Unlocking a Fresh Start: Expungement of Criminal Records in West Virginia 

NOTE: This article provides general information about expungements. Due to the complexity of expungement law, it is advisable to consult with a lawyer regarding your specific case.  Jobs & Hope WV, in partnership with Legal Aid of West Virginia, has successfully completed 33 expungements for our participants. This collaboration has been instrumental in helping individuals…
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Tiffany Crum: A Journey of Redemption and Empowerment Through Jobs & Hope WV

Photo Courtesy of the YWCA By: Matthew Holstein In the heart of West Virginia, amidst the rolling hills and resilient communities, resides a story of triumph, resilience, and unwavering determination. Tiffany Crum’s journey is not just a tale of personal redemption but a testament to the transformative power of support and opportunity provided by programs…
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Gov. Justice Celebrates 500th Jobs & Hope Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, May 8, 2024 CHARLESTON, WV — Gov. Jim Justice today joined the Jobs & Hope WV team to celebrate their 500th graduates. The event honored Sierra Mullins and Joshua Shane McCoy, the program’s 500th and 501st graduates, and their employers, ORDERS Construction and Peer Solutions.  During the 2019 State of the State address, Gov. Justice introduced…
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Workforce, Criminal Justice Leaders Across West Virginia Come Together to Screen Documentary from Award-Winning Filmmakers

Judge Michael J. Aloi, former corrections commissioner Betsy Jividen join other local leaders in urging businesses to offer “Second Chances for a Stronger Workforce” CHARLESTON, WV — APRIL 17, 2024 — Workforce and criminal justice leaders from across West Virginia will join forces next week for a screening of the documentary “Being Free,” from producers…
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Jobs & Hope WV Celebrates Graduating Class of Heavy Equipment Operators at 2024 West Virginia Construction & Design Expo

Photo Gallery | Graduation Ceremony By: Matthew Holstein CHARLESTON, W.Va. – March 20, 2024 – Jobs & Hope WV, in collaboration with the West Virginia Military Authority (WVMA), proudly honored the March 2024 graduating class of the Heavy Equipment Operator Course (HEOC) at the esteemed 2024 West Virginia Construction & Design Expo. The ceremony took…
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Modivcare and Jobs & Hope West Virginia Partnership Transforms Lives Across the State

CHARLESTON, W. Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Modivcare Inc. (the “Company” or “Modivcare”) (Nasdaq: MODV), a technology-enabled healthcare services company that provides a platform of integrated supportive care solutions focused on improving health outcomes, proudly announces its transformative partnership with Governor Jim Justice’s Jobs & Hope West Virginia, aimed at breaking down transportation barriers and fostering recovery and employment…
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Senator Joe Manchin Joins Jobs & Hope WV and Mountain State ESC in Launching Groundbreaking Emotional Intelligence Training Program for West Virginia Law Enforcement Officers

By: Matthew Holstein Charleston, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) took center stage as the keynote speaker at a landmark press event unveiling an innovative Emotional Intelligence Training Program for West Virginia law enforcement officers. Spearheaded by Errol Randle and backed by Senator Manchin’s dedicated efforts, this pioneering initiative marks a significant step forward…
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Jobs & Hope WV Newsletter | January 2024

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Welcome to the Jobs & Hope WV newsletter! We’re thrilled to have you as part of our community. This newsletter is your go-to source for staying in the loop on the latest news, events, and updates related to our mission. Make sure to connect with us on social media to extend the conversation and engage with…
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Breaking Barriers, Building Success: Inaugural Second Chance Job Fair Shines in Beckley 

By: Matthew Holstein BECKLEY, WV — Jobs & Hope WV, the state’s comprehensive response to the substance use disorder crisis, is proud to announce the success of the inaugural Second Chance Job Fair held at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.  The Second Chance Job Fair, a groundbreaking event to bridge…
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Bringing Opportunities Closer: Jobs & Hope WV Offers Transportation Assistance to Second Chance Job Fair Attendees 

By: Matthew Holstein Beckley, WV – In a concerted effort to break down barriers and empower West Virginians looking to rebuild their lives and careers, Jobs & Hope WV, in collaboration with the West Virginia Schools of Diversion and Transition (WVSDT) and MODIVCARE, is excited to announce a significant initiative for the upcoming Second Chance…
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