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50.4. State Disability Resources

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program
Telephone: (304) 558-5388
The Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program, in the Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health (OMCFH) advances the health and well-being of children and youth with certain chronic, debilitating conditions by providing specialized medical care and care coordination services to children under 21 years of age who meet financial and medical eligibility criteria.


Division of Natural Resources Disability Services
Phone: (304) 558-3381
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) strives to provide reasonable access to our programs and facilities to the physically challenged in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The DNR develops and maintains fishing access sites and hunting areas for the physically challenged. The Law Enforcement Section now offers Hunter Education classes designed for hunters with special needs.


West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS)
Phone: 800-841-8436
The West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS) is the designated lead agency that works to enhance the lives of all West Virginia residents with disabilities, including older West Virginians and the families of people with disabilities.  By providing access to and help with the acquisition of assistive technology devices and services, WVATS can offer West Virginians with disabilities an opportunity for choice, control and independence at home, work, school, play, and in their neighborhoods.


West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (800) 642-8207
The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services helps people with disabilities prepare for, get, keep or advance in competitive employment. To accomplish that goal, we can provide a broad range of vocational rehabilitation services, such as quality job training, rehabilitation therapy and other support services to people with disabilities across the state. Our goal is to enable and empower people to live independently.



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