November 14, 2019

Cayman Islands: Chapmans attorney named Lee A. Freeman recipient

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Specialist family attorney, Hayley McCall is the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) 2018 Lee A. Freeman recipient. The award, for “selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders’ Programme,” is named after one of the service’s staunchest volunteers and has been presented annually since 2011. A Legal Befrienders’ volunteer with the service […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Information on Scheduled Outage on Grand Cayman Area : Date : Time : West Bay Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CUC advises customers in West Bay between the Hell Gift Shop on Hell Road east to and including Dill Lane on Reverend Blackman Road, and south on Town Hall Road to […]

Cayman Islands’ Stood Up Campaign builds on last year’s to target bullying

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Major anti-bullying campaign raises awareness throughout October Five events planned to energise, incentivise, empower GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Raising awareness about the pernicious effects of childhood bullying and encouraging grassroots strategies to eliminate it will be highlighted during the Department of Counselling’s Services Stood Up Campaign in October. Under the 2018 theme: “See Something Do […]

September is Recovery Month in the Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) is observing Recovery Month during September. This year’s theme “Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community,” explores how integrated care, a strong community, sense of purpose, and leadership contributes to effective treatments that sustain the recovery of persons with mental […]

Take a stand against bullying and win big at Cayman Islands Stood Up Fair 2017

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The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC), in partnership with Dart, Hurley’s Media, Rotary Sunrise and local author Paul Schreiner, invites students to take a stand against bullying at the STOOD UP Fair 2017. The event will take place at the ARC, Camana Bay on Saturday, 21 October 2017 from 9.30 a.m. to […]

Cayman Islands Children’s Champs: Winners Of #beadaddaily announced

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Twenty-five fathers, who were acknowledged and nominated by their family members, have won prizes in the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) #beadaddaily challenge. Tying the annual contest in with last month’s Father’s Day, the centre asked children across the Cayman Islands to write in to share anecdotes on how their fathers are there for them daily. […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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MAN NAMED – Cayman Islands Anti-corruption police arrest man for offences of secret commissions and money laundering UPDATE: The man currently in police custody and not named has been identified as Bruce Blake former President and current VP of CIFA – Cayman Islands Football Association, and an associate of the disgraced Jeff Webb. Blake is […]

Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre urges kids to Big Up Great Dads

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is urging children to celebrate their fathers throughout the remainder of June. Tying into this Sunday’s Father’s Day, the centre’s Responsible Fatherhood “Be a Dad Daily” campaign encourages children to either email the Family Resource Centre or log on to its Facebook page to write about the ways in which […]

Free Domestic Violence Intervention Workshop on Cayman Brac

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The Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre (FRC) is holding a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme workshop in Cayman Brac (Tuesday, 29 to Thursday, 31 August 2017). Suitable for front-line professionals or those wanting to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relations and how to help others, the free certificate course will take place in […]

Cayman Islands corporate lawyer is latest Lee A. Freeman Award recipient

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A corporate lawyer, more used to winning tough cases than earning plaudits for his caring nature, has earned the 2016 Lee A. Freeman award in “appreciation for his selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders Programme.” For Simon Raftopoulos, a partner at Appleby (Cayman) Ltd., recognition for his 10 years of pro […]