Tagged: child protection

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Child Protection In Sports Workshop

About 20 community leaders, including police officers and coaches participated in a one-day workshop on Child Protection in Sports. Coordinated by UNICEF, a team from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) conducted the workshop...

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Foster Carers Needed as Child Neglect Case Increase

More foster parents are needed to support the growing number of children in need of care, according to Director of Social Services Teresena Fergus. Speaking at a recent workshop on Early Childhood Development (ECD),...

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New Board Elected at Children's Society AGM

A new board was elected on Wednesday afternoon to take forward the charge of protecting the island’s children. The Montserrat Children’s Society, now in its third year, held its Annual General Meeting at the...

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Child Safeguarding Unit to Be Fast Tracked

A Child Safeguarding Unit is to be fast tracked for Montserrat. This was announced last week by Her Excellency the Governor Elizabeth Carriere. The governor told the press that the need for the unit...

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Foster Carers Needed, Says Social Services

The Social Services Department wants professional foster carers. According to Child Safeguarding Specialist with the department, Elaine Ryan, a three-day workshop will begin on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 to identify potential foster carers for...