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Rent and Utility Assistance

Kanawha County

When seeking out assistance for paying rent or a utility it is best to call ahead of time to see if funds are available and what precise procedures and policies are in place with the organization or agency. 

Covenant House

600 Shrewsbury St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: (304) 344-8053

Open 8am-noon, 1pm-4pm. 

Salvation Army

301 Tennessee Ave.
Charleston, WV 25302
Ph: (304) 343-4548

Monday through Thursday, 9:00-11:30am, and 1:00 – 2:30pm.

Christ Church United Methodist

1221 Quarrier St.

Charleston, WV 25301

Ph: (304) 342-0192

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1-3pm. 

Must bring ID, termination of service notice.

Synergy Health

1206 Quarrier St.

Charleston, WV 25301

Ph: (304) 444-6090

Can help persons with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues with back rent and utilities.

Mountain Mission

1620 7th Ave.

Charleston, WV 25387

Ph: (304) 344-3407

Monday through Thursday, 9am-2:30pm. 

Must schedule appointment first.

Need a photo ID and rent court ordered eviction notice.

Heart and Hand

212 D St.

South Charleston, WV 25303

Ph: (304) 744-6741

Monday through Thursday, 10am-12pm, and 1-3pm.

The ONLY organization in Kanawha County that helps with rent deposit.

Must be in their service area.

Common Grounds

6600 McCorkle Ave SE.

Charleston, WV 25304

Ph: (304) 720-9690

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2pm.

Serving Eastern Kanawha County (Kanawha City through Montgomery).

Must have proof of residency and income. Must be client for 6-months.

Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services

5320 Frontier Dr.

Cross Lanes, WV 25313

Ph: (304) 776-5813

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3PM.

Utility assistance only. Need photo ID.

For Cross Lanes /Tyler Mountain residents only. 

Heart and Hand

12404 Maccorkle Ave.

Chesapeake, WV 25315

Ph: (304) 543-4751

Open Fridays 10am-2pm. 

For residents in the Riverside High district. Only organization that helps with

rent deposit.

St. Mark's Episcopal Jubilee Center

(inside Christ's Kitchen section)      

405 B St. 

St. Albans, WV 25177

Ph: ( 304) 722-4284

Wednesdays 10-11:30am. Must bring a photo ID and termination notice.

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