Agencies Russell Nesbitt Services

431 Fulton St., Wheeling, WV …304.232.0233
Provides services to enable adults with mental and developmental disabilities to become integrated with the community by providing the following services: case management (linkage/referral to community resources); functional living skills and pre-vocational training; group homes.


WATCH (A division of Russell Nesbitt Service):

2600 Main St., Wheeling, WV …304.232.1750
Provides training, employment, functional living skills, social and work adjustment programs for individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

Community Success Stories

Check out the following Community Success Stories for examples of how Russell Nesbitt Services has impacted our community.


Susan is a 56 year old female who resides in one of our residential homes. She is transported daily to and from work by RNS staff. She has been employed with Watch for 14 years. She has been diagnosed with mild mental retardation and seizure disorder controlled by medicine. Her speech is somewhat difficult to understand, and shows articulation difficulties. She receives speech therapy one day per ...

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"Suzanne is a 57 year old female who resides in Wheeling with her sister and brother-in-law. She has been employed with WATCH for 11 years. She is diagnosed with Mild Mental Retardation and becomes easily frustrated and agitated at times. When she sees you, she automatically will say “Good Morning,” ask how you are doing. She will always give you a hug to let you know she is happy to see you. ...

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"Earl is a 59 year old male who resides in Wheeling with his sister and her family. He has been employed with WATCH for 24 years. He has impaired vision, but it is corrected by wearing eyeglasses. He does communicate verbally, but his speech is difficult to understand due to poor articulation. When he becomes excited about something he tends to stutter. He also can become easily frustrated if you ...

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Life Saving Transportation

"At Russell Nesbitt Services, Inc. we serve the intellectually and developmentally disabled population, however, there are many times in which the clients are faced with severe medical diagnosis. Recently, one of our clients was diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation and RVR (rapid ventricular rate), and the client was admitted to the hospital for three days. When both of these medical conditions are ...

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Transportation Mobility

"At Russell Nesbitt Services, Inc., a variety of ages, diagnoses, and skill sets are served. However, as the years go on, we are finding ourselves serving an aging population in a society in which there are limited services for someone that is both aged and developmentally disabled. Within the past year, we have seen two of our clients drastically decline in health and mobility. Currently, one cl ...

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