In response to the COVID-19 Outbreak:

HHSC Work Group in-person meetings are temporarily suspended.  Work groups are currently holding on-line meetings.  If you are uncertain as to the work group’s meeting information and would like more information, click here.   You can also contact

The Health and Human Services Collaborative 

The Health and Human Services Collaborative (HHSC) of the Family Resource Network of the Panhandle (FRNOTP) brings together broad representation from Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan Counties of West Virginia to identify and achieve solutions needed to enhance the well-being of children, families, and their communities.  The HHSC and its Work Groups accomplish this work through a  planning process that includes specific goals, objectives, and activities. The resulting HHSC Work Plan is coordinated by the HHSC Steering Committee of the FRNOTP Board. The HHSC strives to ensure all sectors of the community are represented on the Work Groups that develop and implement its overall HHSC Work Plan.

HHSC Work Group Meetings

Each HHSC work group addresses its mission through activities planned at regularly scheduled meetings with exceptions for inclement weather.   For information on previous meetings, including minutes or agendas, contact  To be placed on the chair’s mailing list for future meetings, please contact the chair (click here) or contact

HHSC Quarterly Meetings

The HHSC meets on the first Friday of March, June, September, and December (unless otherwise scheduled).  Meetings follow topical matters of interest.  All are welcome to participate.

HHSC Quarterly Presentation the ALICE Report from Penny Porter of United Way of the Eastern Panhandle Friday, March 4, 2022 9:00—11:00 Virtual by Zoom     

ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, is a new way of defining and understanding the struggles of households that earn above the Federal Poverty Level, but not enough to afford a bare-bones household budget. Penny Porter Director of The United Way of the Eastern Panhandle will share information from the ALICE Report with a specific focus on the Eastern Panhandle data.

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Operating Principles of the HHSC