Children's Home Society of West Virginia


Children's Home Society of West Virginia is a private, nonprofit child welfare organization founded in 1896.

The Society is a participatory organization consisting of employees, foster families, adoptive families, volunteers, board members, directors emeriti, advisory council members, donors, benefactors, supporters, and friends. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors that is representative of the communities we serve from around the state. We are licensed to provide child welfare and behavioral health services in West Virginia.

We are a member agency of the West Virginia Alliance for Children, the Child Welfare League of America and we are fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children. 

We are the largest statewide nonprofit child welfare organization in the state of West Virginia.

President/CEO Steve Tuck

President/CEO Steve Tuck

Years Founded: 1896
Who We Serve: 16,126 children and families
What We Do:

  • Early learning and early childhood

  • Adoption with pre- and post-support

  • Foster and kinship care

  • Behavioral health

  • Residential care

  • Parent, caregiver and kinship support

  • Youth programs 

  • School-based programs

  • Prenatal, pregnancy and maternity support