Anyone with a complaint, concern, or issue relating to the foster care system can contact the Foster Care Ombudsman at 304-558-1117 or FosterCareOmbudsman@wv.gov
. A Request for Assistance form is available at https://www.wvdhhr.org/oig/fco.html
Those interested in learning more about foster care and relative/kinship care resources can contact Mission West Virginia at www.missionwv.org
or 304-512-0555. To view and apply for careers in the child welfare field, visit dhhr.wv.gov/Pages/Career-Opportunities.aspx
. Individuals currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master’s social work program may receive tuition assistance. Email DHHREAP@wv.gov or call 304-558-6700 for more information.