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  • Consultancy firm for Understanding Risk-Coastal Assessments & Risk Atlas

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund requires the services of a Consultancy Firm to conduct coastal assessments, (including multi-hazard risk assessments and ecosystem based analysis) and do preliminary design solutions for eight (8) locations (Port Maria, Manchioneal, Ocho Rios, Morant Bay, Black River, Savanna-la-Mar, Alligator Pond and Portland Cottage.

    Collection Period: 
    Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:30am to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 4:45pm
  • Request for Expression of Interest-Consultancy Firm for the Understanding Risk - Microzonation Studies

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund requires the services of a Consultancy Firm to conduct microzonation studies in eight (8) locations across Jamaica - Port Maria, Manchioneal, Ocho Rios, Morant Bay, Black River, Savanna-la-Mar, Alligator Pond and Portland Cottage.

    Collection Period: 
    Monday, October 8, 2018 - 8:30am to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
  • 2,500 youths benefit from $38-m summer camps

    Shanice Williams listens attentively to campers of the McDonald Lane DVBS Camp.
    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 9:30am
  • Behaviour Change Programme to Help at-Risk Youth

    Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Managing Director, Omar Sweeney (centre), signs a contract for implementation of the $18-million Behaviour Modification Initiative/Community-based Behaviour Change Programme, at the agency’s head office in New Kingston on Tuesday (September 18). The initiative, which forms part of phase four of the European Union (EU)-funded Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP IV), aims to reduce deviant behaviour among at-risk youth, aged eight to 25, in volatile and vulnerable communities in five parishes, through a range of social services and interventions. Observing are representatives of two of the stakeholder partners (from left): Head, University of the West Indies Social Welfare Centre, Cerita Buchanan; and Executive Director, Family and Parenting Centre, Dr. Beverley Scott.
    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
    News Detail: 

    At-risk youth between eight and 25 years of age who reside in volatile and vulnerable communities in five parishes are to benefit from the Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s (JSIF) implementation of an $18-million behaviour change programme over the next eight months.
    The target communities include Denham Town, West Kingston; Waterhouse, St. Andrew; Portmore, Spanish Town and Bog Walk, St. Catherine; Lionel Town, Clarendon; and Granville and Tucker, St. James.

  • Invitation for Bids-Construction of Barrett Street Fire station- Montego Bay

     The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids for the construction of Barrett Street Fire station in Montego Bay, St. James.

    Bid Number: 
    8099
    Collection Period: 
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:30am to Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00am
  • Mineral Heights Primary taken off shift system

    Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Ruel Reid (right), interacts with students at Mineral Heights Primary School in Clarendon after a ceremony on Thursday (September 13) to officially hand over 12 new classrooms. Looking on (from left) are Principal of the school, Lanzeford Howell; and Managing Director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney. The new clarooms have facilitated the transition of the school from the shift system.
    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:30am
    News Detail: 

    The Mineral Heights Primary School in Clarendon is the latest institution to be taken off the shift system by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information.This move follows the addition of 12 new classrooms under the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF).

  • Goods - Motor Vehicle Pick up Double Cab

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Procurement of one (1)-Pick up Double Cab.

    Bid Number: 
    131
    Collection Period: 
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:30am to Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:00am
  • Education ministry rolls out behaviour change programme in Denham Town ZoSO

    A boy plays football with a police officer in Golden Heights, Denham Town, where a Zone of Special Operations is in force.
    Date Published: 
    Monday, August 27, 2018 - 9:00am
    News Detail: 

    Schools located in the Denham Town Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) in west Kingston will benefit from the implementation of a School-Wide Positive Behaviour Intervention and Support (SWPBIS) framework, when the 2018/19 academic year starts in September.
    The SWPBIS, spearheaded by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, is a proactive, team-based initiative tailored to create and sustain safe and effective schools, by fostering a disciplined and structured environment to deal with challenges such as student violence.
    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) and Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) are partnering with the Ministry on the initiative. 

  • Port Royal Street Coastal Revetment Project

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Port Royal Street Coastal Revetment Project in Kingston.

    Bid Number: 
    8085
    Collection Period: 
    Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:30am to Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:00pm
  • Sanitation for Schools Package 10-Clusters 1 to 3

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for: SANITATION FOR SCHOOLS, PACKAGE 10: CLUSTER # 1 to include Dundee Primary, Westmoreland (073541), Success Primary and Junior High, Hanover (073542) and Esher Primary, Hanover (073543), and SANITATION FOR SCHOOLS, PACKAGE 10: CLUSTER # 3 to include York Castle Primary, St. Ann (073441), Top Jackson Primary, St. Catherine (073544), Essex Hall Primary, St. Andrew (073548) and Richmond Primary, St. Mary (073549).

    Bid Number: 
    8086
    8087
    8088
    Collection Period: 
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 8:30am to Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:00am
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