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Assisted living for young people in the Caribbean Netherlands commences

In a recent study into the problems of young adults in Caribbean Netherlands, the importance of care services for vulnerable ...

News item | 15-03-2021 | 17:48

Statia builds additional assisted living homes

Five additional assisted living homes and five emergency homes will be built on Statia. This is to alleviate the housing shortage ...

News item | 12-03-2021 | 19:15

Public Prosecutor’s Office and SZW act against misuse of corona support

The Social Affairs and Employment Department (SZW) in the Caribbean Netherlands is investigating misuse of the support related to ...

News item | 22-02-2021 | 18:26

A new home for St. Eustatius resident

A St. Eustatius resident has been presented with a new home on Friday December 18th. He has worked diligently with the different ...

News item | 18-12-2020 | 23:30

Seven childcare centers licensed to operate

The Government Commissioner of the Public Entity St. Eustatius, Marnix van Rij, granted the license for 7 organizations on the ...

News item | 08-12-2020 | 15:25

Statia introduces COVID-19 Relief Package

On Monday October 26th the Public Entity of St. Eustatius has introduced a COVID-19 Social Relief Package with funds received ...

News item | 28-10-2020 | 20:38


In collaboration with all daycares and schools, the Unit Social Support of the Public Entity of St. Eustatius is conducting a ...

News item | 26-10-2020 | 19:18

Statia breaks ground for “Opportunity” social housing units

A ground-breaking ceremony took place on Monday, July 15th, marking the beginning of work on two new social housing units in the ...

News item | 15-07-2020 | 21:26

Tenants sign contracts for Van Zanten assisted living units

Four tenants of the newly opened Felicia Viola van Zanten Complex for Assisted Living received their keys after first signing ...

News item | 16-06-2020 | 17:23

Felicia Viola van Zanten Complex officially opened

The Felicia Viola van Zanten assisted living complex has been officially opened on Friday morning May 8th. The spacious one bed ...

News item | 09-05-2020 | 20:15