The Wortley Home was, established in 1918 to provide a home for girls 7-18 from a variety of home situations; some are orphans, some have been abused, some come from homes too poor to care for them properly.
A non-profit non-governmental organization that provides a place for women and youth in the Lyndhurst and Greenwich community to learn the route to self empowerment.
It is a Project of the Construction Resource & Development Centre (CRDC) to provide Information on Matters Related to Housing and Property in General.
The Women's Centre Programme for Adolescent Mothers was established in 1978 with one Centre at 42 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, in response to the high level of teenage pregnancy experienced by the country. The Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) objective is to motivate young mothers to choose education instead of continuous motherhood. WCJF’s Programme […]
The Women's Construction Collective (WCC) started in October 1983, with ten women from Tivoli Gardens. The aims were to help women to find employment at trade level in the building industry and to provide a mutual support group for ongoing training. Adjusting to a slump in the construction industry, it expanded into other communities and […]
Sistren Theatre Collective (SISTREN) is an independent women’s organization, established in 1977 that has effectively employed the use of artistic expression as a means of inciting social change. As a trailblazer in gender relations training, Sistren has creatively responded to the changing needs within communities across Jamaica and particularly in Kingston in order to empower […]
S-Corner Clinic and Community Development Organization is a CBO with an active Community Development Council. The Council along with members of the Community and the Project Director have organized several programme activities for the residents of the Waltham Park community.
The Independent Jamaica Council for Human Rights (1998) Limited (formerly known as the Jamaica Council for Human Rights) is the oldest human rights non-governmental organization in the Caribbean, having been formed in 1968 on the 20th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. HFHI seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need. Through volunteer labor […]
Girls' Brigade is a worldwide Christian organization for girls and women. The aim is to help and encourage girls to a Christian commitment. It is their desire to create a caring environment which encourages the development of individual talents and seeks to meet the needs of each member.