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Princeton, WV 24740
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Adoption Services Locations and Staff

Princeton Staff

, Social Worker, Adoption Services, BSW, LSW, Princeton

Ruth began her career with Children's Home Society in 1993. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Concord University in 1976. Her social work careerhas spanned a wide range of services, but her focus has been on developing and strengthening families for kids here in the Appalachians . She is active in throughout her church; she serves on the WV United Methodist Global Ministries Team which strongly advocates for mission projects throughout the state.

Ruth is grateful to have the opportunity to help fulfill her life’s purpose by helping hundreds of families and children through the Children’s Home Society.


, Regional Director, MSW, LSW

Joanne began her social work career with the Children’s Home Society in 1987. She graduated from West Virginia University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1995.Joanne served as the WE CAN Program Coordinator from 1987 to 1998. Since that time she has served as the Director of Community Based Services for the Princeton Site. Additionally, Joanne is the designated Regional Director for the Southern part of WV, which includes 5 service locations.

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