WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE
Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
1598C Washigton St East
Charleston WV 25311
Genesis Youth Center
535 Horner Ave.
Clarksburg WV 26301
RECENT SHELTER LISTINGS AND HOMELESS PROGRAMS
Randolph County Homeless Shelter
The Randolph County Homeless Shelter opened in 1990. The facility can serve up to 16 men, women, and children. The facility is supervised 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Laundry facilities are available, and three meals per day are served. Clients participate in a service plan to alleviate the cause of their homelessness. 938 South Davis Avenue Elkins, WV 26241 Phone: 304-636-5193
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
No Hunger Food Pantry 231 Walnut Street, Ravenswood,WV 26164 304-512-7309
Williamstown Food Pantry 211 4th St Williamstown, WV 26187 304-375-3995
United Community Services 416 4th Ave Montgomery, WV 25136 304-442-5177
Union Mission Food Bank 700 S. Park Road Charleston, WV 25304 304-925-0366
Wayne County Starting Points One School Rd. WV 25669 304-393-3886
Mountaineer Food Bank 484 Enterprise Dr Gassaway, WV 26624 304-364-5518
Huntington Food Bank 1327 Seventh Ave Huntington, WV 25701 304-523-6029
The West Virginia food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Department of Health & Human Resources Division of Family Assistance 350 Capitol St., Room B-18 Charleston, WV 25301-3705 Phone: (304) 356-4619
FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING
101 Boarman PL
MARTINSBURG, WV 25401
1 New York Ave
Salem, WV 26426-1008
700 W Burke St
Martinsburg, WV 25401
510 S Ritchie Ave
Ravenswood, WV 26164
318 GARDEN DRIVE
MARTINSBURG, WV 25401
606 6th Street
New Haven, WV 25265
850 STATE ST
GASSAWAY, WV 26624-9308
123 HAGER STREET Apt. # 6
BECKLEY, WV 25801
125 Calhoun Homes Drive
Mt. Zion, WV 26151
100 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD
BECKLEY, WV 25801-2158
Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing phone them at: 1-800-955-2232.
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance.
If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.
The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.
Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.