Additional Resources

Currently, we are working alongside several non-profit organisations:

Bahamas Association for Disabled Persons

Wheelchair Assistance : The Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled is a non-government organisation responsible for the distribution  of wheelchairs provided by individuals and the Rotary Club of East Nassau. No government funds are used to provide these wheelchairs to the children who need them so much.

The Bahamas Crisis Centre

At the Bahamas Crisis Centre, we rely on the help and expertise of professionals such as Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Counsellors, Attorneys and Volunteers, in the community to be able to help others.

A list of the services offered includes:

  • 24 Hour Hotline
  • Crisis Counselling
  • Children’s Advocacy Clinic
  • Individual & Group Counselling
  • Couples Counselling
  • Family Counselling
  • Legal Advice
  • Rape Survivor & Domestic Violence Survivor Advocacy
  • School Outreach
  • Community Outreach
  • Education & Awareness
  • Speaker’s Bureau
  • Trafficking Initiative

The National Commission for Persons with Disabilities

The People with Disabilities Act’s requirements are to be carried out by the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, a statutory entity. The Commission has the authority and obligation, among other things, to: Ensure that the rights of all people with disabilities are preserved and respected; Create guidelines and suggest actions to stop prejudice against people with disabilities; Register all people with impairments and organisations serving people with disabilities; Create projects and programs to boost the employability, independence, and general well-being of people with disabilities; make specific suggestions for those who are more vulnerable, such as women, children, the elderly, the poor, and people who have two or more impairments; Ensure appropriate access to opportunities for work, education, and health care; 

observe, assess, and make sure that the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is being followed; 

To seek advice from the government and others to make sure that people with disabilities have access to appropriate equitable opportunities for housing, transportation, and education. 

Hopedale Center

Hopedale Centre is a legally registered, private, non-profit organization.  Founded in 1974, Hopedale Centre is committed to providing evidence-based interventions: academic, vocational and ancillary services to students with multiple learning needs.

Over the years numerous students have passed through our doors.  At Hopedale a dedicated staff provides psychoeducational services to students with a range of abilities. Hopedale Centre is located off Soldier Road, Nassau, and The Bahamas.