Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour
Contact Information

#10 Montessori Drive
Glen Road
Scarborough
Tobago
Telephone: 639-4818 (PBX available)

Assemblyman Marslyn Melville-Jack

Secretary of Community Development Enterprise Development and Labour

Divisional Overview

The Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour is the vehicle and catalyst through which the social and econimic development of the people of Tobago revolve. Further, the Division has a pivotal role to play in supporting the realisation of the Assembly’s Vision. The undermentioned Vision, Mission and Core Values serve as the guiding philosophies of the Division.

Vision

Building strong families, sustainable communities and a healthy and productive workforce.

Mission

Transforming the quality of lives of all Tobagonians by mobilizing and empowering communities, promoting economic diversification and respecting our core values.

Core Values

Teamwork
Accountability / Transparency
Honesty / Integrity
Service Excellence
Respect / Inclusiveness

Departments / Units
Business Development Unit
#10 Montessori Drive, Glen Road, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 639-4818 Ext. 2000

The Business Development Unit is charged with developing the micro and meso sectors; by providing support towards sustainable growth of Tobago’s SME sector as well as the provision of outreach business education programs and seed funding in the form of grants and loans.

Building and Maintenance Services Unit
#10 Montessori Drive, Glen Road, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 639-4818 Ext.

The Building and Maintenance Unit is responsible for the construction, monitoring and maintenance of all new and existing structures under the purview of the Division.

Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP)
#10 Montessori Drive, Glen Road, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 639-4818 Ext.1032

CEPEP is charged with the responsibility for the provision of maintenance and beautification services across the island inclusive of the cleaning and maintenance of parks, public spaces, beaches as well as senior citizens’ properties.

Department of Community Development
#10 Montessori Drive, Glen Road, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 639-4818 Ext. 3006

The Department of Community Development is responsible for the development of sustainable communities through the execution of social programmes and activities.

Department of Labour
#10 Montessori Drive, Glen Road, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 639-4818 Ext. 3022

The Department of Labour comprises an Industrial Relations Unit, Manpower Unit, Research and Labour Library Section. This Department’s core responsibility is the maintenance of a stable industrial climate in Tobago through the education of both employees and employers on labour legislative provisions and good industrial relations priciples and practices.

Department of Occupational Safety and Health
#10 Montessori Drive, Glen Road, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone: 639-4818 Ext. 2023

This Department of Occupational Safety and Health is charged with the responsibility for the development and implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System throughout all Divisions of the Tobago House of Assembly. The Department is also responsible for the provision of advice on OSH policies and strategic issues, planning and implementation of Assembly wide OSH programmes and projects, as well as the creation of a positive OSH culture throughout the Tobago House of Assembly.