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Charleston, WV 25301
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Please click on the following links to view policy for each topic:


Explanation of Federal and State Laws

West Virginia Code Chapter 49 Child Welfare (Recodified)


Adult Welfare Policy


Adult Residential Services

Adult Residental Services Effective July 1, 2016
Adult Family Care-Request to Provide Services
Personal Care Homes-Request to Provide Services

Homeless Policy Effective March 16, 2016

Adult Welfare Policy Archived


Child Welfare Policy 

Adoption Effective January 18, 2017
Child Protective Policy Effective October 7, 2016
Collateral Contacts Desk Guide 2016
Foster Care Effective January 18, 2017
HomeFinding Effective October 7, 2016

ICPC Standard Operating Procedure
Legal Guardianship Effective January 18, 2017
Specialized Family Care Effective August 2015

Youth Services Effective July 3, 2017
Multidisciplary Team (MDT) Desk Guide Effective April 22, 2016
(Y)LSCMI Desk Guide Effective May 1, 2016 
CAPS Effective May 1, 2016


Child Welfare Policy Archived


Criminal Background Check Policy 

Criminal Background Check (CIB) Policy


Family Assistance Policy

See Family Assistance (Income Maintenance Manual) site



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