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Amalgamation of social services to create more jobs

April 3, 2024

21 new jobs will be created when the social services are fully amalgamated.

In addition, no current staff members are expected to lose their jobs.

This was disclosed by Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Kirk Humphrey during a news conference to launch Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month 2024.

It’s Government’s intention to have the Child Care Board, National Assistance Board, Welfare Department, and the National Disabilities Unit housed under one roof.

Minister Humphrey says they are at a very advanced stage with plans, and have already recevied a final report from the university that will set out the structure and positions in the new department.

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