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HUD West Virginia

Provides information regarding homeownership and foreclosure avoidance

West Virginia Housing Development Fund

(304) 391-8600

Provides affordable housing across West Virginia

Goodwill’s Career Center


Six weeks basic training plus three weeks targeted Hospitality, Medical Office, or Business Employment Skills Training. Each track also includes resume’ writing, job search and interviewing skills training, as well as an on-the-job internship

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)


SNAP is administered by the WV DHHR and governed by federal law and regulations of the US Department of Agriculture, Food Nutrition Services. The Program started in 1961 with issuance of the first food coupon in McDowell County, WV. SNAP provides monthly benefits to help eligible households buy food. Eligibility to receive benefits is based on household size, income, assets and some household expenses. The income and asset limits are determined by the federal government.

HUD Virginia

Provides information regarding homeownership and foreclosure avoidance

Virginia Housing Development Authority

(804) 782-1986

Provides assistance and education to Virginia homeowners and buyers

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development

Provides down payment assistance to first-time homebuyers

Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeships

Directory of apprenticeships and coop opportunities within Virginia,

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

(800) 552-3431

SNAP can be used like cash to buy eligible food items from authorized retailers. Authorized retailers will display either the Quest logo or a picture of a Virginia EBT card.

Huntington West Virginia Housing Authority

(304) 526-4400

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Huntington residents

WV Works

(304) 558-0684

West Virginia's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program is WV WORKS. It is based on the goals of assisting economically dependent and at-risk families to become self supporting, enhancing the well-being of children, and on assisting families near the poverty level to remain self-sufficient. WV WORKS provides monthly cash assistance to eligible families. Most people who receive a monthly WV WORKS check also receive SNAP and Medicaid, but these are not guaranteed based just on receipt of a check.



CHANGE, Inc. is a community action and health agency that serves northern West Virginia (Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, and Marshall Counties) and Jefferson County, Ohio providing various programs and services to those in financial need.

PRIDE Community Services


PRIDE offers a multitude of programs geared at assisting low income individuals and families to move out of poverty and toward self sufficiency. Currently the agency operates Senior nutrition sites in Logan, Chapmanville and Millcreek; Head Start Centers in Logan, Chapmanville, Dehue, Lorado and Buffalo; and in conjunction with the Logan County Board of Education we operate specialized collaborative classrooms in several schools; Weatherization Program; CSBG Program; Child and Adult Food Care Program; Case Management and In-Home Care Programs. 

Fairfax County Foreclosure Prevention

Directory of foreclosure assistance agencies in Fairfax County

Charleston-Kanawha Housing

(304) 348-6451

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Kanawha and Putnam County Residents

Appalachian Community Action & Development Agency, Inc (AppCAA)


The work performed by AppCAA is guided by its primary purpose to eliminate poverty and make its clients more self-sufficient. This is accomplished by the development of resources and services to low-income individuals and households in its jurisdictions. AppCAA wants to meet the current needs of people and then teach them to stand on their own without any public assistance. Sometimes emergency assistance is necessary to meet immediate needs such as housing and food. Training is provided on money management/budgeting and homebuyer education. Housing counseling, including credit repair, is available also.

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People (CAPUP)


CAPUP works in the Richmond area with a number of social service projects including financial assistance and food help.

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