Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment


Prince Godwill D. Fomusoh visits the Community Development Department

It was a lively morning at the Community Development Department on Tuesday, 20th February, 2024, as Prince Godwill D. Fomusoh of the West-African nation of Cameroon paid a courtesy visit to the Department. The prince, who arrived in Barbados on… Continue Reading…

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Community Development Department Showers Community Seniors on Valentine’s Day

Chief Community Development Officer, Yolande Skeete says the contributions of Barbados’seniors to the society have been invaluable, and that no amount of love showered on themis enough. She made the comments at the Valley Resource Centre as the CDD hosted… Continue Reading…


CDD Christmas Outreach Programme 2023

The Community Development Department hit the road on Tuesday, 19th December, 2023, to share joy and Christmas cheer in various communities. Acting Chief Community Development Officer, Yolande Skeete says the response to its “Christmas Outreach Programme 2023 ’’ has been… Continue Reading…

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Emoji GPS Prize-Giving Ceremony

The Community Development Department has made presentations to the winners of the Emoji GPS Independence competition. Acting Chief Community Development Officer, Mrs. Yolande Skeete made the presentations to ten of the 20 lucky winners on Tuesday 28th, November 2023 at… Continue Reading…


Little Libraries Launched

The Community Development Department is one of the partners of an initiative intended to reverse the decline in literacy in Barbados. It’s the Little Libraries project, which was launched on Tuesday, 7th November, 2023 at the Parkinson Resource Centre in… Continue Reading…

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Community Management Committees Launched

“Community Centre Management Committees are vehicles and conduits to impact scores of Barbadian communities.” This assertion was made by the Hon. Charles Griffith, Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, during the launch of the pilot phase for the Community… Continue Reading…

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Retooling To Serve You Better

This video gives a look at how the Community Development Department has started to address the Covid-19 pandemic challenges.