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Community Support Services

The following list of community support services is provided courtesy of the People Moving Forward Foundation. For more information on the foundation, to volunteer or to make a donation email Allison Smith at retreats@viaccess.net or call 340-779-4585.Look here for everything from meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous to Yoga classes and a lot in between. (recycling centers, domestic violence support groups and religious organizations – to name only a few.)
Please check schedules by calling for information as meetings change without notice.
Animal Care Center of St. John
774-1625 – 693-8113 (emergency)
693-7780 (medical emergency)
Monthly spay/neuter program for feral cats. Tested for disease & inoculated before release at feeding station.
Stray dogs are tested for heart worm & tick fever, treated accordingly. When healthy will spay/neuter then fostered out or placed permanently.
We offer assistance to people who would otherwise abandon their pets. If you don’t want your pet please call 774-1625 or 693-5153.
Donations send to:
Animal Care Center
P.O. Box 429
Cruz Bay, St. John 00831
Association for Children Enforcement of Support
St. Thomas- Cynthia : 776-0050 St. Croix-May: 773-0083
Kelly Hunter 693-5849
Consultations & star gazing evenings.
Bahai’s National Spiritual Assembly
St. T.: 775-5988 St. John: 776-6254 St. Croix 779-3781
Regular meetings, St. Thomas, Judith Bourne 776-8487.
Childbirth Education
Linda Caiger 774-6867 Certified Childbirth Educator. Classes ongoing –private and large groups..
Jeanie Williamson 779-4205 Certified Childbirth Educator
Christian Science Society of St. John & St. Thomas
Reading room: Sat.10:00am-12:00. Sunday services/Sunday School 9:45am. Testimonial meeting 1st & 3rd Wed. of month @ 7:30pm. 776-6273.
Chronic Disease Prevention Program
Screenings & community service 773-1311 ext. 3198.
Fax 692-9505
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Regular meetings, St. Thomas Ashton: 777-4120.
St. John School of Arts 779-4322.
Domestic Violence/Violent Crime
Safety Zone: 693-7233 Hot Line 690-SAFE (7233)
Safety Zone:
Abuse & Neglect Task Force Meetings, 3rd Tues./month, 6:30pm at Safety Zone Office.
Safety Zone: Survivors of Domestic Violence Meetings, Thur. 6:30pm. at Safety Zone Office.
Women’s Groups: Incest survivors, emotional, physical abuse batterers, call for times and location. 693-7233 or 690-SAFE.
Looking for staff please call 690-7233
Family Resource Center: Counseling for entire family. St. Thomas 776-3966 Emer: 776-7867
Women’s Coalition of St. Croix: 773-9272
Victim Advocate Program: Any victim of any violent crime or tragic circumstance. Lynn Falkenthal 775-6103 690-HELP 778-8646 #0202 or #0204
Audubon Society of St. Thomas/St. John: 3rd Tues. 7:30pm
Biosphere Reserve Conference Room.
Friends of V.I. National Park: First Wed. 5:00pm.Scandic Office, Mongoose Junction; Volunteers needed; call 779-4940.
SEA (St. Croix Environmental Association) Monthly activities, hikes, special events, fund raisers. Call: 773-1989; fax: (340)773-7545; e-mail:sea@viaccess.net; web site www.seastx.org
St. John Recycling Council: 3rd Wed. 9:30-11:00am
Biosphere, Lind Point Tom Kelly 776-6996 ext.25.
Univesity of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service: Environmental information, expertise. St. John:776-6492. St. Thomas 693-1080.
V.I. Anti-Litter & Beautification Commission: 3r d Tues. of the month. 777-3073.
V.I. Energy Office(VIEO) 772-2616.
Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas
Weekly meetings. 774-4312.
India Assoc. of V.I., Ramesh Lalwani 776-7756.
HIV Community Planning: Wed.10:00am Schneider Hospital 773-1311.
Names Project VI, AIDS awareness, prevention, education, Monday night St. Thomas Red Cross 774-8421.
Interfaith Coalitions
St. Thomas: 3rd Tues. of month Judith Bourne 776-8487.
St. Croix: Meets regularly 772-1258; Fax 772-9407.
KATS (Kids and the Sea)
Youth age 8-18 educational link to the sea: Robin or Kat 779-4994.
Luvkids (Toys for Needy Children)
Drop off toys at Bunkers of St. Croix on Hess Road to benefit LUVKIDS television and radio productions. 778-8066.
Racial Healing
Embrace Newsletter – P.O. Box 1065, St. John 00831 693-7316
Recycling Centers on St. Thomas
Aluminum Cans $.60/lb.(about 24 cans); Plastic bottles(no milk or water jugs) #1 on bottom of container;$.25/lb.
Bovoni Landfill: Mon. – Fri. 8:00am-3:30pm. aluminum cans
Subbase (next to Santana’s): Mon. – Fri. 9:00am-4:00pm.
aluminum cans & plastic bottles (no milk or water jugs)
Ft. Christian Parking Lot: Sat 9:00am-1:00pm. aluminum cans
Grand Union Parking Lot: Sat. 9:00am-1:00pm aluminum/plastic.
Four Winds Parking Lot: Sat.9:00am-1:00pm aluminum cans
Tutu Fire Station: Mon.-Sun. Used motor oil
Reusable household goods: Humane Society of St. Thomas.
Recycling Centers on St. John
Aluminum Cans $.60/lb.(about 24 cans); Plastic bottles (no milk or water jugs) $.25/lb.
