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP). Word of this came from Minister of Social Development Frederick Stephenson during a signing ceremony held here last month. Minister Stephenson said since… Continue Reading →


A workshop which seeks to strengthen Social Protection System for Disaster Preparedness and Response wraps up here today. Through the Ministry of Social Development and the World Bank, several reforms have been introduced, namely, the design of a targeting instrument to identify poor and vulnerable households and the establishment of the eligibility criteria for safety… Continue Reading →