Office of the Children's Registry

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The main role of the Children’s Registry is to receive reports of children who have been, are being or are likely to be abandoned, neglected, physically or sexually ill-treated, or are otherwise in need of care and protection. After receiving these reports, the Children’s Registry records, assesses and then refers the reports to the Child Development Agency (CDA) and the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) for their investigation and action.

The Children’s Registry also serves as a repository where statistics on incidences of child abuse in Jamaica may be found and used to inform operational and child friendly policies and guidelines. In addition, through regular monitoring of the trends, the Registrar will be able to indicate which types of services are needed and where they are needed.

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Key information

Operation level:
National
Works with age groups:
Organisation type:
Government

Mandate

Organisation mandate

, Children 0 - 18

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