Knud Hansen, Other St. Thomas DHS Facilities Closed Due to Lack of Water

The Knud Hansen Complex closed on Wednesday at 8 a.m. due to a broken WAPA mainline in downtown Charlotte Amalie that has led to a lack of running water at that facility and others, the Human Services Department announced. 

In addition, the Head Start Savan, Bergs Home Head Start, and Sugar Estate Head Start are also closed, DHS reported. Classes will resume on Thursday, it said. The St. Thomas STRIVE Senior Recreational Center will also be temporarily closed. Congregate meals will be home-delivered to clients in the afternoon, according to DHS. 

All Wednesday afternoon appointments have been canceled and rescheduled. For  assistance, contact the following division staff during this temporary interruption: 

Division of Family Assistance: 340-772-7100, ext. 7159  

Medicaid Division: 340-772-7100, ext. 7114  

Intake: 340-772-7119 

Childcare: 340-772-7147 

Adult Protective Services: 340-642-8820 

Family Caregivers: 340-725-4963 

For more information, visit the Human Services Department’s website, or on Facebook.