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Would you like to know more about child care licensing in your state or resources for children with special needs? Do you need to contact someone about child support, health care for your family, or help paying for food or heat? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Click a tab below to find those resources and more in U.S. Virgin Islands.

Child Care and COVID-19

Information and resources around child care and COVID-19 in your area (last updated on October 6, 11:18 a.m. EDT)

Information for Families and Child Care Providers

U.S. Virgin Islands COVID-19 Website 

General information about COVID-19 in your area

Website

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health

Find additional information on COVID-19

Website

Need additional information?

Click here to find your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency for one-on-one help.

Find out more about child care in your area. Click on the links below, or contact your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency for one-on-one help.

Child Care Licensing

Your local child care regulatory office

Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas and St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

Website

Provider Complaint Line: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas/St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

Inspection Reports

Find out what programs in your area are in compliance with licensing regulations

*Inspections not available online. Contact your licensing agency for more information*

Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas and St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

Website

Child Care Fact Sheet

Basic facts about child care in your area

State Fact Sheets

U.S. Virgin Islands Child Care Information

Information and resources for parents looking for child care in U.S. Virgin Islands

Website

Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Reimburses child care providers for healthy meals and snacks

Phone: (340) 774-0100 ext. 2811

Website

Criminal Background Checks

Understanding criminal background checks requirements in your area

Website

Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)

Child care providers earn a rating when they meet quality standards. These ratings can help families choose quality care and can assist child care providers to improve and communicate their quality.

*Virgin Islands’ QRIS is currently in progress.*

Discover resources that will provide more information regarding local services such as health care and child well-being.

Child Protective Services

To report suspected abuse, maltreatment, or neglect of a child

Phone: (340) 776-6334 (St. John), (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 718-2980 (St. Croix)

Website

*If county is not known, call ChildHelp at 1(800) 422-4453*

Child Support

Child support application and procedures for your state

Phone: (340) 775-3070 (St. Thomas, St. John, Water Island), (340) 775-3070 ext. 4050 (St. Croix)

Website

Medicaid Eligibility

Federal-State health insurance program for low-income individuals

Phone: (340) 715-6929

Website

*If you are not eligible for Medicaid, your child(ren) may still be able to receive health coverage from the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). For questions about eligibility and benefits, contact your Medicaid office.*

Virgin Islands Department of Human Services  

State government programs and services for children and families

Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 718-2980 (St. Croix), (340) 776-6334 (St. John)

Website

Behavioral Health, Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Services

State government mental health resources that may offer community mental health services (may include individual, family, and marital counseling), behavioral health services, and substance abuse programs

Phone: (340) 718-1311 (St. Croix), (340) 774-9000 (St. Thomas/St. John)

Website

Car Seat Basics

Information on car seat regulations and inspection services

Find Your Local Inspection Station

Are you looking for help paying for child care? Buying groceries or diapers? Find out what assistance programs are offered locally.

Child Care Assistance – Child Care Fund Program

Child care financial assistance programs

Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas and St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

Website

Virgin Islands Head Start

A federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families

Website

Find Your Local Head Start/Early Head Start

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

A program offering supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition information to low-income women who are pregnant or have children aged birth to five

Phone: Contact your local office

Website and Local Offices

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Cash assistance designed to help low-income families achieve self-sufficiency

Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 772-7100 (St. Croix)

Website

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)

Federal nutrition program

Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 772-7100 (St. Croix)

Website

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

Helps low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs

Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 776-6334 (St. John), (340) 718-2980 (St. Croix)

Website

Learn about valuable resources for parents of children with special needs.

Early Intervention – Infants and Toddlers Program

Early intervention services for infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delays

Phone: (340) 777-8804 ext. 2629 (St. Thomas), (340) 718-1311 ext. 3624 (St. Croix)

Website

There are currently no organizations listed

  • COVID-19

    Child Care and COVID-19

    Information and resources around child care and COVID-19 in your area (last updated on October 6, 11:18 a.m. EDT)

    Information for Families and Child Care Providers

    U.S. Virgin Islands COVID-19 Website 

    General information about COVID-19 in your area

    Website

    U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health

    Find additional information on COVID-19

    Website

    Need additional information?

