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Welcome to the JCPD

EDUCATION | ADVOCATING | EMPOWERING

We love. We work. We play. We do business. We’re also blind, Deaf, have physical, mental, developmental and intellectual disabilities. We’re the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities. You can call us the JCPD. We’re here to champion Jamaica’s call for inclusion and accommodation of all Persons with Disabilities in national life.

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MANDATE

Promoting, protecting, and ensuring the full and equal enjoyment of privileges, interests, benefits, and treatment of persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others.

VISION

Making Jamaica an inclusive society for persons with disabilities.

MISSION

To promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities through equitable opportunities, partnerships, and participation.

JCPD Services & Concerns

Registration

Identifies persons with disabilities and maintains a Confidential Register of PWDs…

Assessment and Training

Provides each client with assessment and independent living skills through the…

Advocacy

Champions the rights of PWDs as advisors to both Government and…

Public Education & Awareness

Creates awareness for and educates the society on matters of disability…

Access to Financial Support & Employment

Assists with finding employment for persons with disabilities through our Job…

Research and Referral

Conducts Research and makes available to stakeholders and the public. Refers…

The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities
EDUCATION | ADVOCATING | EMPOWERING

Why Register?

It is important that you register so that you can access the benefits and services of the JCPD. Registration also helps us to know what your needs are and where persons with disabilities are located island-wide so that plans can be made to serve you better!

Rehabilitation Grants for income generating projects

Identifying and registering persons with disabilities in Jamaica.

Public Education campaigns educating the society on disability issues.

The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities

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