Family Services

Address: 4700 Robert C Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV  25801
Eligibility: The ages vary.  The right from the Start Program takes Medicaid only.  Referral from appropriate agency (DHHR, Juvenil Probation, etc.)

Right from the Start Program (high risk infants)  Adoption, community based services.  Sprecialized Foster Care (Recruitment of foster families and placement of children).  Visitation support, youth service workers. Level 1,2 and 3 residential placement.

Address: 3202,690 Taylor Rd, Ste. 110, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Eligibility: No age or income requirements

Budgeting, individual and family, debt management housing counseling.   No office located locally but they still service WV. We have representatives available 24/7 to answer your calls. Our counselors are available Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00 p.m. EST.

Address: Raleigh County Community Action Association

If you are at serious risk of loosing your rental housing, RCCAA can provide  you with assistance to remain in your home.  RCCAA also provides homeless individuals and families with assistance to gain rental housing – Rental Assistance – utility Assistance- Security and Utility Deposits – Moving Assistance – Home Finding – Case Management

Address: P.O. Box 1202, 1265 Robert C Byrd Drive, Crab Orchard, WV  25827
Eligibility: For individuals 13 to 17 years old. Take sibling groups regardless of age.

Intensive in-home family preservation, therapeutic foster care, transitional living.From mental health and foster care services to residential treatment facilities and education for children with special needs, including autism and deafness.

Address: P.O. Box 3066, East Beckley Station, Beckley  Wv 25801
Eligibility: Varies for each program. Anyone without a place to stay can be eligible to stay in the shelter. Persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Main Office: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Homeless Shelter: 7 days a week and 24 hours a day.  Provides direct services.  Homeless shelter for men, women, children, and families, transportation.  Dial-a-Ride.  Head Start, low income energy assistance, Job Corps referral, transitional housing, and case management, CHIP, Public Transit, Family Educational Services, Welfare to Work Program.

Contact: Ron Cantley, Director
Address: 64 Crossroads Mall, Mt Hope,WV 25880
Eligibility: Some age requirements for Social Security retirement and income guidelines for Social Security disability.

A public service agency of the federal goverment providing free services-assisting in the completion of applications for disability, retirement, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Survivors and Medicare Benefits. Also, issue Social Security numbers and maintains all Social Security records. All business can be conducted by telephone or appointment, if desired. , Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Address: P.O. Box 127 Kincaid, West Virginia 25119
Eligibility: Federal Income guidelines for housing referrals.

provide education, research, and linkages for working class and disenfranchised peoples in order to promote understanding, empowerment, and change. The Southern Appalachian Labor School is committed to developing a real comprehension of the social, economic, and legal structures which affect the lives of the Appalachian People.

Address: 407 Neville Street, Beckley, WV  25801
Eligibility: Federal and State Income guidelines

Food Stamp Program, Medicaid; SSI; TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), Emergency Assistance (payment for rent, unilities, transportation, household furnishing, food, clothing, shelter, etc,); LIEAP; Child Support Enforcement; TRIP (Transportation for Elderly and Disabled); NEMT; Foster Care; Adoption; Protective Services for children and adults; family planning; nursing home services; homemeker services; WV Works which provide employment service (job training, education, and job placement) and JTPA.

Contact: Community Services Manager
Address: 800 New River Dr~ Beckley, WV 25801
Eligibility: This agency is offered to adults and young adults (14-18 years of age). Eligibility criteria is based on significance of disability and the participants ability to go to work.

Monday-Friday 8:30a.m. to 4:45p.m. This is an employment agency that works with individuals who have disabilities. The goals are to enhance the complete community integration and participation of persons with disabilities through consumer driven services that focus on independence, employment, self-reliance, and preservation of individual dignity.  This is accomplished through evaluation, training, counseling, job placement, and other services.

Fax: 304 256-6903
Address: 300 New River Town Center Beckley, WV  25801
Eligibility: Must meet Federal and State laws

Unemployment benefits, Job Services

Address: Workforce WV Career Center, 200 Value City Center, Suite 404, Beckley, WV  25801
Eligibility: Youth 14-21 years old

Develop good work habits – hands on training at actual jobs. A program for in-school & out of school

Contact: Susan Underwood
Address: 129 Main Street Suite 406,Beckley,WV 25801

Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center ensures guidance, protection, and help to children and families affected by abuse.