Food Assistance Prepaid Cards reach Cat Island

May 2, 2017

On Monday, 24th April, 2017 representatives of the Department of Social Services of the Ministry of Social Services and Community Development visited Cat Island to distribute visa pre-paid cards to

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GB Tourism Officials Keep Efforts Focused on Environmental Protection

April 25, 2017

Recognizing the importance of coastal protection, Ministry of Tourism officials in Grand Bahama brought to the forefront initiatives taken in April, Coastal Awareness Month, that highlighted the importance of protecting

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Transformation Ministries Community Clean Up for Easter

April 15, 2017

While most churches were busy sprucing up their sanctuaries to welcome members and guests on one of the most important Sundays of the year, Transformation Ministries International pastors decided that

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Cabinet Ministers Tour the Backyard Farming Initiative at Centres for Boys and Girls

April 5, 2017

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources the Hon. V. Alfred Gray and Minister of Social Services and Community Development the Hon. Melanie Griffin toured the Backyard Farming Initiative at the

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Strong Community Ties Protect the Well-being of Children

March 27, 2017

The creation of stronger, more nurturing communities that are supportive of family life is one of the mechanisms that can be used to help turn the tide against child abuse

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Willie Mae Pratt School for Girls Receives Hurricane Matthew Relief Items

March 27, 2017

The Hon. Melanie Griffin, Minister of Social Services and Community Development, was presented an assortment of Hurricane Relief items for residents of the Willie Mae Pratt School for Girls on

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Fishermen in North Andros Receive Assistance Vouchers

March 19, 2017

A delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture & Marine Resources and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) recently visited Nicholls Town to distribute vouchers under the Hurricane Matthew Fisheries Relief

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More than 1,200 Residents Receive Help in Fire’s Aftermath

March 14, 2017

Social Workers from the Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Community Development, will continue to provide extended hours assistance at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium for residents

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Re-launch of Boys Project to Address Violence among Young Males

February 15, 2017

Officials of the Department of Social Services, the Department of Gender and Family Affairs and the National Task Force for Ending Gender-based Violence in The Bahamas teamed up Wednesday to

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Mayaguana Gets Resident Social Worker

February 10, 2017

Mayaguana received its very own resident Social Worker following the recent arrival of Ms. Nakita Smith who will oversee the Department’s on-the-ground operations. Minister of Social Services and Community Development,

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