Mission West Virginia in the News

 

 

preparing youth for success in west virginia

Summary: Mission West Virginia's THINK program is working to equip youth with the tools to successfully transition into adulthood and to become self-sufficient. 

Published by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services

 

Foster families encouraged to apply for college funding

Summary: Article about Mission West Virginia's partnership with the State Treasurer's Office for the fourth annual Smart Start awards - a program which, in its first three years, has provided 31 children with more than $37,000 toward their college careers. 

Published by The Register-Herald of Beckley, West Virginia 

 

mission west virginia hosts foster family open house

Summary: Mission West Virginia's FrameWorks program hosted an Open House at Glenville Presbyterian Church. With nearly 7,000 kids in foster care and approximately 13,000 foster families,  there is a need for more foster families. 

Published by WBOY News

 

learning about foster care

Summary: Mission West Virginia and the Mason County Family Resource Network joined together to host a foster care/adoption informational open house in Point Pleasant. Judge Tatterson spoke abou the need for foster families within the county and what he sees and experiences within the county. 

Published by the Point Pleasant Register

 

A rising number of children in foster care

Summary: An article about the need for foster families, specifically in Upshur County where at the time of the article there were only 12 foster families and more than 100 children in foster care in the county.  

Published by WDTV 5 News