Foster Children

W.Va. Needs More Foster Families For Teens

The majority of West Virginia’s children in foster care are actually teenagers. Many of them are placed in group homes instead of foster care.

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Rate Increases Approved For Foster Care Assistance Agencies

In a continuing effort to improve conditions for West Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens, pay rates are increasing for agencies that help with state foster care programs.

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State Superintendent Discusses New Position, Goals

Earlier this month, Michele Blatt became the West Virginia superintendent of schools following the retirement of David Roach in June. She is the third person to hold the position in less than two years. Chris Schulz caught up with the superintendent at the INVEST Conference in Morgantown earlier this week to discuss her new position.

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Quarterly Newsletter Aims To Help Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parents

Mission West Virginia and the West Virginia Department and Health and Human Resources (DHHR) have partnered to electronically publish a quarterly newsletter for families called West Virginia Kids Thrive.

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