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Programmes & Initiatives

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Division of Education, Innovation and Energy

Financial Assistance Programme

The Financial Assistance Programme was established to encourage tertiary education in Tobago and improve the human resource capacity of the labour force on the island.

Division of Finance and the Economy

Emergency Medical Alert Programme

The Emergency Medical Alert Programme is the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, and is available free of charge to residents of Tobago.

Emergency Social Assistance Card Programme

The Emergency Social Assistance Card Program was established in 2012 and was designed to provide urgent support to Tobagonians and citizens’ resident on the island who are confronted with adverse circumstances.

Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development

Burial Assistance

This is a one-time grant that assists in meeting the burial costs of deceased persons whose relatives are unable to meet such costs.

Emergency Cases Fund

This fund provides access to several grants designed to assist needy persons, as well as persons who have been victims of a natural disaster or who are in dire need of assistance.

Disability Assistance Grant

This is a monthly grant available to persons certified as disabled by a Certified Medical Officer.

Public Assistance Grant

This is a monthly subsistence grant designed to provide financial aid to adults who are unable to work because of illness or health related problems.