Public Sector Workers Certified In Social Protection Systems

Tuesday, 21 February 2023 - 4:58pm

Over 30 Virgin Islands public sector workers have been trained and certified in Shock Responsive Social Protection System.

Remarks by Honourable Penn on Ensuring Enabling and Supportive Environments

Friday, 16 December 2022 - 4:31pm

Thank you, [Moderator]

A pleasant Good Afternoon to everyone

I would first like to thank ECLAC for the opportunity to participate in this important discussion and share the Virgin Islands’ perspective on the topic: Protection of the human rights of older persons in situations of social and environmental disasters.

Social Development Department Office Hours On Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 3 November 2022 - 11:07am

he Social Development Department to host office hours on Virgin Gorda on Tuesdays and Fridays during the month of November.  A Social Worker will be available at the office location on the 2nd Floor of the Vanterpool Administration Building between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Transition Grant Programme Registration Closed

Thursday, 6 October 2022 - 3:41pm

The Social Development Department is notifying the community that the registration process for public assistance through the Transition Grant Programme is now closed.

Transition Grant Implementation

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 - 11:02am

Assistance Grant Programme Registration Ongoing

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 - 4:42pm

Persons who were receiving assistance from the House of Assembly are reminded to register for the Public Assistance Programme.

Ministry Of Health And Red Cross Solidify Partnership

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 11:15am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has solidified its working relationship with the Red Cross by signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Notice Of Appeal Against A Decision

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 2:49pm

Statement By Chief Social Development Officer - June 27, 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 12:08pm

Thank you, Hon. Minister and Good Morning to you Madam moderator, PS Davies, the viewing and listening audience, other Government officials, and the media. This morning I have the privilege to outline the transitional grant process for the next three months from July – September 2022. I will further provide information on other support services available to needy households through the Social Development Department.

Statement by Honourable Penn on Social Assistance Grants - June 27, 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 11:48am

A pleasant good morning to everyone.

Today, I would like to update you on the progress we are making to streamline the disbursement of social assistance grants to persons in need.