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Social Services revises applications for those seeking rental assistance

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As the economic fallout from the covid-19 pandemic continues, officials in the ministry of social services say they will respond to all those seeking...

Social Agencies work ‘hand-in-hand’ to ensure access for PwDs

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Officials at the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) and its Secretariat, and the Disability Affairs Division of the Department of Social Services, have been diligently working hand-in-hand to ensure that both the needs of regular and new clients who are persons with disabilities are being addressed during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The collaboration is part of the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s continued efforts to ensure that all of its human and other resources are brought to bear in the delivery of social assistance.

Social assistance programmes continue despite increased demands due to COVID-19

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Employees across the Min.of Social Services and Urban Development are continuing to fulfill the needs of their regular clients while working to address the influx of new requests for social assistance as a result of the presence of the COVID-19 Pandemic in The Bahamas. These include employees from the Department of Social Services, the Dept. of Gender and Family Affairs, the Department of Rehabilitative Welfare Services and Urban Renewal, in addition to key Divisions and entities such as the Disability Affairs Division, Community Affairs Division, Community Support Services Division, and the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities and its Secretariat. Employees continue to work on the frontlines of the Government of The Bahamas’ overall response to the COVID-19 Pandemic along with the other government agencies that have been declared essential services.
COVID-19 IN THE BAHAMAS