November 22, 2017

Acting Cayman Islands Chief Officer seeks to enhance services at the Needs Assessment Unit

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Acting Chief Officer of Community Affairs, Teresa Echenique built on the impetus generated by her tour of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) on Wednesday, 27 September with a roundtable planning/strategy meeting with senior members of her Ministry, Thursday, 28 September 2017. Attendees at the two-hour long meeting, led by Ms Echenique, included NAU Director Tamara […]

Acting Cayman Islands Chief Officer meets NAU Team

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New Acting Chief Officer with responsibility for Community Affairs Teresa Echenique has already toured both departments within her Ministry. Following a visit to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Tuesday, 26 September, Ms Echenique also met with the management and staff of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) on Wednesday, 27 September 2017, […]

The Editor Speaks: Protecting our children MUST be the priority

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This statement was emphasized by Felicia Robinson, the director of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) when she appeared before the Public Accounts Committee. Since the introduction of the legislation to protect children, which requires everyone in the relevant fields to report concerns, there has been a notable increase in reports of potential […]

Cayman Islands’ Needs Assessment Unit spreads Christmas cheer

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Staff of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) showed that their work is more than just a job to them this Christmas. Rallying together, the Unit’s personnel recently raised an internal collection to sponsor a number of families for Christmas in both Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. These families were chosen based on their circumstances and […]

Cayman Islands: Donette Morris-Seymour is Top Choice CS for July

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Cayman Islands: Senior Social Work Assistant Donette Morris-Seymour so well embodies the values and mission of the Needs Assessment Unit that she has earned the Deputy Governor’s top civil service employee spot for July. The first recipient in the 2014-2015 fiscal year, Ms Morris-Seymour always says yes to hard work, yet still finds time to […]