Why Choose Children’s Home Society of West Virginia?

Our Priority is the best interest of children.

The Children’s Home Society’s belief is that all children deserve a loving family to call their own.   Each year our agency assists in finding families for children here in West Virginia and across the nation. In addition our unique partnerships allow our agency to help children from all parts of the world find families through intercountry adoptions.

Experience and History. 

The Children’s Home Society of West Virginia has been caring for children and families since 1896.   For more than 110 years our agency has provided adoption services to birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptee’s.

Knowledgeable Staff.

The staff at Children’s Home Society are trained to guide you through the adoption process whether you are seeking to adopt or are making an adoption plan.   The adoption staff are licensed master level social workers who have a combined 115 years of experience.


The Children’s Home Society is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for meeting the highest standard of professional practice.

Our agency is a member agency of the National Council for Adoption, the Alliance for Children, and the Children’s Home Society of America.   The Children’s Home Society is licensed by the state of West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to provide adoption services.   The adoption services that Children’s Home Society currently provides to adoptive families who reside in West Virginia are:

  • Home Study placement reports
  • Post Placement services
  • Post Adoption services

Excellence in service to all clients.

The Children’s Home Society staff provide expert guidance to those seeking to adopt or to those who may be considering an adoption plan for their child.   The Children’s Home Society staff are available through flexible hours, phone and email contact.   All information is obtained in a confidential and professional manner. Those interested in our adoption services can learn more about the programs and services of our agency by visiting our web site at www.childhwv.org        


The Children’s Home Society provides services state-wide through four primary locations which are Charleston, Morgantown, Martinsburg and Princeton.   Each location also has, an adoption resource center filled with books, videos, magazines and much more.   The resource center staff is available to assist you with questions, help you find the right materials and information that you can read and review at the center or take home for your convenience.   By visiting the locations listed here on our web page you can learn more about the staff and available services.     


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