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55 Seafarers Way, George Town,

Grand Cayman. Cayman Islands.

P: (345) 946 0024


Office: 8:30am to 4:00pm, 
Monday to Thursday

Closed Fridays.


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Cayman Islands Needs Assessment Unit

Our vision is for Caymanians to live healthy, safe and independent lives.

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The NAU provides financial assistance to people who find themselves unable to fund their basic needs, such as shelter, food, and clothing. The financial assistance is normally a short-term measure, intended to provide a temporary bridge to help our clients back onto their feet. At the same time, we recognise that the elderly, or those with a permanent disability, may need longer-term help. 

The NAU can assist those that qualify with a variety of basic living expenses:

We are here to help!

We assist Caymanians to reach their full potential by living healthy, safe and independent lives. To see if you qualify to receive assistance, click here.

For further details including definitions, the full list of services provided, and the eligibility criteria for those services, please refer to our Eligibility Criteria document.

If you have further questions, please contact us, visit us at our offices, or come and see us at one of our District Days.

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Apply for NAU assistance

You can now apply online for financial assistance from the Needs Assessment Unit. 

You can also download a fillable PDF Form here and submit it by email to You can also visit one of the NAU's offices or see us on a District Day. After submitting your application, an officer will contact you within five days if any additional information is needed or to book an appointment. 

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Helping the vulnerable and disadvantaged to lead healthy and safe lives

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The Needs Assessment Unit

The Needs Assessment Unit is the Cayman Islands Government's vehicle to deliver financial assistance to qualifying Caymanians who are unable to support themselves or their families. We care about the needs of Caymanians. Our team works hard to ensure that we listen to and provide guidance to those in need.
​We provide qualified Caymanians with the financial assistance they need to meet their basic needs and live a healthy, safe and independent life. We collaborate with the Education Department, Health Services and other agencies to provide personalised solutions for our clients.

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We provide solutions to improve the wellbeing of our people

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