MODIFY at WVU CED home

While our response to COVID-19 has changed the way we are doing things, our services to our MODIFY youth continue. All interactions with staff are done remotely via phone, email, or social media. All new referrals will be followed up in a timely manner. Staff work cell numbers and emails remain the same. For questions or additional information please feel free to contact Debra Huff at debra.huff@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-288-4130 or Crystal Hudnall at crystal.hudnall@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-356-4589. You can email or call us during regular business hours Monday-Friday.

A Letter to MODIFY Students

MODIFY Program Fact Sheet

Program Purpose:

To ensure older youth aging out of foster care have the supports to enhance adult self sufficiency.

Program Services:

     
  • Short-term financial assistance
  • Linkages with needed community supports and resources
  • Transportation
  • Housing support
  • Educational support
  • Employment skills

Program Eligibility:

Youth age 18-20 exiting the foster care system, or youth who have left foster care at 18 years old, adopted on or after age 16, or youth with a finalized legal guardianship and have not yet reached age 21.

Program Referral Protocol:

Contact the MODIFY Program at 1-866-720-3605 with:

     
  • Youth's Name
  • DHHR Worker Name and Phone Number
  • Reference Name and Phone Number
  • Expected Date of Discharge from the Foster Care System

Former Foster Care Youth can request services themselves by contacting the MODIFY Program Toll Free: 1-866-720-3605