Children's Defense Fund
provides a strong, effective voice for all the children of America
who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.
Clinics - WV Free Clinics
The College Board
- "Connecting Students to College Success".
A not-for-profit membership association who connects students to
college success and opportunity.
The College Foundation of West Virginia
provides students and
their families with resources and anything you need to know about
Energy Express - "Where breakfast, lunch and learning don't take a summer
break." A six-week summer AmeriCorps program
promoting the school success of children living in rural and
low-income communities across West Virginia.
- provides new books to children in need addressing one of the most
important factors affecting literacy - access to books.
Children's books and educational materials at deeply discounted
FAFSA - Free Application
For Federal Student
Focus - works to create
a lasting legacy for children and their families by encouraging
bipartisan federal policy advancements and investments in children.
School YMCA) - Engaging youth in
positive actions to influence the life and work of our homes,
schools and communities.
place to go when you want to know.
Count - A national and
state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the
LearningExpress Library (www.infodepot.org) -
is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice
tests (College Entrance Exams - ACT & SAT); career; school; academic; civil service; basic skills
exams, etc.) and tutorial course series designed to help students
and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests.
Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an
individualized analysis of your results.
- A non-profit organization that collaborates with
public and private entities, equipping them to utilize
existing resources to form new partnerships, encouraging innovative
social change, and building stronger communities in WV..
- A merit-based scholarship program designed
to keep qualified students in West Virginia by making college
Reach Out and Read
- a national non-profit organization that promotes early literacy by
giving new books to children and advice to parents about the
importance of reading aloud in pediatric exam rooms across the
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
WV Commission for National & Community Service
challenges West Virginians to strengthen their communities through
service and volunteerism.
Identify and mobilize resources, promote an ethic of service, and
empower communities to solve problems and improve the quality of
life for individuals and families.
WV 211 -
2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number
that connects people with important community services, disaster
information and volunteer opportunities. 2-1-1 brings together
existing information and referral providers and crisis services into
one coordinated system.
Coalition Against Domestic Violence - provides safe
space and quality service for victims of domestic violence, and
works for systemic change to assure families' options for building
lives free from violence.
- provides a statewide centralized database and resource center for
students seeking educational opportunities and employers seeking to
hire West Virginians.
Virginia GEAR UP - is a federally funded, six-year
program aimed at Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for
Undergraduate Programs. GEAR UP provides rigorous educational
services to help students plan, apply and pay for education and
training beyond high school. WV GEAR UP serves ten high-need
counties in WV (Boone, Clay, Lincoln, McDowell, Mingo, Roane,
Summers, Webster, Wirt & Wyoming).
WV Health Right
- Provides free medical, dental, health education and pharmacy
services to the uninsured.
WV Minority Doctoral Scholars Program