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Community Resources Crisis Hotlines

WorkForce West Virginia provides assistance to individuals seeking employment. We work with employers to identify local job openings so that we can assist individuals in getting back to work or help them obtain a better job. We can also assist individuals with career exploration, job hunting tips and techniques that include resumes, preparing for job interviews, and analyzing the local labor market.

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Formed in 1977, Potomac Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) provides deviated fixed route and demand response public transportation services to residents throughout Hampshire, Hardy, Grant, Mineral and Pendleton Counties. PVTA seeks to improve the quality of life for its riders by offering safe, convenient and affordable public transportation services.

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Jobs & Hope West Virginia is the state’s comprehensive response to the substance use disorder crisis. Established by Governor Jim Justice and the West Virginia Legislature, this program offers support through a statewide collaboration of agencies that provide West Virginians in recovery the opportunity to obtain career training and to ultimately secure meaningful employment.

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The Potomac Highlands Guild aspires to provide a standard of excellence in behavioral health, addiction treatment, and community support programs that will enhance the quality of life, as well as inspire and empower individuals to develop hope and direction in a supportive, caring, and compassionate environment.
The Potomac Highlands Guild is committed to promoting understanding and education within the community and collaborating with other agencies to provide the best possible services and resources to our consumers residing in the eastern West Virginia counties of Pendleton, Hampshire, Mineral, Hardy, and Grant.

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The Collateral Consequences Resource Center is a non-profit organization established in 2014 to promote public engagement with the myriad issues raised by the legal restrictions and societal stigma that burden people with a criminal record long after their criminal case is closed.  Situated at the intersection of the academic and advocacy communities, the Center provides a variety of research and practice materials aimed at legal and policy advocates, courts, scholars, lawmakers, and those most directly affected by criminal justice involvement.  It also provides news and commentary about this dynamic area of the law.

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WVARR envisions that all persons in recovery from addiction have access to the recovery supports they need to achieve their goals and live rewarding and fulfilling lives free of stigma. The mission of WVARR is to ensure and promote access to safe, high quality recovery housing for people with substance use disorders through certification, training, technical assistance, and advocacy.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 100,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members and its 53 state and international affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.

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The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) helps high school students and adults with disabilities set work goals and develop career plans. We assist individuals, ages 14 and up, to overcome barriers so they can obtain or maintain employment. Our specially trained rehabilitation professionals can help you evaluate your skills and interests so you can succeed in the workplace. DRS rehabilitation professionals also aid West Virginia’s businesses and employers by being the leading employment resource to include or to retain people with disabilities in their workforce. 

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Catholic Charities West Virginia is the largest private provider of social services in West Virginia. Every year we provide help to tens of thousands of vulnerable West Virginians. We serve all 55 counties in West Virginia. And we serve all people, regardless of faith, family or background. Guided by God’s love, Catholic Charities collaborates with community partners, parishes and families to provide caring and compassionate services to people in need and work toward lasting and meaningful change. Home - Catholic Charities West Virginia (

Crisis Hotlines
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Crisis hotlines and resources

If you or someone you know are faced with a mental health crisis, please call the crisis hotline of the local mental health or local behavioral health authority



-Abuse and domestic violence

  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 or Lifeline Chat

  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME TO 741741

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

  • STAND! For Families Free of Violence crisis line: 888-215-5555

  • Child help National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453

  • Darkness to Light Child Sexual Abuse National Helpline: 866-367-5444

  • Stop it Now! Prevent child sexual abuse helpline: 888-PREVENT


  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline (substance abuse and mental health): 800-662-HELP (800-662-4357)

  • Partnership to End Addiction: 855-378-4373 or text CONNECT to 55753 to get one-on-one help to address your child’s substance use

  • National Problem Gambling Helpline Network: 800-522-4700

  • helpline to stop smoking: 800-784-8669


  • Contact an ADHD Specialist at CHADD: 866-200-8098

-Alzheimer’s and dementia

  • Eldercare Locator (a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging): 800-677-1116

  • Alzheimer’s Association helpline: 800-272-3900


  • Autism Society National Helpline: 800-328-8476


  • Crisis Support Services national helpline: 800-273-8255

  • Teen Line: 800-852-8336


  • Eldercare Locator (a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging): 800-677-1116

-Eating disorders

  • National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: 800-931-2237 (talk or text)

  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) eating disorders helpline: 888-375-7767


  • LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564, 800-246-7743 (Youth Talkline), or 888-234-7243 (Senior Hotline)

  • Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ youth: 866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678

  • TransLifeline: 877-565-8860

-Mental health

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI HelpLine: 1-800-950-6264 or text NAMI to 741-741

  • Crisis Support Services national helpline: 800-273-8255

  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline (substance abuse and mental health): 800-662-HELP (800-662-4357)

  • Teen Line for youth in need of support: 800-852-8336


  • Partnership to End Addiction: 855-378-4373 or text CONNECT to 55753 to get one-on-one help to address your child’s substance use

  • Crying Baby Hotline: 866-243-2229

  • Fussy Baby Warmline: 888-431-BABY (888-431-2229)

  • National Parent Helpline: 855-427-2736


  • S.A.F.E. Alternatives (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) self-harm helpline: 800-DONT CUT (800-366-8288)


  • Teen Line for youth in need of support: 800-852-8336 or text TEEN to 839863

  • Boys Town crisis hotline for girls and boys: 800-448-3000 or text VOICE to 20121

  • Thursday’s Child National Helpline for teens and young adults: 800-USA-KIDS (800-872-5437)

  • National Runaway Safeline for runaway and homeless youth, teens in crisis, and concerned family/friends: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929)


  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (Press 1)

  • Vet Center Call Center hotline for veterans and their families to talk with another combat veteran: 877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387)

  • VA's National Caregiver Support Line for veterans and their caregivers/family members: 855-260-3274


If you have any questions or in need of support, please call the provided numbers above or text 681-600-1221, thank you!

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For more information & resources please contact us at 1 (304)-359-2185 

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