Community Urged To Take Action To Prevent Child Abuse

Monday, 4 April 2022 - 3:25pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone has said that action must be taken to protect the physical, mental and emotional health of the Territory’s children.

Emergency Bags Distributed To Help Prepare Families In The BVI

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 - 5:59pm

Social workers continue to assist families in preparing for emergencies by distributing emergency starter bags filled with supplies for children.

Protecting Children In Tough Times To Be Discussed In Live Chat

Monday, 8 June 2020 - 6:16pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture will be discussing the topic ‘Protecting Children in Tough Times’ in its next Facebook LIVE session of A Chat with the Community as it seeks to help parents and students through the challenges of change and online learning.

Do you have children? Child friendly explanation of the Coronavirus

Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 2:44pm

Ministry Of Education Statement On Allegation Concerning A Teacher

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - 4:58pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture wishes to advise that it is aware of the allegation concerning a teacher,....

Health Ministerial Message on Universal Children's Day

Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 3:54pm

Greetings to everyone at home and abroad. We are giving recognition to the United Nation’s Universal Children’s Day which was established in 1954. This day, designed to celebrate and promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare is observed every year on November 20th.

Parents Warned Against Disturbing Youtube Videos Geared At Children

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 5:25pm

The Social Development Department is warning parents and guardians to be vigilant with their children with too much screen time, particularly watching YouTube in light of a suicide game reportedly disguised as innocent children programming.

Child Abuse Response Training Continues For BVI Professionals

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 4:58pm

Child Protection workers are photographed during a training session to build knowledge and skills to respond to child abuse. 

Keep Your Children Safe This Hurricane Season

Friday, 6 July 2018 - 5:43pm

Acting Head of Family Children and Protective Services, Ms. Laurel Freeman is calling on parents to take precautions to safeguard their children as the Territory prepares for residual impact of hurricane Beryl.

Governor Jaspert Wears Blue In Support Of Child Protection

Monday, 30 April 2018 - 4:14pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus Jaspert is pictured with the Social Development Department team on Wear Blue Day on Friday, April 27.