Some of the agencies involved in the care of our nation’s children will showcase their services at a two-day Children’s Expo this Thursday and Friday.
It will be held on the ground floor along the corridor near DaCosta Mannings Inc., at the Sheraton Centre Mall, Sargeant’s Village, Christ Church, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., each day.
Along with staff from the Child Care Board, a number of social care providers will be on hand to disseminate information to the public.?? These will include:?? the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, the Barbados Library Service, the Caribbean Dyslexia Association and Centre, Parents Education for Development in Barbados (PAREDOS), the Barbados Family Planning Association, the Probation Department, the Juvenile Liaison Scheme, the Barbados Youth Service, the Welfare Department and the Children’s Development Centre.
The Expo is one of several activities planned by the Child Care Board to mark Child Month, which is being celebrated in May under the theme, "Children are the Beacons of Today:?? Let them Shine."