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St. Croix DHS Senior Programs and Disabilities Vocational Rehab Offices Relocate

Virgin Islands Department of Human Services

The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) reminds the public that the Division of Senior Citizens Affairs, St. Croix District, has relocated its Senior Programs Office from the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged Campus to 1401 Mars Hill, Frederiksted Suite No. 2 (former V.I. Energy Office).

Additionally, the Division of Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services relocated their Office to No. 2 Estate Carlton, Suites No. 4 and 7.

DHS Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez said, “I am pleased to see our Division of Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services and the Division of Senior Citizens Affairs are both relocating to new office space, which will greatly improve the public’s access to services.

“Both Divisions were displaced from the former Golden Rock location since 2017 when Hurricane Maria devastated much of St. Croix. Our dedicated staff has faithfully continued to provide direct services to our clients, but the new office space will give them…comfortable spaces to work. Kudos to our team and to their hard work.”

The Senior Programs that were relocated and are now housed next to the Division of Financial Assistance (SNAP)/Medicaid Program office at 1401 Mars Hill, Frederiksted are:

  • Senior Citizens Affairs Administration Office
  • I & R (Senior ID)
  • Pharmaceutical Assistant Program (PAP/SPAP)
  • Adult Protective Services Unit (APS)
  • Nutrition Program (Meals on Wheels)
  • Homemakers Services
  • Foster Grandparents Program (FGP)
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
  • Family Caregivers Support Program
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

To contact the Division of Senior Citizens Affairs, call 772-7148.

To contact the Adult Protective Services Unit, call 642-8820.

The Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services Programs are now housed at No. 2 Estate Carlton, Suites No. 4 and 7 are:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Supported Employment
  • Older Blind Independent Living
  • Randolph Sheppard

To contact the Division of Disabilities and Vocational and Rehabilitation Services, call 643-8145 or 626-6268.

For more information, visit the Department of Human Services website: www.dhs.gov.vi or on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/usvidhs) at the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services.

The Department of Human Services exists to provide social services to members in our community with diverse needs. In times of national uncertainty and hardship it acts as a safety net and exists to inspire hope and empower change through non-judgmental, quality delivery of needed services and resources.

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