Strengthening Families WV a resource to assist in increasing family stability, enhancing child development, and reducing child abuse and neglect
RDVIC Morgantown Rape and Domestic Violence information Center in Morgantown. Can provide shelter and resources to women
Hope, Inc Rape and Domestic Violence Shelter in Fairmont – they offer housing, career assistance, counseling, clothing assistance, and more for women who have experience rape and/or DV, as well as their children.
WV DHHR Adoption/Foster Parents Information website lists the requirements for becoming a foster/adoptive parent in WV. Provides general information regarding adoption, specialized family care, and foster care in WV.
The Time is Now Video discusses the process under Chapter 49 of WV Code. It explains how the court system and professionals involved make reasonable efforts to work with parents and reunite families. It emphasizes that time is of the essence, and parents’ rights may be terminated if in their children’s best interests.
My Parents, My Teachers Video video that highlights the importance of enriching the everyday experiences of children through reading, communication, and play music from birth.
Grandfamilies.org a national legal resource in support of grandfamilies within and outside the child welfare system
The Hotline.org Rape and Domestic Violence national hotline 24/7 assistance
Healthy Place Parenting Primarily a mental health resources, but has a ‘Parenting Community’ with articles related to strengthening parenting, advice, common questions, and information related to parenting children with mental health diagnoses. Includes important topics such as bullying, stigma, co-parenting, and discipline.
AARP Raising Grandchildren: Support AARP provides information for grandparents on how to identify resources available to them and how they can maneuver the system to receive supports needed for their grandchildren.