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Become an advocate for disability rights-DRCVI welcomes the support of volunteers and interns

Disability Rights Center Parent Training

Download the Disability Rights Center Parent Training Program.

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Disability Status Report U.S. Virgin Islands

Download the Status Report for the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Employment and Disability Institute at the Cornell University ILR school.

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Mental health expert finds 'appalling' conditions at jails

In a scathing report, a mental health expert found that detention staff at the St. Thomas jails use "physical force, steel restraints and lock down as substitutes for treatment" for inmates who are mentally ill.

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How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

So you finally get the chance to meet one on one with your child's teacher — now what?

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Smartphones can benefit and help Seniors

Rather than a box of chocolate or a throw this Christmas why not consider a new smartphone for your senior family member?

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VI Alert

VI Alert is a local warning system that allows residents to receive ongoing alerts on weather, earthquakes, public health issues, beach closures and other important information. Virgin Islands residents may register their home, fax, mobile phone number or e-mail address to receive the information at: www.vialert.gov.

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Priorities Survey

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Disability Rights of the Virgin Islands

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (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. It was created on October 1, 1977 and was then known as the Committee on Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc., and later as Virgin Islands Advocacy, Inc.There are a total of 57 protection and advocacy organizations for each state and territory of the United States.

DRCVI is a member of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN). Collectively, NDRN is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services for people with disabilities in the United States.