Recruitment Drive Seeks Foster Care Volunteers

Monday, 29 February 2016 - 7:45am

A series of recruitment campaigns have commenced to seek volunteers for the Foster Care and Big Brothers/Big Sisters Mentorship Programmes. 

Public Assistance Appeals Take Effect In January 2016

Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 4:15pm

The Public Assistance Appeal Board established by the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands in May 2015, will be accepting appeal applications for processing in January 2016.

Foster Care Training Begins With Inspiration

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 5:00pm

Foster and adoptive care givers will over the next four days, learn how to better parent children who are behaviorally and emotionally challenged.

Foster Care And Adoption Training Session From November 9 To 13

Tuesday, 3 November 2015 - 12:45pm

The Social Development Department will be hosting a foster care and adoptive training for prospective foster and adoptive parents .....

Message by Minister for Health and Social Development: Domestic Violence Is Not A Private Matter

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 3:30pm

My fellow residents of the Virgin Islands, putting a stop to domestic violence is one of the most pressing and important challenges we face as a community and as a people.

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.

Parents Invited To Co-Parenting Sessions Beginning In October

Thursday, 8 October 2015 - 2:15pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public, in particular, parents to take part in a “Co-Parents: Cooperative Colleagues” Parenting Session from October 13 to November 15.

Juvenile Intervention Programme Launched To Address At-Risk Youth

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 5:00pm

A Juvenile Intervention Programme to address the increase of violence among youth was launched by the Government of the Virgin Islands.

Hon Pickering Remarks: A Collective Effort For Health And Safety At Work

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 11:30am

Ladies and gentlemen good morning:

Today, we are here to observe the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’, under the theme “Join in Building a Culture of Prevention on Occupational Safety and Health.”

Residents Encouraged To Drive Blue Or Wear Blue April 24

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 4:45pm

The Social Development Department is reminding residents of the Virgin Islands to ‘Drive Blue’ or ‘Wear Blue’ on Friday, April 24 in observance of Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month.

 

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