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350 Capitol Street,
Room 730
Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: (304) 558-0628
Fx: (304) 558-4194

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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 (Remodified)


Adult Welfare Policy


Adult Residential Services

Adult Residential Services Effective July 1, 2016
Adult Family Care-Request to Provide Services Effective March 15, 2018


Homeless Policy Effective March 16, 2016

Adult Welfare Policy Archived


Child Welfare Policy 

Adoption Policy  Effective September 2017
Child Protective Service Policy Effective September 2017
Collateral Contacts Desk Guide
Foster Care Policy Effective September 2017
Journey Placement Notebook

Homefinding Policy Effective September 2017

ICPC - Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
Legal Guardianship Policy Effective September 2017
Specialized Family Care Effective August 2015

Youth Services Policy Effective October 2017
Multidisciplary Team (MDT) Desk Guide Effective April 2016
(Y)LSCMI Desk Guide Effective May 2016 
CAPS Policy Effective October 2017


Child Welfare Policy Archived

Foster Care Forms
Youth Transition Plan 


Criminal Background Check Policy 

Criminal Background Check (CIB) Policy


Family Assistance Policy

See Family Assistance (New Income Maintenance Manual) site click link below