NASW-VI is reaching out to you in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. It is our sincere hope that each of you is safe and has food, water and housing. Please let us know if you need any assistance NASW-VI can provide.

We also want to ask if you are able to offer any assistance in your area to local members. If you are able to offer assistance, please email the type of assistance, phone number, email address and location to

The first ethical principle of our Code of Ethics is "Service." Social workers' primary goal is to help people in need and to address social problems. As we face the tremendous task of rebuilding our communities in the Virgin Islands, NASW-VI is committed to provide leadership and resources for its membership. We hope each of you will join us in our efforts.

Below are some links to resources you may use and share for recovery efforts:

Thank You,
Jim Akin, ACSW, NASW-VI Executive Director
Jean Nesbitt-Matthew, NASW-VI Board of Directors President

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