A Helping Hand For 11-Plus Students

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

The Welfare Department has stepped up to offer assistance to over 100 students who will be writing this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Exam, commonly referred to as the 11-Plus examination. Chief Welfare Officer, Deborah Norville, presented 24 students recently with ‘Common Entrance kits’, comprising a clipboard, two pencils, one eraser, one sharpener and a drawstring bag, engraved with the …

Welfare Cheques Delayed

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Members of the public are advised that Welfare cheques for the period dated 2018-03-30 and 2018-04-13 will be delayed. The cheques will be available during the week of Tuesday, April 3. The Welfare Department regrets any inconvenience caused. See also: READ MORE A Helping Hand For 11-Plus Students anemptytextlline READ MORE Press Statement On Irregular Cheques anemptytextlline READ MORE New …

Press Statement On Irregular Cheques

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The Chief Welfare Officer is advising the public, especially the business community, to be on the lookout for Welfare Grants in the sum of $280.00. The cheques, dated August 23 and September 7, 2017, have the corresponding National Registration Numbers 580205-0022 and 690511-0068, are not to be honoured as they present with some irregularities. Any person in possession of, or having knowledge of …

New Numbers For Welfare Dept.

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

(Stock Image) There has been a change in telephone numbers at the Welfare Department. The PBX is now 535-1000, while the new fax number is 535-1061. Persons may reach the Chief Welfare Officer at 535-1001 and the Deputy Chief Welfare Officer at 535-1002. For the complete list of new numbers at the various government offices across the island, you may …

Chief Welfare Officer Responds To Nation Article

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Chief Welfare Officer, Deborah Norville has issued a statement in response to an article which appeared in the Nation Newspaper on Tuesday, July 12, with the headline: Family of 14 with nowhere to go after fire. In the statement, Ms. Norville stated: “Following the house fire which destroyed the rental home of the Bayley family on June 24th, a decision …

St. Philip North Farmers’ Market & Health Fair

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

(FP) The St. Philip North Constituency Council will host a Farmers’ Market, Health Fair and Sports Day on Saturday, June 25, at the Hilda Skeene Pavilion and Playing Field, Jezreel, St. Philip. The day’s activities, which will run from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., will include displays and sale of products and services; health checks and promotions; sporting competitions and …