Tag: Family Resource Centre

International Day of Families Contest

International Day of Families Contest

| 15/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Today (Friday, 15 May 2020) is International Day of Families (IDF), an annual United Nations observation designed to promote family-related issues. To highlight the observance, the Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting an online “Us Together’ contest ending at midnight tonight.

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Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme

Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme

| 13/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) Monday, 25 May to Friday, 29 May, 8.30am to 1pm.

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Parenting help for families in isolation

Parenting help for families in isolation

| 27/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Family Resource Centre has launched its COVID-19 parenting campaign to support self-isolating households with one or more children. The initiative, which begins its roll out today (Monday, 27 April), is being spearheaded by the Ministry of Health’s Family Resource Centre (FRC) (part of the Department of Counselling Services).

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Family Resource Centre, Legal Befrienders close for SNAP Camp

Family Resource Centre, Legal Befrienders close for SNAP Camp

| 01/07/2019 | 0 Comments

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) wishes to advise the public that it is closing from Tuesday, 2 – Friday, 5 July 2019 inclusive to facilitate its annual SNAP camp. Please contact The Counselling Centre at 949-8789 if you need assistance during the week ahead. FRC’s Legal Befrienders service will recommence on Tuesday, 9 July 2019 […]

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Karlene Bramwell awarded for Honouring Women Month efforts

Karlene Bramwell awarded for Honouring Women Month efforts

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An annual award named for an East End women’s rights activist has been presented to Karlene Bramwell of the Gender Affairs Unit under the Ministry of Community Affairs. Bramwell, a senior policy analyst in the unit, received the 2019 Wendy Quinland Award during an Honouring Women Month (HWM) reception at Government House […]

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Governor hosts Honouring Women Month reception

Governor hosts Honouring Women Month reception

| 04/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Honouring Women Month activities were celebrated with a final event at Government House to recognise all those who had supported the annual March initiative. The Family Resource Centre (FRC) marked the month-long observance by organising a variety of awareness-raising events to promote gender equality.

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Event honours women in Cayman

Event honours women in Cayman

| 02/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recent gala luncheon, which celebrated 20 years of Cayman marking Honouring Women Month, provided an opportunity for people to discuss the importance of greater gender balance from the classroom to the boardroom. The sold-out event, held 15 March, also enabled the 220 participants to acknowledge the progress that has been made […]

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Grant helps Caymanian further her studies

Grant helps Caymanian further her studies

| 26/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A $1,200 grant to the Family Resource Centre (FRC) will help a young Caymanian pursue her dreams of higher education. The recipient, who cannot be named for confidentiality reasons, will privately be given the cheque which was recently presented to the FRC by the Ministry of Community Affairs’ Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) […]

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International Women’s Day marked

International Women’s Day marked

| 10/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Dozens of civil servants recognised International Women’s Day (IWD) by wearing purple T-shirts and taking a group photo on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Friday, 8 March. The photo opportunity, organised by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), was one of 20 events the organisation is holding to mark Honouring […]

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Monthlong focus on honouring women

Monthlong focus on honouring women

| 01/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a packed programme of events in March to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Honouring Women Month (HWM), which kicks off today (1 March) with “Women in the Workplace Recognition – Strike the Pose Challenge”. The theme for the month, #BalanceForBetter, is a call to action […]

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Honouring Women Month gets ministry support

Honouring Women Month gets ministry support

| 27/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Preparations for March’s Honouring Women Month (HWM) events have been boosted by a strategic alliance between the Ministry of Community Affairs’ Gender Affairs Unit (GAU) and the Family Resource Centre (FRC), along with a $9,000 contribution by the GAU to help stage various activities.

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Attorney honoured for volunteering

Attorney honoured for volunteering

| 18/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) has selected specialist family attorney Hayley McCall as their 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.

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Women stand up against gender violence

Women stand up against gender violence

| 02/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Family Resource Centre (FRC) staff, fellow civil servants, and members of the Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) took time on Friday, 30 November to spell out their opposition to gender violence. The special photo-op at the Government Administration Building was part of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence […]

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Training is a SNAP for local educators

Training is a SNAP for local educators

| 23/10/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A full day of Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) training was given to 25 educators from government schools at the Family Resource Centre (FRC) on Thursday, 18 October. In addition, two half-day SNAP sessions for 50 more teaching staff were held the following two days.

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Students spread anti-bullying messages

Students spread anti-bullying messages

| 17/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 2018 Stood Up Interscholastic Fair, organised by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), doubled the number of participants in its second year, with 85 students, representing 13 government and private schools, displaying 40 anti-bullying-themed projects. The fair aimed to encourage the students to be creative in exploring ways they could address bullying.

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Standing up to bullying

Standing up to bullying

| 08/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Civil servants and members of the public took a visual stand against all forms of bullying, Friday, 5 October 2018, at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity. The anti-bullying Dress for a Cause pink shirt photo shoot outside Government Administration Building, organised by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), is part of a […]

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Anti-bullying campaign begins

Anti-bullying campaign begins

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This month marks the Department of Counselling Services’ “Stood Up Campaign” to raise awareness about the effects of childhood bullying and encourage grassroots strategies to eliminate it. Under the theme, “See Something Do Something”, the second annual anti-bullying initiative has increased its schedule of events to strengthen its impact.

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Lawyer honoured for giving back

Lawyer honoured for giving back

| 16/02/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Civil litigation and family law attorney Pramod Joshi was recently given the 2017 Lee A. Freeman service award by the Family Resource Centre (FRC). Named in memory of an exceptional volunteer, the award is given annually in appreciation for selfless acts of time and dedication to the FRC’s Legal Befrienders Service.

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