Local Resources

United way of Monongalia and Preston Counties

United way Family Resource Network Resources for

Monongalia County Families

WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)

West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Crime Victims Compensation Fund


Other agencies

Legal Aid (304) 296-0001

Child Support Enforcement Bureau (304) 285-3218

Child Abuse

Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia

WV DHHR child abuse prevention and family support

National Association to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children



West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services (FRIS)

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network

Child Help



Stop It Now!


Elder Abuse

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)



National Family Caregivers Association (800) 896-3650


To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in West Virginia:

(800) 352-6513 (24 Hour Statewide Hotline) or visit the Department of Health & Human Resources Local County Office Directory.


State Government Agencies

West Virginia Adult Protective Services

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

West Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman telephone (800) 834-0598

West Virginia Office of Attorney General


Laws and Regulations

West Virginia Code 9-6-1-14; 9-6-16 Adult Protective Services

West Virginia Code 16-5L-1 through 16-5L-22 Long-Term-Care Ombudsman Program



Northern WV Center for Independent Living (304) 296-6091

WV Developmental Disabilities Council (304) 558-0416

WV Learning Disabilities Association (866) 985-3211

WVU Center for Excellence in Disability (888) 829-9426


Disability Abuse

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services (FRIS)

Americans with Disabilities Act

WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) (888) 829-9426


Crisis Networks

Covenant House is a 24-hour, toll-free crisis hotline which provides crisis intervention, referral and information services to homeless, runaway and other troubled youth and their families throughout the U.S. With a database of over 26,000 agencies, trained crisis counselors are able to refer callers to help in their own communities. Covenant House NINELINE (800) 999-9999

Boy's Town (*Not* just for boys): (800) 448-3000


Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Hopeline - (800) SUICIDE (800 784-2433) "THE HOPE LINE NETWORK

(800) SUICIDE is not limited to use by depressed or suicidal callers. It is also a valuable resource for anyone concerned about someone who seems at risk, despondent, hopeless, or considering a self-destructive act."


Other agencies

Help guide

National Center for Victims of Crime

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Magnolia Blossoms


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Domestic Violence

Sexual Violence

Child Abuse



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Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center

RDVIC 24-hour crisis hotline (304) 292-5100