Agencies Harmony House

2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling WV …304.230.2205
66850 Pogue Road, St. Clairsville… 740-695-0812
(Children’s Advocacy Center) A comprehensive, child-focused program based in a facility that allows law enforcement, child protective services, prosecutors, medical and mental health professionals, and victim advocates to work together to strengthen our community’s response to child abuse. Services include forensic interviews, victim advocacy, case reviews, case tracking, information, referrals and community awareness. Services offered are child-appropriate, culturally competent, and legally sound. The child’s well-being is the first priority.

Community Success Stories

Check out the following Community Success Stories for examples of how Harmony House has impacted our community.

“…she felt comfortable enough that she could share her own story of abuse…”

Ten years ago, a now adult woman, attended a Harmony House presentation.  Through the message of the presentation, she felt comfortable enough that she could share her own story of abuse to a staff-person at her school. From that moment things began to change.  Her disclosure was made, criminally prosecuted and she obtained services from Harmony House at that young age.  Upon her discharge from ...

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Sam

This year, Harmony House, a United Way agency, met a small and scared seven-year-old boy named "Sam." His initial referral came from the Sherriff Office due to potential stalking and domestic violence of his mother. A forensic interview was scheduled but was then rescheduled by his mother due to some "behaviors" the child was displaying. It was at that time we were informed that Sam was a child di ...

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“She truly is a picture of what hope and support can do for a child who has been through trauma.”

S is a 17-year-old female who came to Harmony House, a United Way agency, from Wheeling, WV. She was removed from her home approximately 8 months ago for sexual abuse by a family member, as well as emotional and physical abuse by both of her biological parents. She was referred for a forensic interview by Child Protective Services and brought to Harmony House by an adult sibling. The Child and Fam ...

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The Unimaginable

"On a Monday morning, just after arriving at school, Danny found the courage to tell his teacher that his step-father had been sexually assaulting him for the past year. He disclosed that the last assault had occurred that same morning, after his mother left for work. His teacher reported the abuse immediately to law enforcement and child protective services. The investigative entities made an eme ...

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“Why go back when you can just go forward.”

A year ago, seventeen year old Alexa lost her mother to breast cancer. Through her grief, she has struggled to maintain her 4.0 GPA, work a part-time job to help her family, and complete graduation requirements to attend college. On the outside she may seem like she’s holding it all together, and she was, until a friend of the family broke into her home and sexually assaulted her.  Alexa was re ...

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