VETERANS ASSISTANCE

West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance

300 Technology Drive
Suite 201
South Charleston, WV 25309
Phone: (304)746-4497

Help with disability claims, free hunting/fishing licenses for                                disable veterans, and DMV License Plate. 

  

Roark-Sullivan Veterans Service Center

1015 Smith Street

Charleston, WV 25301

Ph: (304) 340-3581

Veterans can receive  employment help, computer service, a free shower, access to a free laundry facility, and case management. Will help homeless vets get into transitional housing facility. 

   

Veteran Center

200 Tracy Way

Charleston, WV 25311

Ph: (304) 343-3825 

Readjustment counseling for combat veterans

and help with benefits and claims.

Workforce West Virginia - Disabled Vets Outreach

Charleston One Stop Center

1321 Plaza East.

Charleston, WV 25301

Ph: (304) 558-0342

Contact: Kim VanKirk

Priority career services. 

Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center

Homeless Veterans Program

Ph: (304) 529-9142

Contact: Lucia Hayden

Social Work case management services offered to homeless Veterans. Programs include Homeless Outreach, HUD-VASH, Transitional Living, Veterans Justice Outreach, Employment Services and Substance Abuse counseling. Serves 10 counties, including Kanawha and Putnam.

Volunteers of America

Supportive Services for Veterans Families

200 New River Town Center, Suite 602

Beckley, WV 25801

Ph: (681) 238-5962

Helping homeless and near-homeless veterans locate housing and find resources to secure deposit and rent. Also offers utility assistance, bus passes and case management. Serving Clay County.

   

Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery

130 Academy Drive
Dunbar, WV 25064
Ph: (304) 746-0026 

Need DDT14. Free plot, opening, closing, vault, headstone for military vets.

PRIDE Community Services

699 Stratton Street, Logan, WV 25601

340 Main Street, Chapmanville, WV 25508

Contact: Kenny Gibson, Case Manager

Ph: (304) 752-6868

Helping homeless and near-homeless veterans locate housing and find resources to secure deposit and rent. Also offers utility assistance, bus passes and case management. Serving Boone County.

Coalfield Community Action Partnership (CCAP)

1626 West 3rd Avenue

Williamson, WV 25661

Contact: Melanie Fugett, SSVF Lead/Outreach Supervisor

Ph:  (304) 235-1701

Helping homeless and near-homeless veterans locate housing and find resources to secure deposit and rent. Also offers utility assistance, bus passes and case management. Serving Kanawha and Clay counties.

 

Southwestern Community Action Council (SCAC)

540 Fifth Avenue

Huntington, WV 25701

Contact: Thomas Ramey, SSVF Lead/Supervisor

Ph: (304) 525-5151

Helping homeless and near-homeless veterans locate housing and find resources to secure deposit and rent. Also offers utility assistance, bus passes and case management. Serving Putnam County.

State Organizations

  

Gold Star Mothers for West Virginia

P.O. Box 195

Tad, WV 25202

Ph: (304) 542-0673

Email: wvgsm2012@gmail.com

Connecting veterans with services, food, clothing.

National Organizations

   

Honor Bound Foundation

P.O. Box 2465

Darien, CT 06820

Ph: (800) 521-0198

Email: referrals@honorboundfoundation.org

Offers emergency financial assistance for veterans and their families in crisis.       

HB also help near-homeless vets pay utility or rent deposit, help veterans pay for food and household necessities and help disabled vets acquire  wheelchair                      or scooter and ramp.

   

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Service members and Veterans in crisis, as well as their family members and friends, with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text-messaging service.

Ph: (800) 273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone.

Text 838255 to connect with a VA responder

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Kanawha Valley Collective

1 United Way Square

Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: (304) 346-6638