EnAct Community Action
Address: 201 2nd Avenue, Montgomery, WV 25136
- Community Action Agencies
- Employment Preparation
- Food Pantries
- Glasses/Contact Lenses
- Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Service
- Housing Expense Assistance
- Information and Referral
- Prescription Expense Assistance
- Tax Preparation Assistance
- Utility Assistance
Oak Hill United Methodist Church
Address: 250 Main St E, Oak Hill, WV 25901
- Housing Ministry, we host work teams who come in during the summer months who help those who come and minister to those who need repairs on their homes.
- Free Community Meal each week at 4:30 PM
- Food Pantry Ministry is hosted the 4th Wednesday of each month, except November & December when it is on the 3rd Wednesday.
- Back Pack Ministry
- Utility Assistance is available on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS)
Address: PO Box 127, Kincaid, West Virginia 25119
Phone: 304-250-7627 (Voice and Fax) or 304-465-9732 (Voice and Fax)
SALS Building Community Center
Located in Beards Fork, WV
304-779-2772 (Voice and Fax)
SALS Historic Oak Hill School
304-465-4246 (Voice and Fax)
- New River Safe Housing– A program which provides rehabilitation to dilapidated and energy inefficient homes for low income families in economically devastated rural coalfield communities, primarily in the Fayette County part of the Central Appalachian Empowerment Zone. The work ranges from substantial rehabs to weatherization, roofing, windows, doors, and insulation. It helps establish leadership and community development.
- New Page Housing– With Youthbuild Communities from colleges, faith-based work camps, and global volunteers, SALS is constructing a new housing development for low income families in the former coal camp community of Page, West Virginia.
- Coalfield Housing– A program similar to New River Safe Housing that is primarily in the Fayette Country part of Upper Kanawha Valley Enterprise Community. It also includes work on abandoned homes obtained with tax credits through the West Virginia Neighborhood Investment Program and donations through the HUD Dollar Housing Program.
- HOME Program– As a HOME program organization, SALS constructs homes and qualifies families for Financing through the West Virginia Housing Development Fund. Certified counselors assist families in preparing and processing their applications.
- Housing Emergency Loan Program (HELP)-SALS assists income eligible families to become eligible for special loans through the West Virginia Housing Development Fund.
- Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO)-As a certified CHDO, SALS is eligible to obtain funds through the West Virginia Housing Development Fund for special projects that assist the housing programs.
- USDA-RD Rural Housing Service and SALS– SALS and USDA have a long and productive relationship with Housing Preservation Grant, Self-Help, and 502/504 Housing programs. USDA has an impressive record for building strong relationships with lenders, home builders, community development organizations, non-profits, and housing finance authorities to provide better housing for very-low, low, and moderate-income individuals in rural areas.
West Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program
Services: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families. These governments, in turn, contract with local governments and nonprofit agencies to provide weatherization services to those in need using the latest technologies for home energy upgrades.
In order to qualify for this program, you must be a resident of the state of West Virginia. Preference may be given to:
- People over 60 years of age
- Families with one or more members with a disability
- Families with children (in most states)
West Virginia 211
Services: 24 HOURS A DAY. 7 DAYS A WEEK
You are not alone. Every day hundreds of people across West Virginia turn to 211 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related.
- Counseling + Mental Health
- Crisis + Emergency
- Domestic Violence
- Emergency+ Disaster Relief
- Human Trafficking
- Jobs + Education Reentry
- Shelters + Housing + Utilities
- Substance Abuse