From the Office of the Prime Minister: The media and by extension the national community are hereby notified that responsibilities for matters relating to Children’s Authority, Child Development, Children’s Homes, Children with special needs
, Community Residences, Orphanages and Gender Affairs have been removed from the purview of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services and assigned to the Office of the Prime Minister.
In this regard, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister Mrs. Ayanna Webster-Roy
’s portfolio will be expanded to include these responsibilities, which were previously held by Mrs. Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn.
His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona has been duly advised of the adjustment in accordance with Section 79(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Source: Amendment of Ministerial Responsibilities | Trinidad and Tobago Government News
This change became effective from Wednesday 11th November, 2015