RIGHT FROM THE START 
REGION 1
What is Right From The Start?
The Right From The Start Project is a government sponsored program providing in home education and assistance to prenatal women and infants from birth to age 1.  We have a staff of Registered Nurses and Licensed Social Workers who perform in-home visits providing education, support and a link to other community agencies to assist clients in obtaining services or items that you as a client may be able to utilize.
Eligibility Requirements
PRENATAL
  • West Virginia Resident
  • Verification of Pregnancy and Estimated Date of Delivery
  • Valid Medical Card from DHHR or Maternity Services Card through the Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health (OMCFH)
INFANT
  • West Virginia Resident
  • Valid Medical Card from DHHR
  • Infants Eligible Up To First Birthday 
 Services
PRENATAL
INFANT
  • Childbirth Education
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Parenting Education
  • Nutritional Assessments
  • Depression Screenings
  • Links to Community Resources
  • Referrals as Needed
  • May Be Eligible for Assistance with Medical Care if You Have No Insurance or Limited Benefits and are Not Eligible for Medicaid but Meet Other Requirements

  • Assess Developmental Progress
  • Newborn Hearing Screening Follow Up
  • High Birth Score 
           Follow Up
  • Link to Community Resources

To Sign Up or For More Information
CLICK HERE
Right From The Start Project Goals
  • Improve Pregnancy Outcomes
  • Improve Families Economic and Personal Self Sufficiency
  • Reduction in the Number of Low Birth Weight Babies
  • Reduction in the Number of Premature Births
  • Improve Infant Health and Development
REGION 1 INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:
Mercer
McDowell
Monroe
Raleigh
Summers
Wyoming
CASEWV Administration
355 Bluefield Avenue
Bluefield, WV. 24701
Regional Care Coordinator 
Brenda Johnson, RN, RCC
Secretary Clerk  
Marsha McFarland
DCC Administrator
Kim Allen
Phone: 304-323-8315
Toll Free:  888-624-4566
Fax:  304-324-8791
Our Goal - Healthy Babies
Pregnancy & Infant Care Information
Low Income Prenatal Assistance Available
Mileage Reimbursement to Non Emergency Medical Appointments
Nutrition Information
Smoking Cessation
Child Growth Development Progress
Right From the Start Project Brochure
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REGION 4 INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:
Braxton
Fayette
Greenbrier
Nicholas
Pocahontas
Webster