KVC West Virginia is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and preventing child abuse and neglect. Our team of caring experts delivers a range of essential services, including in-home family support, foster care, adoption, in-home mental health therapy, and youth educational support – all to fulfill our mission of enriching and enhancing the lives of children and families.
KVC strengthens families using wraparound services so children can remain with their own families and in their own communities. We also provide foster care, reunification support, adoption, substance use treatment, in-home family services, educational support, and child, family and adult 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.
Thank you for your interest in the First Star KVC West Virginia Academy! For consideration as a participant, please complete and submit the full application. You can submit online or download and print the two application forms below. You must complete and submit both the Adult Recommendation and Scholar Interest forms for us to consider your application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
There are two ways you can complete your application:
- Complete and submit via two online forms, linked with the buttons below.
- You will receive a confirmation email for each form submission.
- You will receive a copy of each form submission emailed to you.
- Download and print the word documents, linked below.
- Complete and scan each document
- Submit via email to email@example.com
You will receive a confirmation and a copy of your submission at the email address you provide in the forms.
- Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject line: FS Scholar Application – Insert Scholar’s Last Name
Deadline and Inclusions
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The full application packet that you email to email@example.com must include:
- Adult Recommendation Form
- Scholar Interest Form
- Student’s most recent transcript, attendance record and discipline log from current school