West Virginia Department of Human Services

W.Va.’s First Foster Care Ombudsman Resigns

The appointed watchdog of the West Virginia Foster Care System has resigned, effective June 6.

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Man Held At Sharpe Hospital Sues State Officials

A patient at Sharpe Hospital has filed a lawsuit against the facility, its CEO and state health officials.

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A Winding Search For Accountability In The Starving Death Of Boone County Child

The advocacy organization representing those with disabilities in West Virginia has filed a notice of suit against Gov. Jim Justice, other top state officials and agencies.

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DoHS Promises Transparency In Spending New Reserve Fund

Following a special session focused largely on funding her department, the Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Human Services, Cynthia Persily, released a statement promising transparency Tuesday.

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