Children's Homes and Institutions in West Virginia, USA

(With date of foundation date, operator, number of male/female places, age for admission, and types of children received where known.)

  • Davis Child's Shelter, 1118 Washington Street, Charleston
    (1896; Children's Home Society of West Virginia; Homeless children from 1 to 12; 11M/14F)
  • Elkins Children's Home, Elkins
    (1899; West Virginia Humane Society; Orphan, dependent, neglected, and homeless children; 48M+F)
  • St Vincent's Home, Elm Grove
    (1887; Sisters of St Joseph; Orphan girls from 3 to 12; 92F)
  • St John's Home, Elm Grove
    (1888; Sisters of St Joseph; Orphan boys; 65M)
  • Manual Training School, Elm Grove
    (1904; Xaverian Brothers; Orphan boys over 10; 7M)
  • Colored Orphans' Home, R. D. 2, Huntington
    (1900; Private corporation; Orphan and abandoned children; 47M/27F)
  • Henry Logan Children's Home, 2406 Murdock Avenue, Parkersburg
    (1885; Private corporation; Destitute and friendless children)
  • St Alphonsus Orphan Asylum, 2126 Market Street, Wheeling
    (1890; Sisters of Divine Providence; Orphan and neglected children; 9M/8F)
  • Children's Home, Woodsdale., Wheeling
    (1870; Private corporation; Destitute and friendless children; 79M+F)