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Virgin Islands Community Aids Resource & Education, Inc. Charity Profile
To work towards creating an HIV-free society by providing HIV/AIDS education to all sectors of the Virgin Islands community and by assisting other agencies with prevention and intervention measures. To reduce the stigma of HIV infection and to promote a wider acceptance for those who are infected.
VICARE is a non-profit 501( c ) (3) organization created to educate the St. Croix community about the prevention of HIV infection and to support and care for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Purposes: The general purposes of VICARE, Inc. Shall be to:
Serve as a community based resource and referral agency for persons living with HIV/AIDS infection who are residents of the US Virgin Islands.
Provide current research based educational programs, activities and information to help persons living with HIV/AIDS infection, their care providers, and persons at risk for HIV infection.
To assist individuals living HIV/AIDS in accessing services to meet their needs such as shelter, residential care, transitional housing and/or hospice.
To provide financial assistance for individuals with HIV/AIDS to meet their daily needs as long as it is within the scope of the organizationís mission.
To educate the community in HIV prevention measures with the hope that a better understanding of the disease will reduce the incidents of HIV infection.
Virgin Islands Community Aids Resource & Education, Inc. Volunteer Information
Thank you for your interest in assisting and getting involved with VICARE, Inc. We appreciate you donating your time with us. Please fill out a job application and be sure to tell us how and what kind of committment you would like to get involved in.