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CHRISTIANSTED — V.I. Department of Human Service Commissioner nominee Kimberly Causey-Gomez has identified the emergency shelters in the territory for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. “After careful deliberation, I am pleased to announce that shelters will be available territory-wide,” Causey-Gomez said. The shelters are as follows: ST. THOMAS — Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A member of the V.I. Human Services Department went to the Bassanio David Command in Lindbergh Bay to report a rape of a minor. A 17-year-old girl was raped by a 29-year-old man on St. Thomas, according to the case worker. Human Services reported the rape at

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FREDERIKSTED — Human Services said that people who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in the territory will get them early this month. According to acting Human Service Commissioner Felicia Blyden, the Food and Nutrition Services under the U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided notice to states and territories

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — More than two months after Hurricane Irma rattled St. Thomas and St. John to the core, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said it wants to help YOU! People the Virgin Islands Free Press exit interviewed told us that for a family of one adult and two to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Children of low-income parents will be able to apply for increased medical insurance benefits from the federal government starting on Oct. 1. The V.I. Department of Education will play a key role in helping the local government to identify children who will be eligible for

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REGAL BEAGLE: Mapp rolls out the red carpet for himself wherever he goes in the territory; he might be making movie star money, but the average person is sliding farther and farther into abject poverty thanks to his policies. CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– An additional 19,000 Virgin Islands residents are now

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HUMAN SERVICES’ FELICIA BLYDEN CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services Head Start Program, in collaboration with other programs such as JOBS Program, Vocational Rehabilitation and the Senior Citizen Education Program (SCEP), is hosting the 2nd Annual Career Fair on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Head Start Sugar

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services in collaboration with a number of organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday. On each island the project was spear-headed by different organizations: St. John Community Foundation on St. John, Methodist Training

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are requesting the community’s assistance in locating a missing minor. Christopher David Jr., age 17, ran away from the custody of Human Services on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 wearing a turquoise t-shirt, black shinny jeans, and gray sneakers. Christopher David Jr., is a

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Human Services Commissioner Roberts CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Department of Human Services Commissioner Designee Anita Roberts received a letter from Senator Marvin Blyden yesterday notifying her that Act No. 7897 has been signed into law. Act No. 7897 is an Act making appropriations for the operations of the Government of the

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