Wyoming County Department of Health and Human Resources. This government agency administers a large number of financial assistance programs, referrals, and grant programs for qualified low income residents in the area. One of the programs in highest demand is for energy bills. A couple options are offered, including LIHEAP and weatherization. The agency can refer people to housing and rent programs, such as homeless prevention and rapid rehousing. Also, free food is distributed, as well as information on health and medical insurance and care. Pineville WV. Call (304) 732-6900
MountainHeart Community Services, Inc. is the local community action agency of Pineville and Wyoming County West Virginia. Some of the programs and resources provided include weatherization for the low income families. The focus is on the elderly, people with disabilities, and low income families with children by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety. So it can help people save hundreds of dollars on their energy bills per year. Head Start is available for children up to age 5. It encompasses a few different services, including nutrition, health and safety, child development, and mental health.
Some of the other programs offered by Community Services are as follows. Free income tax preparation and filing is offered by VITA. Staff from the agency can also offer numerous referrals and guidance to the working poor and low income in Wyoming County. The main office is in Pineville WV. Call (304) 682-8271.
Wyoming County Family Resource Network. The number one goal of the non-profit Wyoming County Family Resource Network is provide information on assistance programs, guidance, and counseling. They accomplish this by strengthening the network of services through collaborative delivery processes and partnerships with charities, non-profits, and government assistance programs. Learn about government programs, free food and how to get help with bills. Brenton WV. Phone (304) 732-7909
The Salvation Army offers social services and emergency assistance in Pineville West Virginia and across Wyoming County. While the agency does operate nationally, their resources are still very limited. Some of the focus is on feeding the hungry and preventing homelessness. So to this end, free food, groceries or meals may be served. Any financial aid paid out is focused on paying rent or energy bills. Other Salvation Army services can include help for seniors, thrift stores with school supplies, and case management. Read more.
Oceana based Open Door Mission (304) 682-5300) offers numerous assistance programs and financial aid, as well as referrals to low income individuals. For example, get information on section 8 housing in West Virginia.
Two locations offer medical care on a sliding fee scale, or also accept Medicare or Medicaid. They are just examples. For other free health care services, use the previous link.
The locations provide primary health and dental care to individuals and family and general internal medicine to the needy in the community. The clinics include Wharton Medical Center at (304) 247-6202 as well as Raleigh-Boone Medical Center (304) 854-1321.
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