How You Can Help

The Children’s Home Society has 12 service locations that provide statewide services. There are many ways you can volunteer in your community by:
  • Participating on an Advisory Council
  • Volunteering at one of our 10 Emergency Child Shelters/Helping with a Special Project
  • Tutoring
  • Fund Raising Activities/Event Planning
  • Little Red Stocking Campaign Volunteer
  • Assist with the recruitment of foster and adoptive families
  • Help with program sustainability through monetary and in-kind contributions
  • Be a voice for the Children’s Home Society – tell others!



WE CAN is a community-based program that works to help vulnerable children and their families. Volunteer mentors assist professionally trained staff in providing needed services to children and families.

Intervention programs such as WE CAN help promote positive outcomes while focusing on the strengths and interest of the child.

The Impact OF Mentoring

Children who have an adult mentor are:

    46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
    27% less likely to start drinking
    52% less likely to skip school

Becoming A Mentor Is Easy

    Be at least 18 years old
    Have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance
    Submit an application
    Provide 3 references
    Complete WV State police and CPS background checks
    Attend training sessions
    Agree to spend 2-6 hours weekly for a 6 month period

Join us by calling today. You Can Make A Difference:

Lewisburg – Lesley Tolliver (304) 647-3430
Logan – Ellen Browning (304) 792-7095 ext. 70641
Martinsburg – Celestine Boyd (304) 264-0225
Morgantown – Andrea Peters (304) 284-0992
Parkersburg – Heather Reinike (304) 485-0650
Princeton – Angela Fedele/Eric Lester (304) 425-8738


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