November 19, 2019

International Women’s Day Celebration 2017 to be celebrated in Cayman Islands

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In keeping with this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme – “Be Bold for Change,” the Family Resource Centre (FRC) of the Department of Counselling Services, has invited a male keynote speaker to address the annual observance. The International Women’s Day Celebration 2017, being held at the Marriott Beach Resort, Wednesday, 8 March, 5.30 p.m. […]

The Editor Speaks: Bullying

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It is three years since I wrote an Editorial on bullying where I highlighted the new form called Cyberbullying. It hasn’t waned. October is Bullying Prevention Month in the Cayman Islands and a government press release highlighted this form of bullying. The release states “The results of the National Drug Council’s 2014 survey, its most […]

Cayman Islands to celebrate families

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International Day of Families is Sunday 15 May 2016, and the Cayman Islands will join the rest of the world in celebration. This year’s theme is Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Futures. Commenting on the theme Miriam Foster of the Family Resource Centre (FRC) says, “FRC, as part of the Department of Counselling Services, regularly […]

Cayman Islands residents urged to join a Flash Mob for Peace

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) urges the Cayman Islands community to become partners in peace on Monday, 21 September 2015. As it has for the past four years, FRC is set to lead Peace Day celebrations that are set to include a traffic-stopping flash mob in George Town, and peace-building sessions throughout the Cayman Islands […]

Focusing on men in the Cayman Islands

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Several events will help celebrate International Men’s Day, which is observed on 19th November each year. Organized by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), activities will highlight men’s contribution to society as well as areas that may need strengthening. The Cayman Islands is joining countries around the world, for the fourth time this year, to celebrate […]

Cayman Islands FRC says “Stand up to bullying”

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Standing Up to Bullying During Bullying Awareness Month this October, local experts want the public to know that there is more to bullying than just teasing – and if not addressed appropriately this can have lasting effects. Organized by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), the celebration aims to educate the public on how to protect […]

Dads have their day

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The “Be a Dad Daily” campaign saw several fathers, and their children, come out to the Family Resource Centre (FRC) last Saturday (7 June 2014) As a pre-Father’s Day event, participants of the FRC’s “Fathers First” programme were treated to an afternoon of family BBQ and games. “Fathers First” is a voluntary training programme, over […]

Be a Dad Campaign in Cayman is on now

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Fathers are more important than we know. Just a few days before Father’s Day, the Family Resource Centre (FRC) have organized a Be a Dad Daily campaign that strives to get fathers to be more hands on in their children’s daily lives. Organisers have suggested simple activities that range from making breakfast, packing lunches, helping […]

Calling companies for women’s expo

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is inviting companies & organisations to take part in the first Wellness of Women (WOW) Exposition to be held in the Cayman Islands. Set for International Women’s Day (IWD), the expo held at the ARC, Camana Bay on 8 March 2014 will bring together local service providers, practitioners, and facilitators […]