We are committed to working with families of persons with disabilities to ensure that the persons with disabilities are valued, learn skills that will help them to live as independently as possible and have the opportunity to participate fully in community life.  The following services are offered under the programme:

  • Early Intervention Programme - (Provides services for children between 0 - 8 years with a developmental delay or disability)
  • Day Adult Support (BVI Services) - (Provides services for adults with varying disabilities)
  • Autism Programme - (Provides services for persons with Autism)



Step 1:  Applicants must complete and submit the Intake Application.

Step 2:  The completed application/case file is forwarded to the Programme Director - Disability Services for review and assignment.

Step 3:  The case file is assigned to a Social Worker or the Special Education Teacher within three working days.  The Social Worker or Special Education Teacher will contact the applicant to set up an appointment to conduct interviews and assessments.

Step 4:  Upon completion, the Social Worker prepares a social inquiry report and submits it to the immediate supervisor for a decision.  This process can take up to ten working days.

Additional Notes

Emergency situations will be dealt with within a 24 hour time frame.

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: socialdevelopment@gov.vg

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