Virgin Islands

General Resources

  • Division of Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • ADA.GOV 
    • The ADA home page will have information regarding latest laws, disability news and regulations. They will also have resources for all things disabled.

Health Resources

  • Frederiksted Health Care, Inc. (FHC) (340-772-0260)
    • FHC is a nonprofit organization providing affordable and accessible health care to the community of St. Croix. Services provided are family/ internal medicine, general dentistry, pediatric dental services, same day care/urgent care, immunizations, OB/GYN, behavioral health, STD/TB program, pediatrics, optometry, and laboratory. The clinic offers sliding fee discounts based on income and family size to make health care affordable for those who are uninsured or underinsured.
  • St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation (STEEMCC) (340-775-3700)
    • STEEMCC is nonprofit provider of primary health care services on St. Thomas. Services provided include comprehensive primary health care, OB/GYN, family medicine, oral health, behavioral health, internal medicine, immunization and laboratory work. All forms of insurance, including Medicare/ Medicaid, VA and private insurance, are accepted; no one is denied access for inability to pay.
  • U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) (340-718-1311 | St. Thomas: 340-774-9000 | St. John: 340-774-6400)
    • The Department of Health is the public health agency for the U.S. Virgin Islands. The DOH conducts preventive medicine programs, including maternal and child Health, family planning, environmental sanitation, mental health, and drug and substance abuse prevention. It also regulates and licenses health care providers and facilities. St. Croix:
  • U.S. Virgin Islands State Health Insurance Assistance Program (VI SHIP) (St. Thomas/St. John: 340-774-2991, Ext. 9 | St. Croix: 340-773-6449 ext. 3151 or 3152)
    • VI SHIP is the Virgin Islands local Medicare source. It provides free information and counseling to individuals, family members and caregivers on Medicare, Medigap and Medicare Rx. The office also refers Medicare beneficiaries to government or community-based organization.

Legal Resources

  • Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) (St. Croix: 340-772-1200 or 340-772-1280 | St. Thomas/St. John: 340-776-4303)
    • DRCVI is the only territory-wide advocacy organization established by Congress that provides legal services to eligible persons with disabilities in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Housing Resources

  • The Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) (St. Thomas/St. John: 340-777-VIHA (8442) | St. Croix: 340-778-VIHA (8442))
    • VIHA offers the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), which provides monetary assistance (vouchers) to eligible very low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities so they can rent affordable housing of their choice from private landlords.

Transportation Services

  • VITRAN – Virgin Islands Transit Company (St. Croix: 340-773-1664 and 340-626-3295 | St. Thomas: 340-776-4844 and 340-201-5212 | St. John: 340-774-0165 and 340-626-4010)
    • VITRAN is the territory’s public transit system. It connects riders to a technologically advanced, safe, reliable and affordable surface and water transit system, allowing connections to employment, education, health care and other essential or leisure services. Adults 60 and older and persons with a disability ride for FREE with a valid picture identification. This does not apply to the VITRAN Plus Paratransit Service.

Care for Caregivers

  • U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services – Family Caregiver Support Program (St. Croix: 340-772-7100, Ext. 7056 | St. Thomas/St. John: 340-774-0930, Ext. 4484)
    • The Family Caregiver Support Program offers assistance to those who care for dependent adults 60 years of age and older and relatives 55 years of age and older who are the primary caretakers of children under the age of 18. The program enables families to care for vulnerable adults at home and minimize long-term emotional and financial costs.

As our site grows and we acquire more volunteers to help in the gathering of Information of their state We will update lists and resources accordingly.

Comments
* The email will not be published on the website.