To protect vulnerable children and adults from abuse, neglect, exploitation and prevent family violence and disruption, by supporting family preservation and community living.


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

Step 2:  The completed case file is forwarded to the Case Manager at the Family Children and Protective Services section for assignment.

Step 3:  The case file is assigned to a Social/Case worker within 1-3 working days.  The Social Worker will contact the applicant/client to schedule an appointment within 24 hours of case assignment.

Step 4:  The client and social worker participates in the development of a treatment plan within fourteen (14) working days of case assignment.

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:

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