    Click here to find your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency for one-on-one help.

  • Child Care

    Find out about the ins and outs of child care in your area. What is required to become a provider in your area? What requirements are there for a background check? Does your state offer any quality improvement programs?

    Child Care Licensing

    Your local child care regulatory office

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas and St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

    Website

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas/St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

    Inspection Reports

    Find out what programs in your area are in compliance with licensing regulations

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas and St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

    Website

    Child Care Fact Sheet

    Basic facts about child care in your area

    U.S. Virgin Islands Child Care Information

    Information and resources for parents looking for child care in U.S. Virgin Islands

    Website

    Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

    Reimburses child care providers for healthy meals and snacks

    Phone: (340) 774-0100 ext. 2811

    Website

    Criminal Background Checks

    Understanding criminal background checks requirements in your area

    Website

    Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)

    Child care providers earn a rating when they meet quality standards. These ratings can help families choose quality care and can assist child care providers to improve and communicate their quality.

    *Virgin Islands’ QRIS is currently in progress.*

  • Health and Social Services

    Discover resources that will provide more information regarding local services such as health care and child well-being.

    Child Protective Services

    To report suspected abuse, maltreatment, or neglect of a child

    Phone: (340) 776-6334 (St. John), (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 718-2980 (St. Croix)

    Website

    *If county is not known, call ChildHelp at 1(800) 422-4453*

    Child Support

    Child support application and procedures for your state

    Phone: (340) 775-3070 (St. Thomas, St. John, Water Island), (340) 775-3070 ext. 4050 (St. Croix)

    Website

    Medicaid Eligibility

    Federal-State health insurance program for low-income individuals

    Phone: (340) 715-6929

    Website

    *If you are not eligible for Medicaid, your child(ren) may still be able to receive health coverage from the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). For questions about eligibility and benefits, contact your Medicaid office.*

    Virgin Islands Department of Human Services  

    State government programs and services for children and families

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 718-2980 (St. Croix), (340) 776-6334 (St. John)

    Website

    Behavioral Health, Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Services

    State government mental health resources that may offer community mental health services (may include individual, family, and marital counseling), behavioral health services, and substance abuse programs

    Phone: (340) 718-1311 (St. Croix), (340) 774-9000 (St. Thomas/St. John)

    Website

    Car Seat Basics

    Information on car seat regulations and inspection services

    Find Your Local Inspection Station

  • Financial Assistance

    Are you looking for help paying for child care? Buying groceries or diapers? Find out what assistance programs are offered locally.

    Child Care Assistance – Child Care Fund Program

    Child care financial assistance programs

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 ext. 4181 (St. Thomas and St. John), (340) 772-7147 (St. Croix)

    Website

    Virgin Islands Head Start

    A federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families

    Website

    Find Your Local Head Start/Early Head Start

    Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

    A program offering supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition information to low-income women who are pregnant or have children aged birth to five

    Phone: Contact your local office

    Website and Local Offices

    Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

    Cash assistance designed to help low-income families achieve self-sufficiency

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 772-7100 (St. Croix)

    Website

    Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)

    Federal nutrition program

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 772-7100 (St. Croix)

    Website

    Low Income Energy Assistance Program

    Helps low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs

    Phone: (340) 774-0930 (St. Thomas), (340) 776-6334 (St. John), (340) 718-2980 (St. Croix)

    Website

  • Children with Special Needs

    Learn about valuable resources for parents of children with special needs.

    Early Intervention – Infants and Toddlers Program

    Early intervention services for infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delays

    Phone: (340) 777-8804 ext. 2629 (St. Thomas), (340) 718-1311 ext. 3624 (St. Croix)

    Website

  • There are currently no organizations listed

If you find that any of the information above is incorrect, please contact us at info@childcareaware.org.

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