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Prime for Life [Video in Post]

Did you see our ad in the movie theaters this last month? St. Croix’s Caribbean Cinemas aired our promo video for Prime for Life and we are grateful for everyone who reached out to us after seeing it. If you didn’t get a chance to see us on the big screen, watch here and learn […]

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High School Victory Celebration

By Shelisa Allen, Administrative Assistant On May 17, an individual served by the Village’s Adolescents in Recovery and Community Connections (ARCC) program displayed his high school diploma in victory at his commencement ceremony. The sky is the limit when it comes to Uplifting the Human Spirit! This was a special piece of recognition to our […]

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Family Fun Day

By Shelisa Allen, Administrative Assistant All hands were on deck for The Village – Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery’s Strengthening Families program’ booster event on April 23. As a final send-off, participants joined us for a family fun day at the Whim Ballpark filled with fun, games, music, food, and great company. After attending our […]

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Introducing the ‘Meet the Team’ Series

By Maudiana John-Baptiste, Youth Service Support Coordinator Our Prevention Coordinator, Brandy Brookes and Youth Service/Recovery Support Coordinator, Maudiana John-Baptiste are always working to keep our Virgin Islands community updated via social media. They created and rolled out a Meet the Team series introducing The Village’s Adolescents in Recovery and Community Connections (ARCC) adolescent program as […]

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It’s a Caribbean Christmas! 

By Shelisa Allen, Administrative Assistant, WestCare Virgin Islands  In the Virgin Islands, we ended 2021 with a bang! Regional Director, Marsha Taylor, hosted our annual Christmas party to welcome new staff to our ever-growing family and thank our employees for their continued hard work. To top off the Christmas season, we celebrated our clients and […]

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National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Month

By Shelisa Allen, Administrative Assistant On Thursday, November 18, Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery (VIPIR) decided to give back to our community by creating a care package for those individuals consisting of a home-cooked meal, cold drinks, and personal hygiene items. As a team, we prepared a meal to 80 homeless persons in our community. […]

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Family Fun Day in the Virgin Islands

By Yolanda Gonzalez Malave, Program Assistant and HR Coordinator, Caribbean and Latin American Region The Village – Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery’s prevention office recently hosted a family fun day event at the Louis E. Brown apartment complex. We invited their residents to join us for a day of family fun, bonding, and learning. We […]

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The Village Expands Their Treatment Services to Virgin Islands Youth

By Yolanda Gonzalez Malave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator, Caribbean and Latin American Region  The Village – Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery was recently presented with a check by Congress Woman, Stacy Plaskett, and Administrator to the Governor, Samuel Sanes in commemoration of our recent grant awarded by SAMHSA for the opening of the Youth […]

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Celebrating Virgin Islands Freedom Week and Emancipation Day

By Maudiana John-Baptiste, Behavioral Health Counselor, WestCare Virgin Islands  The Village – Virgin Islands Partners in Recovery were proud to embrace our Caribbean heritage. We are no strangers to the fight for emancipation. It is a beautiful reminder of the resiliency of our ancestors and their willingness to fight to ensure a better future for themselves and […]

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14th Anniversary: Marsha Taylor

By Yolanda Gonzalezmalave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator – WestCare U.S. Virgin Islands February 26th, 2021 marked fourteen years since Marsha Taylor has been serving at The Village – VIPIR. However, she has always been destined to work at The Village and become its leader. Back in high school, Marsha was a part of The […]