Vivian I. Ebbesen-Fludd
Commissioner Designee


Mrs. Michal Rhymer-Browne
Assistant Commissioner St. Thomas

Carla Benjamin
Assistant Commissioner St. Croix

U.S. Virgin Islands

Department of Human Services

Family Assistance Programs


This program serves clients 18 years or older with dependent child(ren).

TANF replaces the Aid to Families with dependent child(ren) (AFDC) under the Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

Under the TANF program benefits can only be given for a lifetime period of 60 months.