Guide to Resources in Beckley

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Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Guide to Resources in Beckley

Resources for Youth in the Beckley, WV area

The SYSC Resource Guide links you to services and programs in your community that supports health, wellness, and overall well-being. These resources are intended to help in building a network that will enable and empower you to become a Stronger Youth and help us to create a Stronger Community.  We hope that you will engage them as needed and share these contacts with friends, family, neighbors, and peers as tools to address the various challenges that you and others may face today or in the future.

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ICON Organization Name Services Offered Weblink
Children's Home Society of West Virginia The Children's Home Society offers adoption, children and family services, foster care, and shelters.
WV Dept of Ed, Office of Diversion and Transition Programs The Department of Education’s Office of Diversion and Transition Programs provides educational services to over 6,000 juveniles and adults in residential and other state operated facilities.
WV Dept of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Behavioral Health DHHR is comprised of the Bureau for Behavioral Health; Bureau for Child Support Enforcement; Bureau for Children and Families; Bureau for Medical Services; Bureau for Public Health; Office of Inspector General; and West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program (WV CHIP)
The Salvation Army The Salvation Army offers youth programs such as Girl Guards and Sunbeams, Adventure Corps, outdoor living, music programs, and jr. league of Mercy.
YMCA of Beckley-Raleigh County The YMCA offers programs for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility
Legal Aid WV Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV) is the state's primary provider of civil legal aid and advocacy services.
Raleigh County Community Action Association RCCAA Housing Programs are aimed at eliminating homelessness through rental assistance, re-housing assistance, housing search and placement, and case management.
UMWA Career Center There are training opportunities available through our Mining Technology and Training Center that are available for coal companies, contractors to the coal industry, government agencies that relate to the mining industry and for those in need of new miner training and annual refresher training.
Workforce WV Career Center WorkForce West Virginia is a state government agency funded through the U.S. Department of Labor that oversees the state unemployment insurance program as well as a network of workforce development services designed to provide West Virginia's citizens and employers the opportunity to compete in today’s competitive global economy.