Legal Assistance

Legal Aid Council: A statutory body under the Ministry of Justice. The Council's mandate is to administer an efficient and coordinated legal aid system in Jamaica. 

 

Youth For Justice Jamaica: Youth for Justice (YFJ) is a non-profit, non-partisan human rights support and pressure group founded on October 31st 2008. It advocates for; the rights of Jamaican youth at home and abroad, fundamental change in the spheres of economic, Social, Judicial, Political and life of the youth of Jamaica- in order to improve the life of the youth of Jamaica.

The Office of the Children's Advocate: The Children's Advocate is mandated to PROTECT and ENFORCE the RIGHTS of CHILDREN and PROMOTE their BEST INTERESTS at all times.

Child Development Agency: The CDA monitors the adoption of international child care conventions locally and aims at developing and promoting its position on children’s issues internationally.