Child Protection And Family Services Agency Gets Technology Boost

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) has received a donation of tablets and laptop computers valued at approximately $14 million from the Transformation Implementation Unit (TIU), through its Public Sector Transformation Programme.

The 56 laptops and 35 tablets are expected to enhance the information and communication technology (ICT) capacity of the CPFSA as it serves clients and carries out field service operations islandwide.

The need for the devices was highlighted in a recent report that assessed the ICT infrastructure of the agency.

CPFSA Activates COVID-19 Response Plan

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) through its Disaster Management Committee, has activated its National Emergency Disaster Protocol as well as its Regional and Location Committees, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The CPFSA, which has oversight of 54 child care facilities, including transitional living complexes, places of safety and children’s homes, is operating in active disaster mode to protect the health and well-being of children in State care, staff and their families.