Tag: Child Month

Young performers shine at Talent Expo

Young performers shine at Talent Expo

| 05/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of Child Month which was celebrated throughout May, the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) held the first-ever Talent Expo with an evening of performances by young people. The event, held 18 May at the Harquail Theatre, featured singers, dancers, musicians and spoken-word performers.

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Real-life ‘superheroes’ aim to inspire youngsters

Real-life ‘superheroes’ aim to inspire youngsters

| 03/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A social worker, high school counsellor, grandmother and a crime-busting duo revealed their everyday “powers” at Child Month’s “Real Life Superheroes” night in which The LEGO Movie was screened. The open-air event, staged by the Department of Children and Family Services’ Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) unit on Saturday, 25 May, was held […]

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Teen Panel addresses stress and anxiety

Teen Panel addresses stress and anxiety

| 26/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Teen Panel, held 16 May and organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) for Child Month, discussed how to cope with stress while commenting on its causes. The event, at the George Town Town Hall, was an opportunity for high school students to air their views while […]

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Teen panel to discuss dealing with stress and anxiety

Teen panel to discuss dealing with stress and anxiety

| 14/05/2019 | 0 Comments

Child Month’s Teen Panel meeting tomorrow (Thursday, 16 May 2019) is seeking adolescents’ views on how they cope with stress caused by a variety of factors including the peer pressure surrounding social media, societal expectations, self-esteem issues and exams.             The panelists from government and private high schools are between 14 and 17 years old […]

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Child Month breakfast serves up positive messages

Child Month breakfast serves up positive messages

| 14/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 350 people attended the eighth annual Child Month Breakfast, held Saturday, 11 May, hosted by the Circle of Love (COL) Women’s Ministry on behalf of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), and including songs, special dances and speeches.

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Child Month service calls for community support

Child Month service calls for community support

| 09/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Child Month awardees, Tiann Scott and Julius Smith, were announced during the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) Child Month Church Service at First Baptist Church, Sunday, 5 May. Tiann, 11, was honoured as an outstanding scholar, artist and all-star communicator. Julius, 16, was recognised for his educational, athletic […]

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May is Child Month

May is Child Month

| 28/04/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is organising the following interactive events to celebrate Child Month next month. The theme for this year’s observance is “Be Strong! Be Brave! Be You!”  ■ Friday, 3 May – Talk Today, Radio Cayman,12.15pm – 1pm/Trivia Game Night, Bodden Town/Savannah, Savannah United Church, 6pm – 9.30pm ■ Saturday, 4 […]

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Ministry donates towards Child Month breakfast

Ministry donates towards Child Month breakfast

| 23/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ministry of Community Affairs’ Chief Officer Teresa Echenique recently presented a $2,000 cheque to the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry (COL) chairperson Julie Hunter. The donation will offset the cost of staging COL’s May Child Month breakfast, with other activities coordinated across all three islands by the Department of Children and Family […]

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Youngsters enjoy breakfast for Child Month

Youngsters enjoy breakfast for Child Month

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Around 260 students and 100 parents and teachers enjoyed food, fellowship and live entertainment at the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry children’s breakfast on Saturday, 12 May 2018. Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Felicia Robinson welcomed everyone and asked adults to affirm children so as to positively impact their […]

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Teen Panel gives students a public forum

Teen Panel gives students a public forum

| 17/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Child Month 2018 Teen Panel gave eight high school students the chance to voice their opinions publicly on social issues concerning teens. The panellists’ overriding sentiments were that adults in the Cayman Islands should listen more to the views of youth and nurture teens as they are the future of these […]

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