S.T.E.P. is a no-cost after-school program for 7th graders in Berkeley County attending North and South Middle School.

Infant Adoption

As a certified foster/adoptive family through the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia, you have the option to be considered by birth parents for placement of a newborn child.

Healthy Grandfamilies

Since 2016, the WVSU Extension Service has partnered with the WVSU Department of Social Work to offer the Healthy Grandfamilies project to 125 grandparents in the Greater Kanawha Valley.

Kinship Services

As many as 22,000 children in West Virginia live with a relative instead of their parents due to the impact of the opioid crisis and other unforeseen issues.

School-Based Therapy

Services include individual therapy with children and families, group therapy, case consultation, training and education services, and crisis support services for elementary and middle school students.

In-Home Therapy

Services include clinical evaluation, treatment planning, supportive individual counseling, individual/family therapy, crisis intervention, and targeted case management.

Foster Care & Adoption

We offer foster care and adoption services statewide, with the goal of finding every child who comes through our doors a secure, loving, and permanent home.

Right From the Start

We help high-risk birth mothers and infants meet their medical, economic, and social needs by offering home visitation services with a highly qualified Designated Care Coordinator.

Birth to Three

WV Birth to Three is a statewide system of services and support for families with children under age three who have a delay in their development or may be at risk of having a delay.


WECAN is a volunteer program that recruits and trains volunteers and mentors.

Youth Services

Our Youth Services program offers essential support to children and youth whose behavioral problems put them at risk of involvement with the Juvenile Justice and/or child welfare systems

Parents as Teachers

This program assists parents of children from prenatal to kindergarten obtain age-appropriate health and development information and support, enabling parents to play a more active role in their child’s language, intellectual, social, and motor skills development.

Transitional Living Program

Our Transitional Living Program helps young adults aged 16-22 transition to adulthood by providing them assistance with housing, life skills training, educational support, and vocational assistance.

Play Therapy

Our Play Therapy services offer opportunities for children to explore, learn, heal, and gain confidence in a safe and comfortable environment.

Safe at Home

Our Safe at Home initiative supports family members, caregivers, and foster parents in developing and maintaining a safe, stable, and caring environment for children 12-17 years old.