Generally speaking, anyone can apply for services.  Eligibility for services will be determined by the eligibility criteria set out by policies and legislation.

Social Development Department

The Social Development Department provides a wide cadre of services to meet the holistic needs of its service population. These services are:

Social Worker I

ROLE SUMMARY
The successful applicant will provide counselling and case management services to individuals, families and groups to assist with the reduction of social problems.

Government Remains Committed To The Protection Of The Territory’s Children

Friday, 6 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Minister for Health and Social Development the Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton has expressed concern about the number of cases of physical, sexual, neglect and emotional abuse recorded by the Social Department.

Special Education Teacher

ROLE SUMMARY
The successful applicant will work with children and young adults who need extra support, or require an advanced programme of education, in order to complete their learning successfully.

Social Development Offices To Close On February 9

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is notifying the community that the Social Development Department offices on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will be closed on Monday February 9, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon to facilitate a general staff meeting. In the event of an emergency, an officer can be reached at 468-9371. Both offices will re-open at 1:00 p.m.

The Department apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Seniors To Participate In Ageing Enrichment Seminars

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 4:45pm

The senior population of the Territory will be provided with information on healthy aging and life planning in the first of a series of seminars to be held next month. 

3rd Annual Clash Of The Carolers Focuses On The Youth

Monday, 1 December 2014 - 4:45pm

In an effort to reinforce youth participation in rejuvenating the culture of the Virgin Islands, the Social Development Department is hosting the Clash of the Carolers: School Choir Christmas Sing Out.

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