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A general review of  all Public Assistance and Child Disability Grant cardholders is expected to get underway here from September 7, 2015 to October 9, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

The Child Disability which commenced in July 2014 grant is administered by the Ministry of Social transformation and caters to individuals with disabilities under the age of 21.

The review is taking place in order to update the personal information of the grant recipients who have qualified for the program.

Assistant Director at the Ministry of Social Transformation Tanzia Toussaint says this review will be conducted at all of the Ministry’s Regional Offices island wide.

Ms Toussaint informs that before monies are paid, the card holders must provide certain details to the respective Welfare Officers. It includes An updated doctor’s book or letter which must be stamped using the Hospital or Health Centre stamp for bedridden, sick, mentally and physically challenged, amputees and elderly clients, Birth Certificate, National Identification Cards for everyone 18 years and older.

All children at tertiary level institutions (Sir Arthur Lewis Community College) must submit proof of enrollment or acceptance letter from the institution. Students attending Primary, Secondary Schools and Special Education Centres should submit letters from the institution stating they are still enrolled at school or a copy of last term’s assessment report.
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