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View Speech by Minister Stephenson 2019
Our mission is to facilitate social, cultural and economic development at the community level.
Our mission is to promote sustainable economic development by engineering and regulating a vibrant co-operative sector in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Our mission is to provide persistently, effective programmes and efficient services aimed at advocating equity in family relations, fostering the Rights of the Child, persons with disabilities, the elderly and enhancing the socio-economic development of all family members.
Our mission is to ensure that all citizens of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have equal access to opportunities that will shape their social, cultural, spiritual, educational, economical and political development.


Hon. Orando Brewster

The Gender Affairs Division within the Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, etc. is hosting a two-day training of trainers workshop on 'Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI)' scheduled for October 15 – 16, 2019, at the Girls Guide Headquarters.

This training proposes to build the capacity of a wide range of stakeholders, including law enforcement officers, educators, social workers and healthcare providers on the importance of respecting the human rights of and providing non-discriminatory services to LGBT people.

The objectives of this training workshop are to:
a. Increase the knowledge of participants on the rights and dignity of LGBT people;
b. Increase the understanding of participants about the challenges faced by LGBT people in accessing public services as a result of homophobia and transphobia;
c. Challenge existing biases and prejudices of the participants to allow for better support the community;
d. Build the capacity of participants to plan and implement trainings within their respective sectors.

Glenroy Murray

The training would be facilitated by Glenroy Murray, Senior Advisor of J-Flag in Jamaica and Marlon Charles-Young, Youth Programme Coordinator at the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Planned Parenthood Association.



SOURCE: Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disability and Youth and the Information Technology Services Division (I.T.S.D.)

Family Services Division

We Facilitate and identify alternative homes for abused children and the elderly.  Liaise with child care agencies, regional and International. Prepare social inquiry report for the Court and relevant international agencies.

Our Division is located in Pauls Avenue in the Co-operative Credit Union League Building. Find out more on what we offer

Contact Information

Permanent Secretary
Ms. Catherine Defreitas 
Tel :(784) 450-0395
PBX :(784) 456-1111
Ext : 395/396
Fax :(784) 457-2476 


The Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, Local Government, Gender Affairs, Family Affairs, Housing and Informal Settlement

Halifax Street Kingstown St. Vincent

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Saturday - Sunday