Public Works, Gift Hill & Centerline: Used motor oil. Car & truck batteries (776-6346). Glass will be recycled.
Coral Bay Fire Station: Mon.- Sun. Used motor oil (up to 5 gallons)
Reusable household goods: St. John Treasures.
Cruz Bay Tennis Courts: Wed.8:00am-1:00pm.aluminum cans
St. John Ice: Refill plastic water jugs with clean water:$.50/gal.
Salvation Army
St. Croix: 773-6162
St. Thomas: 776-0070
St John Christian Churches ( Sunday Worship)
Bethany Moravian Church: 11:00am; Sunday School 776-6291
Cruz Bay Baptist Church: 11:00am & 6:30pm. 776-6315
Cruz Bay Seventh Day Adventist: Saturday 779-4477
Emmaus Moravian Church: Coral Bay 9:00am. 776-6713
Nazareth Luthern Church: 10:30am. Sunday School 776-6731
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Mission: Sun. 9:30am. Weekdays 8:30am. Sat.5:30pm. 776-6339
St. John Missionary Baptist Church: 693-8884
St Ursula’s Anglican Church: 7:15am.8:30am.&10:30am
United Methodist Church: 9:30am. 693-8830.
Support Groups
For complete up-to-date information go to :
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
AA Hot line and Meeting Information: 776-5283
St. John
*Lutheran Church, Cruz Bay: Mon. & Wed. 7:30-8:30pm; Fri.7:00-8:00pm. Women’s Meeting Tue.6:30-7:30pm.
*Moravian Church, Coral Bay: Tues. ,Thurs. & Sat. 6:00-7:00pm.
*Hawksnest Bay Beach: Sun. 9:45-10:45am East Pavilion.
St. Thomas
*Eudora Kean High School, Red Hook: Tues., Thurs .& Sat.
6:00-7:00pm Men’s Meeting Mon. 6:00-7:00pm.
*Shaky Acres: Mon.-Sat. 10:30-11:30am. Mon.-Fri. 1-2pm.
Sun. 9:30-10:30am.
*St. Thomas Reformed Church: Sun-Sat. 5:30-6:30.
Tues. Women’s Meeting 5:30-6:30(downstairs).
*Holy Family Church: Mon.,Wed.,Fri., & Sun 7-8pm.
Sat. 8-9pm.
*Reform Church of St. Thomas: Mon., Wed., Fri. 7-8 a.m.
*Roy Schneider Hospital: Thur. 7-8pm.
St Croix
*Christiansted (Aware House): Mon-Sat.12-1pm. Sun 9-8am.
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thur. &, Sat. 5:30-6:30pm.
Sun., Mon. & Fri.7-8pm.
*Fredricksted (Unity Methodist School): Sun.,Tue.,Thur.7-8pm.
Al-Anon of St. Thomas:
Nisky Center: Mon., Wed., Fri. 772-8628 (leave message)
St. Thomas Reformed Church: Tue. 12:15-1:15pm.
Codependence Anonymous (CODA):
Those who seek healthy relationships with self & others.
St. Thomas Learning Center. Thursday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA):
*Shaky Acres: Mon.-Fri. 8-9 pm., Sat 6-7pm., Sun.8-9pm.,
Wed. 12-1pm.
*New Herrenhut Moravian Church: Mon. Wed. Fri. 5:30- 6:30pm.
*Mafolie Catholic Church: Tue. & Thur. 6-7pm.
I Can Cope: American Cancer Society, Thurs. 7:00pm Outpatient Conference Room, Schneider Hospital,St. Thomas
Our Parent Support Group: Parents of children with disabilities. Wed. 6:00pm. Flamboyant Gardens Barren Spot St. Croix.
Mothers raising Sons: Wed. 5:30pm. Legislature, St. Thomas.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
St. Thomas/St. John: 9:45am. Cruz Bay 776-6922
Wellness Preview
1st &3rd Tues., Palms Ct. Harborview, St. Thomas
Women’s Coalition of St. Croix
Parenting Skill Classes Mon. & Wed. 6:00-8:00pm. & Tues. & Fri.6:15-8:15pm. @ Coalition Office. 773-9272.
Workshops on Anti-racism & Cultural Diversity
Support Groups:
Tues. 6:00-8:00pm. Domestic Violence/English
Wed. 6:00-8:00pm. Adult survivors of incest/English
Thurs. 6:00-8:00pm. Domestic Violence/Spanish
Women’s Healing Circles
Women of the Crystal Blue Water meet on the new moon on St. John @ 6:30 pm. 693-5989.
St. Croix
J. Robert LaRosa: Kripalu Yoga, Fri. 6:30pm. Rattan Montessori School. 773-6885.
St. John
Irene Levine: Mon. 6:00pm.& Tues. 8:30am.@ St. John School of Arts.$10.00/class 779-4322
Irene Levine: Wed .& Fri. 5:30pm. Sprauve School free 776-
Suki Buchalter: Mon., Wed., & Sat. 8:00am. @ Maho Bay 693-5989.
St. Thomas
Doreen Walsh: Sun. 9:00am. @ Magens Bay 776-6440.
Margo Zimmerman: Tues.& Thur. 6:30-8pm.
Wed.& Fri. 9-10:30am. 777-3954.
Sudevi: Tues. 6:30pm. Open Classroom 774-2953.
This list of community support services is provided courtesy of the People Moving Forward Foundation. For more information on the foundation, to volunteer or to make a donation email Allison Smith at retreats@viaccess.net or call 340-779-4585.

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