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January 4th, 2016
FSN receives donation from JVD Primary School

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI- The Family Support Network (FSN), the Virgin Islands’ non-governmental organisation working to fight domestic violence, received a donation of supplies last month, December 2015, courtesy of the Jost Van Dyke School.

January 16th, 2015
FSN Makes Urgent Appeal for Financial Help

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Family Support Network FSN will need at least $150,000 to effectively provide the service it does this year and FSN President Judith Charles has issued an urgent appeal for help.

June 15th, 2014
Record turnout @ Peter Island Resort challenge

PETER ISLAND, VI – When the organizers of the Peter Island-Athlon Challenge did their counts of those registered for the event held yesterday at Peter Island Resort, they were nothing but amazed and overwhelmed with emotions at the figure of 110 registrants.

November 12th, 2013
FSN to mirror Partnership for Peace programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Family Support Network (FSN) is poised to execute two new programmes: A programme for women that mirrors the Partnership for Peace programme and the other is a ‘Get Back on Your Feet’ for women. President of FSN, Ms Judith Charles, is urging donor agencies to get on board to make the programmes successful.

November 8th, 2013
Peter Island Resort holds yard sale in aid of FSN

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – It is a ‘stitch in time’ for the Family Support Network (FSN) as proceeds from a yard sale held by the Peter Island Resort will be given to the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that assists victims and others affected by Domestic Violence.

May 13th, 2013
FB family raises money for alleged victim of theft at Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While she still awaits word from the Royal Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and the administration of Peebles Hospital about investigations into her allegation of over $500 stolen from her bag while an in-patient at Peebles Hospital, Mrs Euril Charles recently had her frown turned into a smile.

March 5th, 2013
Poverty exacerbating Domestic Violence in VI- FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “If the churches do not get involved in this fight, the fight is going to be even harder. The leaders of our churches need to climb down out of their ecumenical ivory towers and look at their congregation because you are looking to all the government officials to tell you that it is one in three women being abused. So that means they are looking at the victims right in front of them, so they need to join the fight.”

January 14th, 2013
FSN gets sizable cheque from Friends of the BVI!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Friends of the British Virgin Islands (FBVI) has come to the aid of the Family Service Network (FSN) with a healthy donation of $26,000. The money was given to the organisation in December of 2012 but the ceremonial handing over was done today January 14, 2013 by Director of the London Office Mr. Kedrick E. Malone.

November 22nd, 2012
FSN welcomes new Domestic Violence Law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Family Support Network (FSN) has welcomed the coming into force of the Domestic Violence Act, 2011, which is aimed at reducing family violence.

November 14th, 2012
FSN in dire need of a working Board- Judith Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Putting the usual financial constraints aside, President of the Family Support Network (FSN) Judith Charles has lamented the absence of a full functioning Board, which she said is much needed to keep the entity functioning.



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