The Ministry of Social Development says it has recognised the need for greater support for grandparents who often perform a multiplicity of roles in supporting their grandchildren. The following is a press release from the Ministry of Social Development:
The Ministry of Social Development and Family Service will launch its Grand Parenting Programme on Friday, 13 August 2021 from 10:00 AM at the Ministry’s Head Office, Level 6, 39 – 43 St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain.
Senator the Honourable Donna Cox Minister of Social Development and Family Services, will deliver an address.
The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services has recognised the need for greater support for the role of grandparents, who often perform a multiplicity of roles in support of their grandchildren. Some of the provisions in support of this group include parental training, specifically designed for the specific needs of grandparents, counselling services, and support groups.