80.3 F
Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, August 13, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesCFVI SEEKS INFORMATION FOR DIRECTORY

CFVI SEEKS INFORMATION FOR DIRECTORY

For the first time, a comprehensive Community Services Directory is being compiled for the Virgin Islands, but the organizers need information now from all government and non- profit service providers.
If you are part of a government or non-profit agency that provides social services in the Virgin Islands and you haven't received a form for inclusion in the directory, please call the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands at 774-6031 to get one. The deadline for submitting information has been change to July 22.
The directory will be published in the upcoming Virgin Islands Telephone Corp. telephone book. It also will be put online through St. Thomas Source and other websites, and will be available at public libraries and other locations.
The directory grew out of a community-wide meeting called earlier this year by U.S. Attorney James Hurd to address youth violence. Participants quickly realized that they had no central reference directory of services available in the Virgin Islands.
So since March, representatives of community, non-profits and public-sector agencies have been meeting to collaborate on creating a Community Services Directory for the Virgin Islands. Now the main thing missing is information from a number of service providers.
The directory will identify where youth, their families or other members of their household can receive help, whether it costs anything and where it is located. It also will state whether sites are handicap-accessible or have bilingual capability.
For more information call Dee Baecher-Brown, executive director of CFVI, at 774- 6031.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.
Previous articleIDC, PSC VACANCIES LINGER
Next articleINFORMATION FORM




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
For the first time, a comprehensive Community Services Directory is being compiled for the Virgin Islands, but the organizers need information now from all government and non- profit service providers.
If you are part of a government or non-profit agency that provides social services in the Virgin Islands and you haven't received a form for inclusion in the directory, please call the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands at 774-6031 to get one. The deadline for submitting information has been change to July 22.
The directory will be published in the upcoming Virgin Islands Telephone Corp. telephone book. It also will be put online through St. Thomas Source and other websites, and will be available at public libraries and other locations.
The directory grew out of a community-wide meeting called earlier this year by U.S. Attorney James Hurd to address youth violence. Participants quickly realized that they had no central reference directory of services available in the Virgin Islands.
So since March, representatives of community, non-profits and public-sector agencies have been meeting to collaborate on creating a Community Services Directory for the Virgin Islands. Now the main thing missing is information from a number of service providers.
The directory will identify where youth, their families or other members of their household can receive help, whether it costs anything and where it is located. It also will state whether sites are handicap-accessible or have bilingual capability.
For more information call Dee Baecher-Brown, executive director of CFVI, at 774- 6031.