To maintain the dignity and independence of all seniors while meeting their social, educational, health care, recreational and social service needs within institutions and community.  The following services are offered under the programme:

  • Home Health Care Services
  • Senior Citizen's Recreational Programme
  • Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
  • Virgin Gorda Elderly Home


Step 1:  Applicants must submit completed Intake Application.

Step 2:  The completed application/case file is forwarded to the Program Director of Elderly Services for review and assignment.

Step 3:  The case file is assigned to a social worker within three working days.  The social worker contacts the applicant to set up an appointment to conduct a functional assessment.

Step 4:  Upon completion of the assessment, the social worker will prepare a social inquiry report and submit the report to the immediate supervisor for a decision.  This can take up to five to seven working days and the applicant will be contacted when the decision is made.


Department Contact Information

Social Development

P.O. Box 3126
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Operates on a 24 hour basis

Email Address:

Main Office 
Telephone: 1(284) 468-3650
Emergency Number: 1(284) 468-9371
Fax: 1(284) 468-3695

Virgin Gorda Office
Telephone: 1(284) 468-6524
Emergency Number:1(284) 468-9373