West Virginia

Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

This office works to provide forums to discuss minority issues and discuss strategy for solving them. Their goal is equality in WV. Provides resources for the community – videos and reports, links to other agencies/services in the community.

Named for civil rights leader Herbert Henderson, first African American graduate of the George Washington University Law School and leader of the West Virginia (WV) NAACP. “This office, with the assistance of the Minority Affairs Fund, will do the work that Mr. Henderson devoted his life to – it will work to serve the people of West Virginia and to open a dialogue on issues that affect minorities.”

Catholic Charities West Virginia-Migration and Refugee Services

The Catholic Charities West Virginia Refugee Resettlement Services provides language, immigration and job placement services to recently arrived refugees in West Virginia along with information on becoming a refugee sponsor. There are 3 offices located in the cities of Martinsburg, Moorefield, and Charleston.

West Virginia Interfaith Refugee Ministry

The West Virginia Interfaith Refugee Ministry is a group of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim clergy and laypersons. WVIRM aims to promote interfaith understanding and educate their communities and elected officials about the Syrian refugee crisis and the resettlement process. WVIRM partners with other organizations to provide education, employment, and other support services to refugees.

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