State-Wide Resources

  • http://www.wvcasa.org/ Official West Virginia CASA Program website
  • Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia (Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia is a chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America a national leader in building awareness, providing education, and inspiring hope in everyone involved in the effort to keep children free from abuse and neglect.)
  • Tri-County Foster Adoptive Network Support (Serves foster and adoptive families in Ohio, Brooke, and Hancock counties.)
  • West Virginia Birth to Three Program (A statewide system of services and supports for children under age three who have a delay in their development, or may be at risk of having a delay, and their family.)
  • West Virginia Child Protective Services (A specialized Child Welfare service provided by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. This service is provided to families on behalf of children who are neglected or abused by their parents or by the guardians or custodians responsible for the care of children.)
  • West Virginia Children's Justice Task Force (A multidisciplinary group of public and private agencies and individuals, committed to the protection of children from abuse and neglect.)
  • West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (An organization committed to the elimination of personal and institutional violence against women, children, and men.)
  • West Virginia Court Improvement Program (The West Virginia Supreme Court's Court Improvement Program works to create, identify, and promote initiatives that make the Court system more responsible and efficient in achieving safety, permanence, well-being, due process, and timely outcomes for children and families in the child welfare system.)
  • West Virginia Crime Victims Compensation Fund (In 1981, the West Virginia Legislature enacted legislation (WV Code §14-2A) creating the crime victims program within the West Virginia Court of Claims declaring that "a primary purpose of government is to provide for the safety of citizens and the inviolability of their property." This Act provides for compensation to innocent victims of crime who have suffered personal injury and who have incurred out-of-pocket losses as a result of criminally injurious conduct.)
  • West Virginia Bureau for Children and Families (The Bureau for Children and Families is responsible for the operation of a number of programs that affect families and children.)