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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.
Our mission is to provide a caring environment in which boys 7 – 16 years old having familial, educational, social, emotional, and or behavioural difficulties can develop skills that would allow them to become responsible and productive citizens.


Hon. Orando Brewster

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in collaboration with the SimplyHelp Foundation handed over sporting equipment, toys, shoes and clothing items to the Ministry of National Mobilisation, at a brief ceremony held at the Girls Guide Headquarters in Kingstown Park on Tuesday, 16th April.

Speaking at the handing over ceremony, Ambassador of the Republic of China On Taiwan, Her Excellency Fiona Fan, thanked the foundation for their initiative in helping to bring assistance to students and beneficiaries of the donated items.

Ambassador Fan said the items arrived in a container packed with other items to be distributed to recipients in different fields around the country. The items donated at today’s ceremony are valued at $49,000USD.

Minister of National Mobilisation, Dr. Orande Brewster expressed his appreciation for the longstanding relationship between SVG & The Republic of China (Taiwan) which continues to bear fruit.

Dr. Brewster said that through his Ministry and the various departmental programs, they have implemented, the items that were donated today as well as in the previous weeks will greatly assist the Ministry in realising its mandate.

The sporting organisations that are benefiting are: Barrouallie Sports Association, Calliaqua Grassroot Football Club, Carib Warriors Football Club, Diamonds Sports Club, Green Hill Sports Club, Layou FC, North Leeward Predators, Orange Hill Football Club, Overland Football Club, Owia and Fancy United Football Clubs, Pride and Joy Football Club, Richland Park and Mesopotamia Police Youth Clubs, Sharpes Football League, Stubbs and Diamond Police Youth Clubs and the System 3 Football Academy.

The SimplyHelp Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that was formed in 2000. The organisation's headquarters is in California and was established by Taiwan citizens.



SOURCE: Agency For Public Information (API)

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 Secretaries
Ms. Catherine Defreitas 
PS For Housing and Informal Human Settlement
Location: Granby Street, Kingstown
Tel : (PBX) :(784) 456-1111, Ext : 4681

Mrs. Merissa Finch-Burke 
PS For Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, and Youth
Tel : (PBX) :(784) 456-1111, Ext : 3863


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

Halifax Street Kingstown St. Vincent

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