Children’s Safety and Wellbeing
In order to support the safety and wellbeing of children, there are many Child Friendly Spaces within Trinidad & Tobago that offer educational initiatives, wellness activities, socialization and much more! The Living Water Community: Ministry for Migrants and Refugees partners with UNICEF & UNHCR to create and support eight (8) spaces at present, and there are other local organizations who also offer the same services.
If you are under the age of 25 and are in need of emotional support or counselling, Childline offers free counselling sessions at 131 or 800-4321. Childline advocates for the rights and protection for all children and young people in Trinidad and Tobago.
Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago
Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is a government agency that specializes in child protection and advocates for the rights and protection of all. They are the principal reporting authority regarding issues of children protection. They offer care, protection and counselling to children whose protections are at risk. To report instances of child abuse, please call 996 or 800-2014. You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.