Local Resources

Other agencies

  • Legal Aid  (304) 296-0001
  •  Child Support Enforcement Bureau  (304) 285-3218

Child Abuse



Elder Abuse


To report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in West Virginia:
(800) 352-6513 (24 Hour Statewide Hotline) or visit the Department of Health & Human Resources Local County Office Directory.

State Government Agencies

Laws and Regulations


Disability Abuse



Crisis Networks

  • Covenant House is a 24-hour, toll-free crisis hotline which provides crisis intervention, referral and information services to homeless, runaway and other troubled youth and their families throughout the U.S. With a database of over 26,000 agencies, trained crisis counselors are able to refer callers to help in their own communities. Covenant House NINELINE (800) 999-9999
  • Boy’s Town (*Not* just for boys):  (800) 448-3000

Suicide Prevention

(800) SUICIDE is not limited to use by depressed or suicidal callers. It is also a valuable resource for anyone concerned about someone who seems at risk, despondent, hopeless, or considering a self-destructive act.”

Other agencies