Overview

KVC West Virginia continues to make a positive difference in the lives of hundreds of West Virginia children and families.

In the last year, KVC West Virginia:

  • 396 children and adults received in-home support including behavioral healthcare
  • 343 children cared for by KVC foster families
  • 37 children supported in their home communities through the new Safe at Home WV program
  • 50 children matched with adoptive families

2016 Annual Report

Adoption Pilot Success

KVC launched an adoption initiative in West Virginia in 2012-13 with outstanding success. Not only did KVC help match children with their forever families, but the timeframe to complete the adoption process was significantly less than historical averages. Learn more about adopting a child who is currently in foster care and waiting for his/her forever family.

Trauma Training Delivers Needed Tools

As evidence-based research indicates, children struggling with traumatic experiences need special understanding and help. Now, thanks to a variety of trauma-informed training techniques, KVC staff and foster families are better equipped to treat young people in their care.