KVC West Virginia is a private, nonprofit child welfare organization that provides a diverse array of services to meet the needs of youth, families and adults throughout West Virginia. We offer foster care, adoption, in-home family preservation services, outpatient psychiatric and behavioral healthcare, Safe at Home West Virginia and educational support services. We are committed to enriching and enhancing the lives of West Virginia children and families.
Our goal is to keep children with their own families and communities, providing wraparound services to make reunification possible. We also provide foster care, adoption, and in-home therapy.
KVC West Virginia continues to make a positive difference in the lives of hundreds of West Virginia children and families.
Spotlight on Providers
In this section, we profile KVC staff and partners who are making a difference.
Each year, we recognize one family as the KVC Resource Parents of the Year.
How To Become A Foster Parent
Each year, hundreds of local children are removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or other challenges. These kids and teenagers need the support of a caring foster family.
How To Become An Adoptive Parent
KVC West Virginia helps match children in foster care with loving forever families through adoption. We work exclusively with children that are placed through the Department of Health and Human Resources
Parenting and Mental Health eBooks & Videos
Find helpful guides, assessments and videos on topics like parenting, mental health, ways to help children in crisis and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
KVC West Virginia provides foster care and adoption services, as well as in home therapy services to children within and outside of KVC’s foster/adoptive program. KVC also provides therapy to adults and families as well.
Contact one of KVC West Virginia’s five area Home Finders below. Our Home Finders will be able to answer any questions that you might have about the foster care and adoption programs as well as help to start the application process. Once the application process starts, the Home Finder will assist you in setting up the necessary training and starting home visits. Contact one of our Home Finders today!
Robin Cremeans, Lead Home Finder
Serving Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason and Putnam Counties
Serving Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Roane, and Jackson Counties
Serving Boone, Logan and Mingo Counties
Serving McDowell, Mercer, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe and Greenbrier Counties.
Serving Cabell and Wayne Counties
While KVC has 8 offices (Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh, Roane, Wayne, and Wyoming), we serve a 26 county area. While all services are not fully accessible in all areas at this time, KVC West Virginia is working to expand its service area and serve as many families as possible.
KVC currently serves:
- Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason and Putnam from our Kanawha and Lincoln offices
- Ritchie, Wirt, Calhoun, Clay, Gilmer, Roane, and Jackson from our Roane and Jackson offices
- Boone, Logan and Mingo from our Logan office
- Cabell and Wayne from our Wayne office
- McDowell, Mercer, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe and Greenbrier Counties from our Raleigh and Wyoming offices
Call one of our eight offices today to inquire about our Medically Necessary services or to become a foster/adoptive parent!
Absolutely! We have tremendous needs for community support for everything from Christmas gifts for children to everyday items for children first coming into state care. You can also become involved in fundraising at KVC or make a monetary donation (donation link). We are also on the lookout for qualified volunteers (link to volunteer page) to assist in organizing our donated items. Contact us today to help.
No one is perfect. We look for loving, caring adults who want to make a positive impact in a child’s life. You can be single or married; a home owner or an apartment dweller.
The need for foster parents never ends. Each day, children who have been abused or neglected come to KVC. We have staff on call 24/7 to find a child a safe, loving foster home.
Yes. KVC holds several events annually, and we welcome community involvement and volunteering. Visit our Events page to learn more about how to help in your area.
We are always looking for fresh talent to join our team and help raise the bar in providing care to children and families in need. Visit our Careers page for a current list of opportunities and instructions about how to apply.