DIVISIONS

Sport & Youth Affairs

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ABOUT THE DIVISION


The Division is mandated to provide and maintain sporting facilities across Tobago, as well as the development of sporting programmes and support to sporting organisations. It is also responsible for providing efficient service and support systems for Tobago’s youth, through social education and holistic development so as to empower and maximise potential.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH AFFAIRS

At a glance

The Department of Youth Affairs aims to provide efficient service and support systems by focusing on the following areas of youth development; empowerment, participation, volunteerism and capacity building.

Major Projects Include:

World of Work, Capacity Building, Youth Awards, Roundtable Discussions.

Units:

Field Work including links between the DYA to the communities manifested though our Youth centres. Supports and encourages youth groups, community projects and other avenues of personal development. There are currently five (5) youth centres: Pembroke, Signal Hill, Bethel, Castara and Roxborough.

Contact: 612-3792 Ext 1034

This Unit includes the management of youth development research, training of youth and youth workers, linking of Tobago’s youth to overseas training and development opportunities

Contact: 612-3792 Ext 1031

This unit oversees the planning and implementation of the Department programmes and project ensuring that they are in synch with the Youth Policy. They also engage mobile youth healthy educational lifestyle programme.

Contact: 612-3792 Ext 1030

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Janis Solomon Building,
#28 Orange Hill Road,
Scarborough
612-3792 Ext 1036

DEPARTMENT OF SPORT


The provision and maintenance of sporting facilities, as well as the development of sporting programmes and support to sporting organisations is also under the remit of the Division.

MAJOR PROGRAMMES INCLUDE:
THA Sport Awards, THA Sport Camp, District Games, Capacity Building of the Sporting Organisation and Clubs.

Responsible for the maintenance of various sporting facilities and recreational grounds.

This unit bring the technical and physical knowledge to the sporting organisations and athletes, from amateur to elite.
This fund provides financial assistance to national, high performance and elite athletes.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Janis Solomon Building,
#28 Orange Hill Road,
Scarborough
612-3792 Ext 1006

ASSEMBLYMAN JOMO PITT

Secretary of Sport and Youth Affairs
Janis Solomon Building,
#28 Orange Hill Road,
Scarborough
612-3792 Ext 1009

Wendy Guy-Hernandez
Administrator for the Division
Janis Solomon Building,
#28 Orange Hill Road,
Scarborough
612-3792 Ext 1010

Hours of Operation
Mon - Thur: 8:00AM to 4:15PM
Fri: 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Janis Solomon Building,
#28 Orange Hill Road,
Scarborough
612-3792 Ext 1010

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