WVC 26 - 1 - 2
§26-1-2. Admission of children.
The state department of welfare shall admit to the home
children surrendered or otherwise placed in its custody in any
manner authorized by law; and the children shall be kept,
maintained and educated therein until they can be placed by legal
authority in suitable homes elsewhere.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session