Department of Correctional Services, Probation Aftercare Services, Region 1 Community Service Activities.

Published: Wedesday, February 27, 2019

Individuals who are on Community Service Orders joined the Department of Correctional Service (DCS) Probation Aftercare Officers from Region 1 in giving the Maxfield Park Children's Home a facelift on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The team did beautification, landscaping and clean-up work at the home. In addition to Maxfield Park Children's Home in Kingston, teams were also present at the YADEL Children's Home in Old Harbour, Spanish Town Infirmary in St. Catherine and Bernard's Basic School in St. Thomas.

This community service activity is a part of the DCS, Probation Aftercare Services Week of Activities from February 25 to March 1, 2019, under the theme " Transforming Lives, Restoring Hope for a Better Jamaica".

Department of Correctional Services Transforming Lives through Vocational Training

Published: Friday, March 01, 2019

By His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir PATRICK LINTON ALLEN, Member of the Order of the Nation, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Commander of the Order of Distinction, Knight of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem, Governor General of Jamaica

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