What is the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)? Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is free counseling programme that was establish in 2003 by the Department of Human Resources, Government of the Virgin Islands. It was designed with Public Officers in mind to aid them in free confidential brief professional counseling and referral services that is available all Public Officers.

We exist to provide services that would assist Public Officers when they are experiencing both personal and work-related problems that are affecting their performance or peace of mind. We also provide support to supervisors and managers and offer referral services of Officers to EAP showing them ways to be effective in intervention.

Services Offered:

-Individual and Group Counseling

-Crisis Interventions and Mediation

-Departmental Intervention and Presentations

-Supervisory Consultation and Training


-Call or WhatsApp: 468-9889 - Feel free to call directly and make appointments

-Email: athompkins@gov.vg - All emails sent by you to EAP are confidential

-Walk in: Problems may arise suddenly, feel free to show-up and an EAP counselor will assist you

-Supervisor’s Referral: A Supervisor may refer you if they notice that your performance decreased or you’re going through a rough time.

-Social media: facebook.com/EAPBVIGovernment/


Department Contact Information

Department of Human Resources

2nd Floor, Simms Building
Road Town, Tortola VG1110
British Virgin Islands

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address: hrdbvi@gov.vg

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2178
Fax: 1(284) 468-3191