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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program, is seeking to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the many contributions of Virgin Islands employers, community partners and trailblazers that support and honor courageous workers with disabilities. This year marks a major milestone in the

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the weekly press briefing to update residents about the status of the COVID-19 virus in the territory, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta, Jr. was joined by Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez, who announced a second round of P-EBT benefits, and Division of Personnel Director Dayna Clendinen, who announced

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) said today a second round of P-EBT food assistance for August and September of the 2020/2021 school year has been approved by the federal government. The total amount of this issuance benefit to territory is an additional $1,513,308.96. The benefit is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) said that all parents and guardians of children who attended schools that participated in the federally funded, School Lunch Program need to call  the P-EBT Hotline if they have not received the P-EBT card or cards they were expecting for children enrolled

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who admitted to police that he had a gun under his car seat was arrested on Tuesday, authorities said. Shamoi Allamby, 23, of Santa Maria, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after police stopped him for having illegally-dark window tinting, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Child Care and Regulatory Services, that administers the Family, Friends and Neighbors (FFN) portion of the Block Grant announced changes to the application limits for kids this week. For the summer months, the federally-funded program provided childcare subsidies for approved parent applicants and family,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) is notifying on-going Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) & Cash Assistance (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD) Households, due to re-certify in the month of August 2020, that their certification period

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Families First Coronavirus Response Act includes a benefit called Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) for children who received free or reduced-price school meals in the 2019-2020 school year, but their school is or was closed during a public health emergency. “The Department of Human Services (DHS) apologizes for the delay in the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands National Guard assisted with distributing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers to Families food boxes at the Lionel Roberts Stadium in St. Thomas. USDA purchased agricultural products under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The oldest of 12 residents of the Queen Louise Home for the Aged being treated at Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas has died. The unnamed 101-year-old woman died Tuesday, the Department of Human Services said. While she tested positive for COVID-19, the cause of death is still

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