Ensures the protection of the community by effectively supervising youth and adult offenders and providing opportunities for the offender(s) rehabilitation. The following services are offered under this programme:

  • Offender Risk Assessments
  • Pre-Release Report (Compulsory Supervision)
  • Post-Release Status Report (Compulsory Supervision)
  • Pre-Parole Report
  • Violation/Revocation Reports
  • Drug Testing
  • Victim Impact Statement
  • Community Service Placement



Step 1:  Applicants must complete and submit the Intake Application.

Step 2:  The completed application/case file is forwarded to the Senior Probation/Parole Officer for review and assignment.

Step 3:  The case file is assigned to a Probation/Parole Officer within three working days.

Step 4:  The Probation/Parole Officer contacts the applicant to set up an appointment to conduct functional assessment.

Step 5:  The Probation/Parole Officer then prepares a social inquiry report and submit to immediate supervisor for a decision.  This process can take up to five to seven working days.

Additional Notes

Emergency situations will be dealt with within a 24 hour time frame.

Department Contact Information

Social Development

P.O. Box 3126
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Operates on a 24 hour basis

Email Address: socialdevelopment@gov.vg

Main Office 
Telephone: 1(284) 468-3650
Emergency Number: 1(284) 468-9371
Fax: 1(284) 468-3695

Virgin Gorda Office
Telephone: 1(284) 468-6524
Emergency Number:1(284) 468-9373