West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Office of Health Facilities

elderly person hands on lap rawpixel-769305-unsplash.jpgThe Office of Health Facilities provides direction, support, and oversight to all state-owned facilities for the care of individuals in the State of West Virginia with behavioral health and medical needs. These facilities are comprised of one acute medical hospital, two acute psychiatric hospitals and four long term care facilities. Forensic Services works with the courts and the applicable placements to provide services for individuals under the care of DHHR directed by Chapter 27-6A of the West Virginia Code.

Chief Operating Officer, Shevona R. Lusk

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Office of Health Facilities
350 Capitol Street, Room 350 
Charleston, WV 25301


Facility Practices and Procedures



DHHR filed a proposed rule for the 2021 Legislative Session with the Office of the Secretary of State for 64 CSR 59, Client Rights at State-Operated Mental Health Facilities.  The proposed rule is available at the following link:

64 CSR 59: http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/readfile.aspx?DocId=53859&Format=PDF