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Action Youth Care-Raleigh

1830 Harper Road
Beckley, WV  25801
Transitional living, family preservation/reunification, preventive educational resource center, and professional treatment parenting home.
It varies for each program
Brian Stephens
Burlington United Methodist Family Services
4700 Robert C Byrd Drive
Beckley, WV  25801
(304) 252-8509
Fax (304) 252-3670
Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  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.
The ages vary.  The right from the Start Program takes Medicaid only.  Referral from appropriate agency (DHHR, Juvenil Probation, etc.)
Donna McCune, Charleston, Adoptions (304) 757-9127; Lori Legg, (CBS) RFTS; Mike Dye 252-1598; Mark Allen 252-8508
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
111 Lebanon Street
P.O. Bos 2129
Beckley, WV  25802
(304) 255-2499
Fax (304) 255-2412
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Budgeting, individual and family, debt management housing counseling. (no fees for services).  Toll free number: 1-800-869-7758  (West Virginia only)
No age or income requirements
Southern West Virginia
Raymond Coleman, Branch Manager
Patsy McKinney, Certified Counselor, Support Person
Division of Unemployment Compensation-Beckley Field Office
200 Value City Center
Beckley, WV  25801
(304) 256-6796
Fax (304) 256-6805
Unemployment benefits
Must meet Federal and State laws
Raleigh, Fayette, Wyoming, Summers Counties
Peggy Jones, Manager
Job Service Office - Beckley
200 Value City Shopping Center
Beckley, WV  25801
(304) 256-6792
Fax (304) 256-6798
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Job referral service, aptitude testing, career counseling, and employment counselin.
Anyone looking for a job
Florence Bias, Manager
Green Thumb 1-800-348-8234
Audry Hatfield 487-2325 or 2327
Pressley Ridge School-Raleigh
P.O. Box 1202
1265 Robert C Byrd Drive
Crab Orchard, WV  25827
(304) 252-1106
Fax (304) 252-0911
Intensive in-home family preservation, therapeutic foster care, transitional living
For individuals 13 to 17 years old. Take sibling groups regardless of age.
Region II, Region IV-Cabell, Mercer, Mingo, Kanawha, Raleigh
Frank S. Fazzolari
Southern Appalachian Labor School
Beards Fork Community
P.O. Box 258
Page, WV 25152
(304) 779-2772
Fax (304) 779-2772
Information on programs for low income.  Health care reform.  Available for talks with community groups.
Federal Income guidelines for housing referrals.
Raleigh and Fayette Counties
Jackie Asbury
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources-Raleigh County
407 Neville Street
Beckley, WV  25801
(304) 256-6930
Fax (304) 256-6932
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 Persons: 
Daniel Holstein, Community Service Manager.
 Jeannie McKan - Child Protective Services, Foster Care.
Clarence Mizell-  Adult Family Care, Personal Care Service (CHORE), Personal Care Home Services, Homeless Person, Homemaker Services, Nursing Home, Medicare Waiver Program, Adult Protective Services, Day Care.
Deborah Blevins, Goldie Shrewsbury,  - TRIP, NEMT, AFDA, Food Stamps, Medicaid, TEL Assistance, LIEAP, Emergency Assistance. -  WV Works
Ann RIddell - Foster Home FInding and Adoptions
Phyllis Davis - Child Support Enforcement
Federal and State Income guidelines
Raleigh County
Nancy Forsberg, Community Service Manager

Youth Connections Program

Workforce WV Career Center
200 Value City Center, Suite 404
Beckley, WV  25801

(304) 253-5500  Fax: (304) 253-3833

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

Youth 14-21 years old

11 counties-Fayette, Greenbrier, McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers, Webster & Wyoming

Susan Underwood

Homeless Prevention and
Rapid Re-Housing Program

Raleigh County Community Action Association

(304) 252-6396

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


Southern West Virginia

Kim Canterbury