Services include protecting adults with physical and mental impairments from being abused, neglected or financially exploited; adult family care; a homeless program; licensed personal care homes; guardianship and health care surrogate, and residential board and care homes.For more information, call your local Department of Health and Human Resources (see Appendix J) or visit A variety of programs and services, including the Aged and Disabled Waiver Program, are available for interested and eligible individuals. The WV Department of Health and Human Resources provides help with the funeral costs of eligible low-income adults or children.
For more information about this program, call your local Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) office (see Appendix J) or visit
Adult Services supports programs to help older adults with disabilities and vision impairments.
The program is designed to help find solutions to meet special needs caused by a disability or chronic health condition.
Agr Ability staff will provide information and referral, on-the-farm visits, service coordination and help find support to pay for assistive technology and farm equipment modifications. AMFM Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers are for persons considering long term nursing or short term rehabilitative care.
For more information, call 800-272-3900, TDD 866-403-3073 or visit org/wv.
The West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS) offers an exchange system where individuals can post used and/or no longer needed assistive technology for giveaway, sale or trade. The exchange system is available online at https://vll.
These services are intended to care for and support vulnerable adults so that they may remain in their own homes and still get the care they need.
This program also works to improve the quality of life for adults who must live in nursing homes, personal care homes, residential board and care homes and adult family care homes.
Training topics include communication, working with families, bathing, wandering, driving and more.
Groups and individuals can earn basic, advanced or dementia care certificates.
Call the home office in Charleston at 800-348-1623 to find the center closest to you, a free guide, services and care, or visit The Alzheimer's Association has access to the most recent information on the disease and many of the services are free.