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Holiday Memories are Created at the Virgin Islands Christmas Party

By Tammy Smith, Program Assistant On Dec. 22, The Village – Virgin Islands’ residents were the highlight of the annual Christmas party hosted at the residential treatment facility where residents, their loved ones, and staff came together as one blended family to celebrate Christmas. This event was an opportunity for residents to showcase their artistic […]

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The Strengthening Families Program Celebrates its Newest Graduates!

By Shelisa Allen, Administrative Assistant Our prevention staff successfully served 32 families this year through the Strengthening Families Program. In celebration of these participants completing the program, we held a booster session at our local Tropical Ten Pins Bowling Center. Families enjoyed a fun-filled event with bowling, arcade games, music, food, and more to continue […]

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Suicide Prevention Workshop

By Shelisa Allen, Administrative Assistant The Village Virgin Islands – Partners in Recovery’s staff continue to improve their knowledge and skills to exceed the quality standards of care to our community and residents. Our staff participated in a two-day workshop instructed by Ana Vizcarrondo and Mrs. Iris De León from WestCare Puerto Rico on September 14 and 15. During this time, […]

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Strengthening Our Families 

By Brandy Brookes, Prevention Coordinator  The Strengthening Families Program graduated nine families at the end of its seven-week cohort on July 14. Program staff attended the event in support of the successful completion of participants. Families received gift bags full of goodies and a certificate of completion at the ceremony held in their honor.   We […]

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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. […]