Felecia Blyden
Commissioner Designee

 

Janet Turnbull-Krigger

Assistant Commissioner - St. Thomas

 

Telsalda Josiah

Assistant Commissioner - St. Croix

U.S. Virgin Islands

Department of Human Services

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News and Events

04/26/17
Department of Human Services Celebrates Foster Care Month in May
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04/25/17
Department of Human Services Relocates the SNAP and MAP Offices
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04/18/17
Department of Human Services Temporarily Closes Adrian Senior Center
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03/29/17
DHS' Seniors and Preschoolers in the Musical Mix
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03/17/17
Department of Human Services offers Consultation for Summer Camps
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03/07/17
Funding identified for Catholic Charities "Home at Last Program"
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02/24/17
FELECIA L. BLYDEN APPROVED BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND JUDICIARY
AND WILL MOVE FORWARD!

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02/17/17
The Department of Human Services Head Start Program Will Show You How A Budgeting for Everyday Living Workshop Will Help You Get Closer to Owning Your Own Home!
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02/17/17
Department of Human Services Curtails Services on St.Croix
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02/07/17
THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES HEADSTART PROGRAM
DELIVERED AN IMPRESSIVE HOMEOWNERSHIP WORKSHOP!
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02/03/17
The Virgin Islands Continuum of Care on Homelessness
Point-In-Time Survey Deemed a Success!

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02/02/17
Department of Human Services Head Start Program
Invites the Public to the Annual Homeownership Workshop!
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01/31/17
Governor Kenneth E. Mapp Applauds DHS’ Assistant Commissioner
Janet Turnbull-Krigger and Formally Introduces Acting Commissioner Felecia L. Blyden to the to the People of the Territory!

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01/27/17
DHS' Head Start Program Offers Home Ownership Workshop
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01/23/17
DHS ASKS THE COMMUNITY TO HELP COUNT THE HOMELESS
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01/18/17
DHS' Division of Family Assistance Closed on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2017
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11/21/16
The Department of Human Services, Kingshill Head Start Closes Early.
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11/18/16
USDA Food and Nutrition awards DHS SNAP Program $190K in bonus.
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11/18/16
DHS Quality Control Division snags the nation's number one spot for the 5th consecutive year!
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11/17/16 - 12/16/16
Adopt-A-Family Campaign 2016.
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11/16/16
DHS receives $500K for pharmaceutical and medical supplies.
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11/15/16
DHS Celebrates 101st Birthday of Winthropp Hector.
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10/27/16
DHS is new Title IV-E Agency.
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10/27/16
DHS' Division of Children and Family Returns to Anna's Hope Location.
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10/27/16
Council Tackles the Increasing Homelessness in the Territory.
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10/25/16
DHS Receives Child Care Development Fund for Fiscal Year 2017.
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10/24/16
DHS (STX) Offices Temporarily Closed.
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10/13/16
DHS Afternoon of Love.
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10/11/16
DHS, Pharmaceutical Assistance Program receives rebates and more.
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10/5/16
DHS Hosted a Pre-Employment Transition Services Conference.
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10/4/16
Department of Human Services to Host Job Fairs
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09/26/16
Department of Human Services Prepares for New Title IV-E Federal Program Implementation for Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Guardianship.
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09/09/16
DHS Secures $19Million form Federal Government to Process Medicare Claims.
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09/09/16
The Department of Human Services Reopens the Richmond Senior Center
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08/31/16
Medical Assistance Program (MAP) Coverage for Breast and cervical Cancer Treatment
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08/30/16
Department of Human Services Opens the New School Year for Head Start Program
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08/30/16
Department of Human Services, Division of Childcare and Regulatory Services Offers Limited Services for Staff Training
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08/16/16
Medical Assistance Program (MAP)  Coverage for Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment
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08/15/16
Department of Human Services Head Start Program offers Parental Orientation on St. Croix
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08/12/16
Missing Minor Returns to Youth Rehabilitation Center
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08/08/16
Department of Human Services Sponsors Health Fair and Outreach Activities
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08/08/16
Department of Human Services Seeks to Locate Missing Minor
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05/23/16
Department of Human Services - Head Start Program Burglarized
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05/05/16
DHS Commissioner Ebbesen-Fludd Hails Success of SNAP
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05/03/16
The Department of Human Services Salutes Older American Month
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05/03/16
DHS Receives Federal Grant Award for SNAP Employment and Training
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Commissioner Designee's Message

Welcome to the Department of Human Services website. It is our pleasure to present a resource of all the programs and services we provide to the people of the Virgin Islands. We care about you, our clients. Therefore, the quality of service we give is of utmost importance to us as a government agency.

 

It is our hope that through this venue we continue to successfully fulfill our mission to provide social services that will enhance the quality of life for individuals and families with diverse needs; and work toward our vision to emerge as a public sector agency empowering individuals and families towards  self-sufficiency through a seamless delivery system of services.

Comments and suggestions to improve the website are welcome.

Thank you for allowing us to continue to serve you.

 

Sincerely

Felecia Blyden, Commissioner

 


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