Ms. Mae Toussaint Jr. Thomas
Strategic Management Department
Head of Department
Tel #: 225-0402
The Strategic Management Department is a principal department of the Ministry’s Secretariat that serves the Ministry and its Agencies, in support of the achievement of the Ministry’s Vision, Mission and Strategic Goals or Strategic Priority Areas.
Head of Unit
Tel #: 227-3603
The Parole Board is a part-time, quasi-judicial body composed of eleven members appointed by the Minister of Home Affairs. It is constituted under the provisions of the Parole Act No. 24 of 1991 Laws of Guyana Chapter 11:08. The aim of the Act is to rehabilitate prisoners through early release on licence and supervision and for recall to prison in case of a breach of the licence.
Principal Personnel Officer
Tel #: 227-8915
The Personnel Department provides effective personnel support with an aim to achieve the goals of the Ministry and its Departments/Agencies. These include but are not limited to recruitment, training and development, retirement, career guidance and discipline.
Holly Fraser- Persaud
Head of Unit
Tel #: 226-1717 ext 253
The procurement Unit is responsible for procuring items for all agencies under the Ministry of Home Affairs and managing the process.
Juvenile Justice Department
William Orrin Boston
Tel #: 227-3715
The Juvenile Justice Department originated from the Juvenile Justice Act 2018, consequent of the Commencement Order, which was enacted on October 10, 2018.
Stray Catcher Unit
Tel #: 226-1962
The Stray Catching unit was set up in 2010 as an enforcement arm of the Ministry of Home Affairs and continues to carry out its mandate of protecting citizens’ property and the roadways safe from stray animals.
Principal Assistant Secretary General
Tel #: 226-4881
The Administration Department plans, directs and coordinates support services (including records keeping, distributing mails, logistical support and maintenance of equipment) within the Ministry and provides secretariat support to the various Agencies under the purview of the Ministry.