Upcoming Men’s Health Week Activities

Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 8:00am

The public, men in particular, are invited to support the upcoming Men’s Health Week activities from June 12 to 18. 

Safe Haven’s Client Hosts Mother’s Day Luncheon

Friday, 6 May 2016 - 5:00pm

In observance of Mother’s Day on May 8, Mr. Sherman Smith, a client of the Safe Haven Transitional Centre hosted a luncheon in appreciation for all the women who have played a significant role in his life. 

Sandy Lane Centre Renamed Safe Haven Transitional Centre

Friday, 15 April 2016 - 1:45pm

The Sandy Lane Centre was officially renamed Safe Haven Transitional Centre as it seeks to provide better social support and stable housing to persons experiencing chronic homelessness.

Awareness Walk To Observe World Autism Day

Friday, 8 April 2016 - 9:00am

Patrons, Autism Centre staff and Sol Petroleum staff are pictured in high spirits despite the rainy weather to walk in observation of World Autism Day that took place on April 2.

Light It Up Blue Fun Day Kicks Off Child Abuse Prevention And Autism Awareness Month

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 - 5:00pm

The first Light it up Blue March and Fun Day was held on April 1 to commence activities in observance of Child Abuse Prevention and Autism Awareness Month. 

Autism Awareness Month Focuses On ‘Different Not Less’

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 4:30pm

Persons in the community are being urged to see persons with autism and other disabilities as being different and not any less than human beings.

Brightly Coloured Socks To Mark World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 3:00pm

Teachers and students at the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre dressed in brightly coloured socks yesterday March 21, to raise awareness for Down syndrome.

Civil Registry And Passport Office Brings Christmas Cheer To The Autism Centre

Friday, 27 November 2015 - 4:15pm

Registrar-General Mrs. Stephanie Benn and the staff of the Civil Registry and Passport Office are pictured presenting a number of educational games to Director of the Autism Centre Ms. Lorna Dawson as part of their 10th Anniversary Celebrations.

Upcoming Meeting To Address Alzheimer’s Disease On November 17

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 1:00pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public, in particular, family members and caretakers of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia to a meeting on November 17, 2015.

Risk Officers Trained To Better Treat Needs Of Offenders

Friday, 25 September 2015 - 4:45pm

Risk Officers from various agencies including Her Majesty’s Prison, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and the Social Development Department participated in a workshop to improve service delivery of treatment and management of offenders in the Territory.

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