Department of Human Services, Virgin Islands
RSVP 2013 Competition Appendix A Part 1 Funding Opportunities
Name of Legal Entity: Department of Human Services, Virgin Islands
Organization & Mission: The Department of Human Services, a Public
Agency of the Government of the Virgin Islands', core mission is to provide social services that enhance the quality of life for individuals and families with diverse needs.
Number of RSVP Volunteers Proposed: 102
Amount Requested: $29,777
Services Categories to be Addressed: Disaster Preparation, Elementary
Education, At-Risk Ecosystems Improvement, Community Revitalization/ Improvement, Hospital and Clinical Support Services including Rehabilitation, Food Security, Other/Health Nutrition and Senior Center Programs (Non-Residential)
Community Needs to be Addressed: Emergency Preparedness, Early Childhood Education, Environmental Preservation Support, Counseling & Public Service, Community Health Service, Homeless & Shelter Program, Residential Long-term Care, Assisted Living Support Services, and Senior Center Support Services
Research-Based Methods to Address Project Needs: Seniors interactively engaged through human contact promotes vibrancy, slows the onset of debilitating illnesses, and studies show that volunteers live longer.
Projects Anticipated Outcomes: The contributions of Senior Volunteers will produce positive results and enhance their quality of life, and the lives they touch.