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Advocate for Children

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Educate the Public

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Strengthen Families

Educate the Public Strengthen Families

Circle of Parents is a network of parent-led, self-help groups, where parents and caregivers share ideas, successes, and address the challenges surrounding parenting. Groups can be open to the general community or tailored to parents who share interests or circumstances.

Educate the Public Strengthen Families

Healthy Families Mountain State, part of the Healthy Families America network, is an accredited in-home family education program offered free of charge to families of all types in Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason and Wayne counties in West Virginia.

Educate the Public

Our Babies: Safe and Sound is an educational campaign that provides parents and other caregivers of infants under the age of one, as well as expectant parents and professionals, with information and tips on ways to keep babies safe while sleeping and how to keep your cool when babies cry.

Educate the Public Strengthen Families

Partners in Prevention is a unique model of communities working together to strengthen families and help West Virginia’s children grow up free from abuse and neglect. The model is based on the belief that child well-being hinges on the capacity of local communities to support families and protect children.

Educate the Public Advocate for Children

Western Regional CASA works to create a quality volunteer advocacy network with a goal of engaging and empowering enough volunteers to give a voice to every abused and neglected child in the court system for the West Virginia market area we serve.

Educate the Public Strengthen Families

The West Virginia Infant/Toddler Mental Health Association is committed to building the capacity of professional development to support and meet the needs of all children and families.

TEAM for West Virginia Children was proud to honor Geoff Sheils at our 2024 presentation of the Service to Children Award. Click here to see some of the photos from the photo booth.

Find Help!

Connect families to available resources in your community.

This resource, powered by FindHelp.org (previously Aunt Bertha), is a nationwide online directory to help individuals connect with resources and services in their community. Through a zip code search, the site provides information on local food or housing programs, health and care services, financial help, education and work programs, and legal services.

The information about providers and services included in this resource directory does not constitute an endorsement on the part of Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia. Always seek the advice of qualified professionals regarding your physical and mental health as well as legal questions or concerns you may have.

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Mapping the Gap: Child Care Availability Online Dashboard

In partnership with TEAM for West Virginia Children and the West Virginia Association for Young Children (WVAYC), Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) has developed a new interactive dashboard to map the supply and demand of child care for children in West Virginia in 2023.

No Need To Wait

We need your donations now.  This has truly been an unprecedented time with some real challenges for both the TEAM and the people we serve.  We have been able to continue our work during the pandemic, but our fundraising has taken a hard hit.  Most of our programs are grant-funded, but there are holes in our budget.  Please consider donating today.

For those of you just learning about the TEAM, please take a minute to view this very short video.

GRANT OPPORTUNITY! Good Beginnings Mini-grants Now Available

Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia announces the opportunity to apply for mini-grants of up to $1,000 to support community-based child abuse and neglect prevention activities. Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia, a program of TEAM for WV Children, is accepting applications for Good Beginnings Mini-grants to support one-time projects that serve as a catalyst for additional community-based prevention activities throughout the state. The guiding principle for the program is that everyone has a role in preventing child abuse [...]

Local nonprofit director’s passion, leadership has changed kids’ lives for 30 years

Kimberly Wilds is celebrating 30 years at Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). 202306xx wilds 01.jpg Sholten Singer | The Herald-Dispatch   By DESTINEY DINGESS ddingess@hdmediallc.com Jul 9, 2023 HUNTINGTON — In June, Program Director Kim Runyon Wilds celebrated 30 years with Western Regional CASA, a court-based child advocacy program of TEAM for West Virginia Children. Western Regional CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) staff and volunteers advocate for children in foster care. After children are removed from [...]

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