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New Era in Special Needs Provision

25th November 2021, 5:29pm Press Release

Habakkuk House is the Ministry of Community Affairs' newest group home.

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Social Workers Valued

25th February 2021, 1:14pm
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The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will celebrate and highlight the importance of social workers for the communityís well-being during Social Work Month in March.

Seniors Attend Christmas Social

4th December 2020, 1:58pm
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A lively crowd of around 200 delighted seniors attended a very special evening of dining and entertainment at the Lionís Centre on Wednesday 02 December.

Habakkuk House: New Era for SN Provision

25th November 2020, 2:58pm
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Government-run childrenís home, Habakkuk House opened its doors at an official opening ceremony on Friday, 20 November 2020.

Close Look at Older Persons Ambassadors

8th October 2020, 12:09pm
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This year's Older Persons Month Ambassadors will be featured throughout October.

OPM Ambassadors Announced

5th October 2020, 3:21pm
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Older Persons Month Reimagined

30th September 2020, 11:13am
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DCFS Recognition Event

29th September 2020, 2:23pm
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Shelter Management Training Held

29th May 2020, 1:25pm
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The Department of Children & Family Services wishes to advise members of the public that services in regards to all forms of welfare assistance are now being managed by the Needs Assessment Unit

Contact Us

Department of Children & Family Services
3rd Floor Commerce House,
7 Genesis Close, George Town, Grand Cayman
Cayman Islands
P: (345) 949-0290

Freedom of Information

As a Public Authority, the Department of Children & Family Services complies with the Freedom of Information Law, 2007.

The Department of Children & Family Services exists to encourage and promote self-sufficiency; to advocate, motivate and educate individuals and families, empowering them to realize their full potential thus functioning effectively as members of our society. This will be achieved through the provision of therapeutic services and community based programmes enhanced by ongoing research and in partnership with key stakeholders.

Paulinda Mendoza-Williams


  • Davin Barrett

    Finance Manager

  • Rayle Roberts

    Deputy Director

  • Social Work Managers

  • Leanora Wynter-Young

    Family Services

  • Cassandra Fearon

    Elderly Services

  • Nicole Quinland

    Adoption and Foster Care

  • Tiffany Myles

    MASH Manager - Child Protection

  • Lois Kellyman

    Community Development

  • Christine Miller

    Youth Services

  • Kerry Parchman

    Cayman Brac Office

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