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January 25th, 2017
FSN pleas for financial support for 2 victims of domestic violence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Family Support Network (FSN) Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds has issued a plea for financial assistance for two women and their children who are victims of domestic violence, to put their lives back on track.

January 16th, 2017
High cost of living forcing women to remain in abusive relationships- FSN Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Family Support Network Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds says society should not judge and come to conclusions when the organisation assists women who are rocking fancy hairdos and nails.

January 10th, 2017
FSN appalled as family of 5 evicted from apartment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A call for persons to know their rights, for the police to insist on persons knowing their rights, as well as the landlords to operate within the proper channels when deciding to evict tenants from their properties, has been made.

December 19th, 2016
FSN gifted by Digicel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two Digicel executives continued their company’s ‘Get Gifted’ campaign for Christmas on Thursday afternoon, December 15, 2016 when they presented the Family Support Network (FSN) with several non-perishable items, from which families in the community will benefit.

November 30th, 2016
'Men you cannot put your wives out' - Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We had three persons living in their car. One lady was living in her bathroom…and this is because they said they had nowhere else to go. Sometimes clients are locked out of their homes and can’t retrieve their belongings.”

November 4th, 2016
90% of VI students have witnessed Domestic Violence- Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Domestic Violence has been described as a “real issue” in the Virgin Islands by Director of Family Support Network (FSN) Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds and has called on Government to seriously address the problem.

September 8th, 2016
NJAR to donate proceeds from new release to FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sticking to doing what he loves best, local recording artist Glendon Lamothe, who performs under the name NJAR, has released his second mixed tape ‘Drip of Success’, which comprises of locally composed music.

August 17th, 2016
10-year-old donates to FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It took the heart of innocence in 10-year-old Ahijah Kalifa Faith Cristanna Barthwas to publicly note that institutions like the Family Support Network (FSN) should not have to beg for help, considering the kind hearted nature of the Virgin Islands people.

August 8th, 2016
Families turned away as FSN runs out of food

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an emotional plea to the public via Facebook, Director of Family Support Network (FSN), Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds has reported that families seeking food assistance are being turned away as FSN is out of food.

July 15th, 2016
FSN reveals troubling statistics on Domestic Violence in VI

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A few brave men joined a group of women yesterday, July 14, 2016 to do a fundraising walk, that was made challenging by wearing stilettos- in public!



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