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Catholic Charities West Virginia

Announcements

At Work in the Western Region

The western region of Catholic Charities West Virginia (CCWVa) is a ten county area in the southwestern corner of West Virginia, and there is much work being done in the region. Vital services include food assistance, personal care items and financial assistance with utility termination and rental evictions. More intensive services help people improve their well-being through adult learning and case management where we help a person achieve their goal towards improved well-being. Offices are in Charleston, Huntington and Whitesville, regional counties are Boone, Cabell, Clay, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam and Wayne.
CCWVa’s office in downtown Huntington is the home of our innovative adult learning program, Center for Community Learning and Advancement (CCLA). The Center offers free classes to any adult over age 16 who wants to work toward a high school equivalency, earn a certification for work, or simply brush up on skills before pursuing a different job or additional education.
Case management services are offered in Charleston. Case managers help individuals/families develop healthy interdependence and stability, and work with them to set goals and action steps to overcome barriers like lack of transportation or child care that stall progress toward improving their well-being.
In addition to the programs described above, CCWVa provides basic needs assistance to the poor and vulnerable throughout the region. Our personal care and food pantries provide much need supplemental food, personal hygiene, and household cleaning products to clients in the Charleston area and in Boone County. Financial assistance is provided to people facing a utility termination or to prevent rental evictions.