Virgin Islands Department of Justice – Paternity Child Support CV Measures

Due to the territory’s “Stay at Home” status, Atty General Denise George issues a reminder of measures put in place to safeguard the public and Dept. of Justice employees from potential exposure to COVID-19. The Paternity and Child Support Division (PCSD) continues to implement a response protocol to prevent the exponential spread of this novel virus.

Facilities of Paternity and Child Support remain closed to the public including offices located on the 2nd floor of Nisky Shopping Center, St. Thomas, and #3018 Estate Orange Grove, St. Croix.

Services are provided via telephone, fax, mail, and through the internet. A drop box is available for money orders and checks payments, NO CASH. “The Territorial Disbursement Unit and payment processing teams continue to ensure that payments are processed and disbursed timely”, said Director Joseph.

Customers with scheduled court hearings are contacted to discuss rescheduling options. Child Support Hearings and pre-trial conferences have been suspended until further notice.

For status and case updates or to submit questions, please email “We are closely monitoring these emails to provide you a response as soon as possible. This is a very uncertain time for everyone, but please be assured that the Paternity and Child Support Division continues to implement every possible option to ensure that the service we provide is not interrupted,” Director Joseph said.

Customers are encouraged to utilize the following contact information:

St. Thomas
Telephone No.: (340) 775-3070 Fax No.: (340) 775-3808
Mailing Address: Department of Justice, Paternity and Child Support Division 8000 Nisky Shopping Center, Suite 500, 2nd Floor St. Thomas, V.I. 00802-5844

St. Croix
Telephone No.: (340) 778-5958 Fax No.: (340) 779-3800 Mailing Address: Department of Justice, Paternity and Child Support Division #3018 Estate Orange Grove, Suite 4, Christiansted, V.I. 00820 This limited service will continue at the VIDOJ Paternity and Child Support Division until further notice. For more information on COVID-19, please visit the USVI Department of Health website,, or text COVID19USVI to 888777.

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