Ministry of Health & Social Development
Social Welfare
Release Date:
Thursday, 6 October 2022 - 3:41pm

The Social Development Department is notifying the community that the registration process for public assistance through the Transition Grant Programme is now closed. 

Persons in need of assistance in any area below can apply for the public assistance programme through the department’s Intake Unit.

  • Food and Household Supplies
  • Utilities/Rent                      
  • Childcare
  • Funeral and Burial      
  • Monthly Financial Assistance           
  • Medical                     
  • Transportation           
  • Emergency
  • Clothing                    
  • Medical Equipment & Supplies


Contact the Social Development Department via email at socialprotection@gov.vg or via phone at 468- 468 9372, 468-9352 or 468-9373 for more information. 


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286