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Department of Youth Affairs

The Department of Youth Affairs aims to provide efficient service and support systems by focusing on the following areas of youth development; empowerment, participation, volunteerism and capacity building.

Contact Us

Janis Solomon Building,
#28 Orange Hill Road,
Scarborough
612-3792 Ext 1036

About the department

Units

District Servicing Unit (ext. 1034)

Field Work including links between the DYA to the communities manifested though our Youth centres. Supports and encourages youth groups, community projects and other avenues of personal development. There are currently five (5) youth centres: Pembroke, Signal Hill, Bethel, Castara and Roxborough.

Tobago Youth Development Institute (ext. 1031)

This Unit includes the management of youth development research, training of youth and youth workers, linking of Tobago’s youth to overseas training and development opportunities

Project Implementation Unit (ext. 1030)

This unit oversees the planning and implementation of the Department programmes and project ensuring that they are in synch with the Youth Policy. They also engage mobile youth healthy educational lifestyle programme.

Major Programmes

  • World of Work (WOW)
  • Tobago Youth Awards
  • Capacity Building

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Latest Updates

Jun 22

Youth leaders to get pandemic technical support

Youth organisations, clubs and youth leaders across Tobago are set to access additional support to help youth navigate life in...

May 10

Department of Youth eyes further development

The Department of Youth Affairs (DYA) has embarked on yet another training programme as the latest move in a series...

May 8

Youth staff retooled to face new challenges

Armed with additional and updated skills, members of staff in the Department of Youth Affairs (DYA) are now better positioned...

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Youth Clubs & Organisations

Youth clubs and organisations are the lifeblood of the youth fraternity in Tobago.

Youth Auxiliary Officers

Youth Auxiliary Officers are the link between the DYA to the communities manifested. They support and encourages youth groups, community projects and other avenues of personal development.