MINISTRY OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND URBAN RENEWAL PROGRAM

 

1.         TARGET GROUP

Workers who have been laid off or disengaged or on reduced work schedule since March 1st, 2020. 

2.         BENEFITS

            (a)        Rental Assistance Program

            $1,800 per year maximum.

  (b)       Food Assistance Program

            $200 every two (2) weeks via a food coupon or directly deposited to your bank.

3.         REQUIREMENTS

Email a request for social assistance to socialservicesapp@bahamas.gov.bs,

In the email, include your date of birth, NIB number and a number you can be contacted at,

Attach a job letter indicating you are on reduced work hours,

Attach a copy of your NIB card,

Attach a copy of your Passport ID pages,

In the e-mail, you must state that it is due to the COVID-19 Impact and state if you are laid off, disengaged or on reduced days.

4.         COMMENCEMENT AND EXPIRY DATES

The commencement date was March 1st, 2020.  No expiration date has been announced.   

5.         HOW TO APPLY

To apply or to obtain a response to a query, please send an email to socialservicesapp@bahamas.gov.bs.  In addition, you may also call the National Hotline numbers: (242) 322-2763 or (242) 422-2763. 

East Campus Service Times

Sundays at 8 am & 10 am

Bahamas Harvest Church - East Campus
Prince Charles Drive
East of Fox Hill Road
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
242.364.6266
info@bahamasharvestchurch.org
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Sundays at 9:00 am & 11 am

Bahamas Harvest Church - West Campus
RND, Plaza
John F Kennedy Drive
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
242.364.6266
info@bahamasharvestchurch.org