Tabaquite family gets Gov’t help

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Tabaquite family gets Gov’t help

A Tabaquite family has received help from the Ministry of Family Development and Social services following newspaper reports on September 9.

Family Services conducted a visit yesterday, on Elecia Blacon Corbin, mother of four children, and conducted an assessment on her living situation.

Prior to the visit, the Ministry, through its National Social Development Programme (NSDP) contacted Corbin, , and obtained relevant information on the household situation and an assessment on her family’s immediate requirements was also completed.

A release from the Ministry noted during the visit, the Ministry was able to conduct further assessments on the housing structure, plumbing facilities, and electrical wiring, and also provide information on how assistance could be rendered to the family through the various grants available.

Under the Minor House Repair Assistance Grant, persons can access $15,000.00 in materials only for the repair/upgrade of dwelling houses.