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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.
Mapping the Gap: Child Care Availability Online Dashboard
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.
The TEAM for West Virginia Children honored Marilyn Murdock with our 2023 presentation of the Service to Children Award. The Presenting Sponsor for the 2023 Service to Children Award Celebration is Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital, member of Mountain Health Network.
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.
TEAM for WV Children Honored Marilyn Murdock at Annual “Service to Children” Celebration
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — TEAM for West Virginia Children presented Marilyn Murdock with its annual Service to Children Award on May 18th, 2023, at the Guyan Country Club in Huntington. The celebration featured a 1950s drive-in theme and included a variety of music, food, and fun. The Hoops Family Children's Hospital, part of the Mountain Health Network, was the presenting sponsor. “This year, TEAM is honoring Marilyn as she represents the finest of what our community and our state [...]
Wear Blue in April for Child Abuse Prevention Month
Every year, April—National Child Abuse Prevention Month—is dedicated to recognizing the importance of working together to prevent child abuse and strengthen families. Throughout the month, Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia focuses on raising awareness about the need for safe, stable, nurturing environments that help children thrive. It’s crucial that communities work together to build positive futures for our children, because prevention cannot and does not happen alone. Challenging life circumstances commonly overload and overburden parents and caregivers, making [...]