Tag: Help

Kinship Care on the Rise

(See the bottom of this article for resources for Kinship Care Families) According to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Stepping Up for Kids: What Government and Communities Should Do to Support Kinship Families. 19,000 West Virginia children, and more than 2.7 million children nationwide, were cared for by extended family members…
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Apply Online for Free or Reduced School Lunches

You can now apply online at School Meals Online  for free or reduced school lunches for your children attending WV schools.  Applying online is safe and fast and can be done prior to school starting. The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and…
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Need a Car? GNMG May be Able to Help

Good News Mountaineer Garage (GNMG) accepts donations of vehicles that are repairable for a reasonable amount of money. These donated cars are then distributed to families with low incomes needing transportation to work.   Need a Car? To receive a vehicle, a family must be referred by their DHHR case manager with approval by the regional supervisor.…
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WV Crime Victims’ Rights

The right to be treated with fairness and with respect for the victim’s dignity and privacy. The right to be reasonably protected from the accused offender. The right to be notified of court proceedings. The right to be present at all public court proceedings related to the offense, unless the court determines that testimony by…
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