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.


Virgin Gorda To Rally Against Child Abuse

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 11:00am

The community of Virgin Gorda is being urged to join the Social Development Department in rallying against child abuse on April 24.


Parents Encouraged To Attend Co-Parenting Seminar

Friday, 20 February 2015 - 3:30pm

The Social Development Department is encouraging parents to strengthen their co-parenting skills while promoting harmonious families by attending a Parents Cooperative Colleagues seminar.

Parenting Seminar To Assist With Building Harmonious Families

Friday, 20 February 2015 - 11:15am

The Social Development Department is hosting a “Parents Cooperative Colleagues” seminar that will provide support to parents to strengthen their co-parenting skills while promoting harmonious families within the Territory.

Seniors Encouraged To Attend Estate Planning Seminar

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 3:15pm

The Social Development Department is encouraging the older adult population of the Territory to secure the future of their generation by attending an Aging Enrichment Seminar on February 10 at the BVI Red Cross Conference Room beginning at 5:30 p.m.