1 in 10 W.Va. kids growing up with incarcerated parent
By Shauna Johnson, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An estimated 34,000 West Virginians are the children of incarcerated parents, putting them at risk for serious long-term effects of emotional and financial instability, according to a new Kids Count policy report released Monday.
“It’s really sad to think that one in 10 of our kids is growing up with a parent in jail or prison. It’s really hard to...