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From the State Olmstead Office:
The West Virginia Olmstead Office will be holding a series of community forums around the state to:
1) Share information about the Olmstead decision and West Virginia’s Olmstead Plan, and;
2) solicit stakeholder input and feedback for updating the goals, objectives and action steps of West Virginia’s Olmstead Plan.
The forums have been scheduled and they are:
September 25, 2:00 and 5:00 – Huntington – Mountain State Center for Independent Living Office
October 1, 2:00 and 5:00 – Beckley – Mountain State Center for Independent Living Office
October 16, 2:00 and 6:00 – Parkersburg – Judge Black Annex
October 24, 2:00 and 6:00 – Fairmont – Colasessano’s Restaurant
Further information can be found on the appropriate community announcement flyer.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.
Vanessa K. VanGilder, Olmstead Coordinator
Olmstead Office, Office of the Inspector General
State Capitol Complex
Building 6, Room 817-B
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: 304 558-3287
Toll Free: 866 761-4628
Fax: 304 558-1992
The Friendship House and NWVCIL invite you to attend our annual Community Picnic! Everyone welcome!
Friday, September 21st from 11 AM – 3 PM at Marilla Park Pavilion. Please call (304) 296-6091 for more information.
As an added bonus, there’s now a bus route that passes by the pavilion! Please see http://www.busride.org/Maps-Schedules/Routes/8-Brookhaven for more information regarding that route.
The SILC is currently gathering public input for the development of the FFY 2020-2022 State Plan for Independent Living. We are reaching out to people with disabilities, advocates, providers, and others through an on-line survey now available at: