Address: 14 Monk Street, Spanish Town, St. Catherine
Telephone: (876) 984-2840
Fax: (876) 984-7808
Dedicated to the Development of Persons with Disabilities'. 3D represents the three major areas of disability- sensory, learning, and motor- and three crucial areas of rehabilitation: social, educational and economic. 3D Projects are Jamaica's first fully established community based rehabilitation programme. Based in the parish of St. Catherine, there is a network of rural community groups comprising parents of disabled children and disabled persons in the parishes of Manchester, St. Thomas, St. Mary and Portland. All persons with disabilities should be recognized as citizens and should be accorded all rights extended to other citizens. Persons with disabilities must have the equal opportunity to participate in the social and economic life of the community. Persons with disabilities must have access to supports and resources to enable them to participate. The goal of this process is to create a warm, loving environment within their homes and communities.
Provides community based rehabilitation (CBR) services for persons with disabilities requiring the following:
Home training programmes;
Job placement or employment development;
Provides advocacy for persons with disabilities and their families in obtaining community services in home training programmes;
Develops parent associations and leadership for the purposes of solidarity, advocacy, and parent mutual support.
Trains people in the community in many aspects of inclusion