IMPACT Services

The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities is collaborating with WV Home Visitation Providers, Burlington United Methodist Family Services, CASA, Inc. and Wheeling Hospital to provide additional services to families who enroll in the WV IMPACT study. Referrals for services can be made by anyone by clicking the Make a Referral button below.

TYPES OF SERVICES AVAILABLE:

PATIENT NAVIGATORS

Patient Navigators coordinate the care of multigenerational families impacted by substance abuse and or NAS. Services will focus on meeting “where the client is,” by responding to current client needs such as food, shelter, education, clothing, transportation, and/or childcare. The WV IMPACT Project Navigator will be responsible for coordinating the care of multigenerational families impacted by substance use and NAS. Services will focus on meeting “where the client is,” by responding to current client needs such as food, shelter, education, clothing, transportation, and/or childcare. The three IMPACT Demonstration Sites, Wheeling Hospital Perinatal Transition Program, WV Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), and Burlington United Methodist Family Services (BUMFS) use Patient Navigator to coordinate services.

  • Mikisha Lee
    Wheeling Hospital Perinatal Transition Program
    Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel
    304-243-3000
    mikisha.lee@wvumedicine.org
    1 Medical Park
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • Abby Baker
    WV Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler
    304-233-0333
    impact@wvcasaforchildren.org
    1224 Chapline Street
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • Ashleigh Blair McKinsey
    Burlington United Methodist Family Services (BUMFS)
    Preston, Harrison, Marion, Taylor, Monongalia
    304-256-1338 x 231
    aemckinsey@bumfs.org
    1076 North Pike St
    Grafton, WV 26354

EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATION SERVICES

The Education and Employment Specialist provides information to individuals who are interested in obtaining gainful employment or returning to higher education. This program helps identify goals and barriers and can help individuals strengthen their personal financial knowledge in the areas of savings, loans and debt. Trainings are also available for many other life skills as needed and/or requested during time or service.

Kayla Richard
959 Hartman Run Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
(304) 293-4652
klemley@hsc.wvu.edu

Learn more about our Education and Employment Services

Other Impact Connections

  • TAYLOR COUNTY FAMILY RESOURCES

    Taylor County Family Resources is a 501(c)3 non-profit located in Grafton, West Virginia. They work to connect families to resources, and develop resources when there are none. "Family Resource Networks" (FRNs) exist all around the state doing similar work, but each one being responsive to the needs of its own community, and the direction of its own community lead Board of Directors.

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  • WVU CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN DISABILITIES

    The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) has a variety of program offerings to help individuals with disabilities be as independent as possible in their own communities. Most programs work with individuals outside of the medical setting to help ensure that they are able to participate fully in their lives. Programs often work together to provide coordinated services to individuals and families.