WEST VIRGINIA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

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 

Patchwork Shelter

1598C Washigton St East

Charleston WV 25311

304-340-3670

Genesis Youth Center

535 Horner Ave.

Clarksburg WV 26301

304-622-1907

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

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – WEST VIRGINIA

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

CAPITAL HEIGHTS TOWNHOUSES

101 Boarman PL

MARTINSBURG, WV 25401

304-263-1801

RANDOLPH APTS

1 New York Ave

Salem, WV 26426-1008

304 782-3618

 

FRANKLIN MANOR

700 W Burke St

Martinsburg, WV 25401

Phone: 304-263-2300

RAVENSWOOOD STATION

510 S Ritchie Ave

Ravenswood, WV 26164

304-273-5886

 

OAK TREE VILLAGE

318 GARDEN DRIVE

MARTINSBURG, WV 25401

304-263-8854

NEW HAVEN APTS

606 6th Street

New Haven, WV 25265

304-523-2291


BRAXTON MANOR

850 STATE ST

GASSAWAY, WV 26624-9308

304 364-2669

BECKLEY TOWN HOMES

123 HAGER STREET Apt. # 6

BECKLEY, WV 25801

304-255-6985


CALHOUN HOMES

125 Calhoun Homes Drive

Mt. Zion, WV 26151

304-354-6884

BECKLEY WEST APTS

100 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD

BECKLEY, WV 25801-2158

304 253-7020

CLICK TO SEARCH FOR MORE “SECTION 8” HOUSING

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.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – WEST VIRGINIA

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.

LEGAL AID

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.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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