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Find resources and contacts from federal and local agencies in each state.

These state programs and contacts can be a resource to you as you build your school safety plan. The contacts are state emergency planners that can provide school safety expertise specific to each state.

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West Virginia

West Virginia

West Virginia has many agency programs and contacts that can help your school build a school safety plan. Check out these resources as you develop your plan.

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West Virginia Department of Education

State Board of Education

The West Virginia Department of Education is a government agency that oversees the public school system in West Virginia.

Website: https://wvde.us/

Safe & Supportive Schools

West Virginia Department of Education

The West Virginia Board of Education established Safe and Supportive Schools in recognition of the need for students, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel to have a safe and supportive educational environment.

Website: https://wvde.us/leadership-system-support/safe-supportive-schools/

Office of School Facilities and Transportation Directory

West Virginia Department of Education

The Office of School Facilities provides guidance to county school systems in their effort to continually improve all aspects of educational programming, including physical facilities.

Website: https://wvde.us/finance-and-administration/school-facilities-transportation/

School Safety

West Virginia Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

The West Virginia Department of Education and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management share resources for a School Crisis Prevention and Response Plan Template containing the requirements for school-specific School Crisis Prevention and Response Plans. 

Website: https://dhsem.wv.gov/School%20Safety/Pages/default.aspx

Contact Information

Federal

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
615 Chestnut Street
One Independence Mall, Sixth Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
(215) 931-5500
femar3newsdesk@fema.dhs.gov

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Email: CISARegion3@hq.dhs.gov

Pittsburgh
3311 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/pittsburgh
(412) 432-4000


Covers 25 counties in western Pennsylvania as well as the entire state of West Virginia

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
801 Market Street, Suite 8000
Philadelphia PA, 19107
(215) 861-4633

Other

West Virginia Fusion Center (Primary)
304-558-4831 / 866-989-2824

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West Virginia Center for Children's Justice

State Agency

This program promotes school-community partnerships aimed at ensuring that children who are exposed to trauma in their home, school or community receive appropriate interventions to help them achieve academically at their highest levels despite whatever traumatic circumstances they may have endured. It supports children exposed to trauma and violence through improved communication and collaboration between law enforcement, schools/child care agencies and mental health providers, and connects families, schools and communities to mental health services.