Glenhope Place of Safety

Glenhope Place of Safety is owned and operated by the Child Development Agency which is an Executive Agency within the Ministry of Health and Environment.

This facility caters to approximately 80 girls who have been removed from their families as being in need of care and protection or having committed an offence.

The duration of the stay at the facility varies as some are discharged to other locations - foster care, other residential facilities or reintegrated with their families.

The programmes at the facility include academic classes, cosmetology, home economics and information development.

Some girls attend community school and churches and are permitted to visit with family as steps are taken to facilitate family reintegration. The operational cost for the facility is met by the State through the Child Development Agency but benefits from donations - cash and kind from well wishers.

The objectives of the facility are to provide the girls with the opportunity to realize their full potential and have them reintegrated with their families within the shortest time.

There is a Residential Social Worker who provides Individual and Group Counselling to the girls as we seek to encourage full expression and participation to enhance her growth and development.

Contact: Glenhope Place of Safety
Rev. Stephen Puffpaff

89 Maxfield Avenue
Kingston 13, Jamaica
Tel: 876-926-6991


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