2022 WV Reentry and Recovery Works Conference

Date: May 18, 2022 Location: Charleston Marriott Town Center, 200 Lee St E, Charleston, WV 25301 Labor shortage? Supply chain chaos? Across the nation, there are more job openings than people applying. Meanwhile, millions of individuals in substance use recovery and formerly incarcerated Americans who have served their time are struggling to find stable employment…
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Treatment court offers substance abuse help for Logan County parents

LOGAN — A treatment program that began as a pilot in three West Virginia counties, including neighboring Boone, is now offering services in Logan County as part of a recent expansion that included five more counties statewide.

Logan Hometown Heroes Honored

There are always people in our communities committed to helping those in need, and here is proof! These individuals represent several agencies in the Logan Co. area that are working to help those transition from incarceration. Truly, they are Hometown Heroes!

Overcoming Trauma and Addiction- Stephaine Burchard’s Story

Workforce Unhinged – official podcast of the Workforce Development Board Mid-Ohio Valley, which serves Calhoun, Clay, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia. 

Jobs and Hope WV Changing, Saving Lives

MOUNDSVILLE — A man gave a moving testimony last week to the positive effect that Jobs and Hope WV has had on him – it literally saved his life. At Tuesday evening’s city council meeting in Moundsville, David Gorby addressed council to extol the virtues of the program and how it helped him turn his…
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The Workplace Is Ready to Give Second Chances

Nonviolent offenders should be part of the talent pool. Johnny C. Taylor Jr. Opinion/Analysis We are long past the Willie Horton stigma of the 1988 presidential campaign, back when a criminal on furlough went on a violent crime spree as America was discussing felon rehabilitation. The point is, one example blew up the entire cause…
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Governor Jim Justice at Good News Mountaineer Garage and Jobs & Hope West Virginia event

Today I joined Good News Mountaineer Garage and Jobs & Hope West Virginia to recognize the Keys to Success program! It provides safe vehicles to qualified workers at reduced vehicle prices. Learn more here https://bit.ly/3hwm83w
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