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Hon. Frederick A. Stephenson


Welcome to the website of the Ministry of National Mobilization, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disability and Youth. Our Mission: To engage in social transformation through social empowerment, social protection and justice, using national mobilization, social development and Youth

The National Commission on Gender-based Violence has been installed to address issues relating to all forms of violence.

The Commission was officially introduced by Minister of National Mobilization, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons With Disabilities and Youth, Hon. Frederick Stephenson, as part of the sixteen days activism campaign.

The Commission was established by Cabinet to function as an oversight body for the implementation of a multi-sectoral response to Gender-based Violence.

Speaking at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conference room on Monday 27th November, Minister Stephenson said that the Commission comprises representatives from several ministries and agencies

Police Superintendent, Ruth Jacobs, speaking on behalf of the Police Commissioner, said that the Police Force is a key stakeholder in the vexing issue of violence.



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
Mrs. Nerissa Gittens-McMillan 
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, Persons with Disabilities and Non Governmental Organisations

Halifax Street Kingstown St. Vincent

Office Hours

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