Tag: V.I. Department of Human Services

Human Services Identifies Emergency Hurricane Shelters For Territory

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 of Human Services Head Start […]

Human Services Worker Reports Rape of 17-Year-Old Girl By St. Thomas Man

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 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin […]

DHS: U.S. Department of Agriculture Will Send SNAP Benefits Early Because of Federal Shutdown

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 that SNAP’s February allocation will […]

FEMA Will Give You Up To $1,600 In Disaster Food Stamps (D-SNAP) If You Have Children … Even If You Never Got Food Stamps Before … APPLY NOW!

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 four children, the average payout […]

Mapp: V.I. Children Of Low-Income Parents Are Now Eligible For Increased Medical Insurance Benefits From The Federal Government

[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 federally subsidized healthcare coverage under […]