December 8, 2019

Cayman Islands Gender Affairs Unit bolsters Honouring Women Month

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Preparations for March’s Honouring Women Month (HWM) events have been significantly boosted by a strategic alliance between the Ministry of Community Affairs’ Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) and the Family Resource Centre (FRC). “The Gender Affairs Unit and the FRC essentially share the same goals in advocating for gender equality and highlighting the […]

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 […]

SNAP training upskills Cayman Islands teachers to support ttudents

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Public sector teaching staff get behaviour modification training Interactive session enjoys cross-agency support More teacher training sessions planned GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Twenty-Five Government schools educators received a full day of Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) training at the Family Resource Centre (FRC) on Thursday, 18 October 2018. In addition, two half-day SNAP sessions for […]

Cayman Islands: Brady attorney receives Lee A. Freeman Award for Volunteerism

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Civil litigation and family law attorney, Pramod Joshi was recently given the 2017 Lee A. Freeman service award by the Family Resource Centre (FRC). A volunteer with the FRC’s Legal Befrienders Service, which provides free and confidential legal advice to those in need, Mr. Joshi received the accolade at the centre’s volunteer appreciation evening (Wednesday, […]

End gender-based violence

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16 days of activism against gender-based violence The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre is joining other organisations internationally to participate in the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. This observance, which runs from 25 November to 10 December, is used by individuals and groups to call for the elimination of […]

Cayman Islands’ last Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme of 2017

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) from Tuesday, 28 November to Thursday, 30 November 2017. The free workshop, which will be held at the Brasserie’s Willow House Conference Room, 8.30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., is for front-line professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, […]

International Men’s Day Events 2017 in Cayman Islands

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The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is celebrating International Men’s Day this month with several interactive events highlighting this year’s theme of “Celebrating Men and Boys.” International Men’s Day 2017 observance will kick off locally on Sunday, 5 November 2017 with the Celebrate Men and Boys Church Service at 10 a.m., Savannah […]

International Peace Day With the Cayman Islands Family Resource Centre

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites the public to join it in the observance of International Peace Day today (Thursday, 21 September 2017). International Peace Day calls for individuals to put aside their differences and promote peace at home, in schools and the community. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity […]

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. […]

Family Skills Session For Parents, Children (12+)

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites all parents and their children ages 12 years and older to attend a free interactive parenting session to learn how to talk about sex and sexuality from 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. The session will be held at the FRC’s Compass Centre offices. Light […]