Upcoming Workshop Focuses On Mobilising Community Power

Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 4:45pm

In an effort to revitalise and mobilise community organisations and individuals throughout the Territory, the Social Development Department will host a series of Community Mobilisation Workshops next week under the theme Mobilising Community Power, while building capacity within the Territory for social action and participation.

Health Ministry Leads Workshop On Contraceptives Technology

Monday, 12 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Clinicians were updated on the latest contraceptive technologies such as the implants, new oral contraceptive pills, and the new female condom (FC3), at a workshop organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Development. 

Co-Parenting Sessions To Promote Healthy Family Relationships

Thursday, 8 October 2015 - 4:15pm

Parents who are no longer in an intimate relationship will receive assistance on parenting in a cohesive manner through a series of sessions to be held from October 13 to November 5.

Territory To Mark October 16 As Purple Day Of Action

Monday, 5 October 2015 - 5:00pm

All residents of the Virgin Islands are encouraged to wear a purple article of clothing on Friday, October 16, as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities. 

Men Advocate For Change In Addressing Domestic Violence

Monday, 5 October 2015 - 4:45pm

The Territory’s men will be at the forefront advocating non- violence and healthier relationships, in the ‘Men Against Violence’ campaign during this month’s Domestic Violence Awareness observance.

Government Reassures Access To Quality Healthcare Overseas

Friday, 2 October 2015 - 1:45pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie Skelton has signed an agreement to provide access to thousands of preferred healthcare providers overseas including members within the Territory.        

Food Establishments Without Water Should Temporarily Close

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 1:15pm

The Environmental Health Division is issuing a notice to food establishments on Virgin Gorda that do not have a backup water supply that they should temporarily close until water service is restored.

Public Invited To Community Workshop Meeting On September 28

Friday, 25 September 2015 - 4:45pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public, in particular community organisations to a preliminary meeting on the upcoming Community Mobilising Workshops on Monday, September 28, 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.

Vendors Invited To Meeting For Healthy School Initiative

Friday, 25 September 2015 - 3:45pm

The Ministries of Education and Culture and Health and Social Development are inviting school food vendors to a meeting on Monday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m. at Student Services located on the second floor of the Ward Building.

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