Organizations and Charities
We advise that you seek out those organizations or charities that are registered or credible to ensure local communities will benefit from your service. Here are a few recommended ones:
Angels of Love
Health and Voluntary Services for critically ill underprivileged children of Jamaica
Address: 28 Main Street, May Pen, Clarendon
Phone: (876) 808-8888 or (876) 880-8888
Fax: (876) 902-8915
Web Site: http://www.angelsofloveja.org
Committee For The Upliftment Of The Mentally Ill Rehab Center
CUMI seeks to provide community-based outreach to and advocacy for the homeless mentally ill of Montego Bay and St. James Parish.
Address: CUMI Rehab Centre, 1 Rectory Drive, Brandon Hill, P.O. Box 1751 Montego Bay # 2 PO, St. James
Phone: (876) 952-8737
Fax: (876) 971- 4943
Web Site: http://www.cumimobay.org
Food For The Poor
Food for the Poor raises funds and provides direct relief assistance to the poor, usually by purchasing specifically requested materials and distributing them through the churches and charity organizations already operating in areas of need.
Address: Ellerslie Pen, Spanish Town Mailing, P.O. Box 557, Spanish Town
Phone: (876) 984-5005
Fax: (876) 984-5006
Web Site: http://www.foodforthepoorja.org
Heart Foundation Jamaica
HFJ seeks to minimize the incidence of death from heart disease in Jamaica through education and raising funds for assisting the intensive care unit and cardiac surgery.
Address: 28 Beechwood Avenue, Kingston 5
Phone: (876) 926-6492; 929-3195; 926- 4378
Fax: (876) 754-6441
Web Site: http://www.heartfoundation.org.jm
Issa Trust Fund
A non-profit organization aimed at providing a system of prevention, health promotion and education, community health improvement and other services to promote well-being and development for the people of Jamaica.
Address: 11902 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33025
Web Site: http://www.issatrustfoundation.com
Jamaica Cancer Society
A non-profit organization with the mandate to “fight and defeat cancer in all its forms”
Address: 16 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 5
Phone: 876) 927-4265
Fax: (876) 978-1918
Web Site: http://www.jamaicacancersociety.org/
Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world with worthwhile voluntary projects in education, healthcare, journalism, international development, and business.
80 Broad Street New York, NY 10004 United States
The Boys' Brigade care for and challenge young people through a program of informal education underpinned by the Christian faith.
Address: 2E Camp Road, Kingston 5
Phone: 876) 929-0089
Bread Basket Ministries
(BBM) is a non-profit, charitable Christian organization ministering to the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of poverty-stricken men, women and children in Ocho Rios Jamaica and it's surrounding environs.
Address: PO Box 6189, Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica WI
Phone: (876) 994-1367
GB empowers girls and young men with skills, Christian qualities and values, to succeed in tomorrow's world.
Address: 2 E Camp Road, Kingston 5
Phone: (876) 926-6427
Operation Restoration provides Christian education and counseling for children and adults, particularly those engaged in or falling into criminal activity.
Address: 12c Collie Smith Drive, Kingston 12
Phone: (876) 967-4245
Web Site: http://www.operation-restoration.org
The Salvation Army’s objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion and of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.
Address: 3 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10
Phone: (876) 929-6190-2
Fax: (876) 929-7560
Web Site: http://www.salvationarmycarib.org/
Boys Town Vocational Training Centre
Youth development in education and training, sports and recreation, counseling and humanitarian assistance
Address: 6 Collie Smith Drive, Kingston 12 or P.O Box 243, Kingston 10
Phone: (876) 948-1598-9; 948-1600
Fax: (876) 948-1601
BREDS seeks to foster community empowerment through programs designed to enhance the education, vocational training, recreation and livelihoods of Treasure Beach community members and to ensure the sustainability of the environment that nurtures the community.
Address: Calabash Bay P.A, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, WI
Phone: 876.965.0748 or 876.965.3435
A non-governmental agency that caters to the needs of children through the provision of education
Address: 9 Monk Street, Spanish Town, St. Catherine
Phone: (876) 984-0367
Fax: (876) 984-2839
Web Site: http://www.childrenfirst.org.jm/html/
Open: Monday - Friday - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
A registered voluntary organization committed to providing quality vocational education to persons with disabilities
Address: 191 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8
Phone: (876) 969-5720; 969-5721
Fax: (876) 969-5719
Intellectual Foundation of Jamaica
An independent, educational charitable organization whose primary purpose is to empower students and influence the growth of high-quality education in the most underserved sections of Jamaica’s secondary education system.
Address: IFOJ, P.O. Box 1104, Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone: (304) 449-IFOJ (4365)
Web Site: http://www.intellectualfoundationofjamaica.org
The Sandals Foundation engages in programs under three key areas, Education, Environment, and Community in order to enhance the lives of those less fortunate and protect our environment.
Address: 35 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 10
Phone: (876) 929-5956
Fax: (876) 968-6210
Web Site: http://www.sandalsfoundation.org
Save The Children Jamaica
STCJ is a voluntary organization which provides early childhood education through the operation of basic schools in the corporate area.
Address: 2B Camp Road, Kingston 5
Phone: (876) 929-3723
Fax: (876) 906-3580
Usain Bolt Foundation
The Usain Bolt Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the character of children through educational and cultural development
Web Site: http://usainbolt.com/foundation/
United Way of Jamaica
The United Way of Jamaica brings together contributors, providers and users of social services, and social planners, in an effort to assist in meeting the social and material needs of less fortunate and disadvantaged Jamaicans. Projects are funded to support programmes in the areas such as Health and Education
Address: Coronation Building, 122-126 Tower Street, Kingston
Phone: (876) 922-9424-7
Fax: (876) 922-1033
Web Site: http://govolunteer.com.jm