Department of Human Services, Virgin Islands

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Contact Information

Knud Hansen Complex Bldg A
1303 Hospital Ground
St Thomas, VI 00802 - 6722
(340) 773-2323 2005
RSVP 2013 Competition Appendix A Part 1 Funding Opportunities

Executive Summary

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.

Award Information

Application ID: 13SR144169
CNCS Award Amount:
$31,277.00
CNCS Grant Number: 13SRAVI001
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