Alpha Boys' School

Alpha Boys School was founded by the Sisters of Mercy more than 100 years ago. It is located at 26 South Camp Road, Kingston and caters to boys who are abused, abandoned, neglected or orphaned and are deemed to be in need of care and protection. The facility accepts boys who are wards of the State as well as some who are privately placed.

The Government, Child Development Agency, Ministry of Health provides a subvention to the Home for the children placed by the Agency. The Alpha Boys School raises funds from private organizations and individuals to assist it in meeting its objectives.

The Home offers academic training as well as trade training to the boys including tailoring, woodwork, printing, binding and music. The income generating trades are sponsored by HEART/NTA.
The band at Alpha Boys School is well known throughout Jamaica, having performed at various locations and has produced many talented musicians.

Some boys main contact with their families and are reintegrated with them at an appropriate time.
There are 150 boys between 8-17 years of age currently residing at Alpha Boys School.

Contact: Alpha Boys School
26 South Camp Road
Kingston 4, Jamaica
Tel: 876 928 1345

COJO Makes Scholarship Donation To Alpha Boys Home

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – June 6, 2007- Mr. Gary Williams, Chairman/Founder of Children of Jamaica Outreach, (COJO) Inc. (left) and Althea Knight, COJO Executive congratulate Edney Samuels and Ricky Bonfield on being chosen as recipients of scholarships valued at US$1,000 each towards continuing their education. A delegation from the New York based Jamaican charity was in Jamaica recently to make presentations to Alpha Boy’s Home and City of Refuge. In addition to the scholarships, both institutions received a 37” LCD flat screen television set, school supplies and sneakers, donated by Jamaican Patrick Ewing, former NBA star.

COJO is a non-profit organization in New York, whose mission is to help improve the health, education and general well being of underprivileged children in Jamaica as well as the United States.

A GIFT FROM NEW YORK: Sister Mary Ignatius, principal of the Alpha Boys' School expresses her appreciation for a financial gift presented by Gary Williams, Chairman/Founder of Children of Jamaica Outreach, (COJO) Inc a New York based Jamaican charity. The money was raised at COJO's annual gala in New York which was supported by Sandals, Air Jamaica, British Airways and BWIA. A group of boys from the school look on.


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