The Be YOUth Centre is a space created specifically for the youth to provide them with a safe space, a social space, and a learning space. It is a space that encourages self-development and fosters empowerment.

The Be YOUth Centre offers many Development Programmes and are opened to youth between the ages of 15 to 29.  These programmes will provide participants with a safe and supportive adult supervised environment and offer them a variety of growth enhancing opportunities including activities and experiences that promote personal, professional, and recreational development. 

Registered Be YOUth Centre users will be able to access the core services:

  •  Cyber Café

o   Free wifi

  • Youth Empowerment and Outreach Sessions

o   Offered by Youth Officers/advocates/ experts on relevant topics

  •   Counselling and Advocacy Referrals

o   Basic counseling and referrals to service providers

  •   Information Services Technology

o   Facebook


o   Sexual and Productive Health

o   Webpages and links

  •   Life Skills

o   Basic Sewing

o   Basic Money Management

o   Time Management

o   Basic Cooking

o   Basic Nutrition

o   Relationship Management

o   Decision Making

  •   Culture, Creative and Performing Arts, Sports and Recreation

o   Music Programme

o   Junior Scientists Programme

o   Seafarers Programme

o   Civics: Territorial Sign and Symbols

o   Indoor and Outdoor Games

o   Civics: Territorial History

o   Sporting Competitions

  •   Entrepreneurship and Job Search


o   Department of Labour

  •   School Support

o   Research Skills

o   Homework Assistance Programme’

o   SBA Assistance

  •   Administrative Support

o   Resume Writing

o   Interviewing Skills

o   Communication Skills

o   Teambuilding

o   Problem Solving

o   Time Management

o   Ethics

o   Customer Focus and Service


Step 1:  Download application form below.    

Step 2:  Completed application is returned to the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports with the related fees and all supporting documents.

Step 3:  If insurance is needed, applicants can purchase insurance via the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports.

Method of Applying

In Person

Turn Around Time

1 - 3 days

Department Contact Information

Department of Youth Affairs and Sports

Second Floor Ward's Building
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-4949
Fax: 1(284) 468-4948