About The CDD
The Community Development Department was established in the early 1970’s and mandated to function as a mobilising agency to facilitate individuals and groups achieving the following objectives:
• Positive physical, economic social change within communities.
• A spirit of self- reliance, entrepreneurship and enterprise development lending to sustainable development and the reduction of poverty.
• Community empowerment, cohesion, employment creation, cultural development and enhanced social functioning.
The Department maintain Community Centres, and Community Resource Centres across the island, facilitated a range of community oriented initiatives and services. While all centres offer free wifi access, Resource Centres are retrofitted to accommodate computer labs for IT training.
Objectives of The CDD
Through its programmes and activities, the Community Development Department seeks to do the following: