Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities

The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities is the Government Agency responsible for rehabilitations, vocational training and placement of persons with disabilities in Jamaica. Under …

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Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP)

CSJP is a multi-faceted crime and violence prevention initiative of the Ministry of National Security which focuses on building community safety and security. The programme …

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Parole Board

What is Parole? Parole is the authority granted to an inmate to leave the prison in which he is serving a sentence and to spend …

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Accountant General’s Department

The Accountant General’s Department (AGD) is the nation’s Treasury and the operational Department within the Ministry of Finance and Planning, charged with facilitating and reporting …

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Air Jamaica (Legacy)

Air Jamaica was the national airline of Jamaica. It has been owned and operated by Caribbean Airlines since May 2011.

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Financial Investigations Division (FID)

The Financial Investigations Division is a Division within the Ministry of Finance and Planning which was established 16th December, 2002. The Division has evolved with …

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National Contracts Commission

Role and Function The National Contracts Commission (NCC) is an independent Commission. Its primary objective is the “promotion of efficiency in the process of the …

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Revenue Appeals Division

The Revenue Appeals Division (RAD) is an independent entity, mandated to hear and conclude appeals by taxpayers who are in disagreement with a decision of …

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National Commission on Reparations

In 2012, the National Commission on Reparations, chaired by Professor Verene Shepherd, of The University of the West Indies, was reconvened by former Minister of …

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Bureau of Gender Affairs

The Bureau of Women’s Affairs is mandated to mobilize the Government to address the problems that confront women, given the impact of patriarchy and sexism. …

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National Library of Jamaica

The National Library of Jamaica was established in 1979 under the Institute of Jamaica Act of 1978. It originated from the collection of the West …

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National Youth Service

Background Established in  1973, the National Youth Service (NYS) was re-launched in 1995 after a 12 year  break amidst major concerns about the high level …

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National Centre for Youth Development

The National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD), the youth division in the Ministry of Youth & Culture was established in the year 2000 as the …

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Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT)

The primary functions of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust are :   To promote the preservation of national monuments and anything designated as protected national …

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