United Way Supported Programs & Member Agencies
American Red Cross of Northeast WV
Director - Jason Keeling
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The Northeast WV Chapter provides assistance to our military families, while also assisting those affected by disaster.
Recovery and readiness activities such as mass care, client casework and assistance to meet disaster victims' immediate needs and reduce suffering.
Health and Safety Training:
Scholarschip support for non-profit agencies to receive health and safety training workships.
Recruits volunteers, sponsors and donors to give blood at local drives to keep area hospitals stocked with life-saving blood products.
Bi-County Nutrition Program, Inc.
Executive Director - Wanda Carrico
Home-delivered meals for the elderly and disabled, congregate meals, nutrition education, and socialization for those 60 years of age and older in Harrison and Doddridge Counties.
Dedicated to helping young people reach their full potential through leadership, citizenship, and ethics.
Programs focus on comprehensive youth development, citizenship training, leadership skill development and physical fitness.
Central WV Community Action
Executive Director - Shannon Cunningham
Serves low-income families through a variety of programs that address the goal of attaining self-sufficiency. General program categories including Head Start, Kids on the Block, family mentoring, housing, rural transportation, and employment services.
Provides mentoring, free income tax preparation, budgeting and employment counseling with the ulitmate goal of economic self-sufficiency for every individual.
Affordable transportation to senior citizens, disabled, and low income individuals with a focus on providing access to medical and other essential services.
Gorilla Youth, Inc.
Executive Director - Wesley Brown
United Way supports programing that is geared toward helping at-risk youth succeed.
The program combines athletic training and tutoring, fosters increased communication
between students, teachers, and parents creating life-changing results.
Executive Director - Janniece Sleigh
Is designed to support persons with disabilities who are interested in exploring and discovering their vocational skills, employment choices, and career potential through training and employment services.
Executive Director - Carolyn Jones
Phone: 304.842.0200 or 304.366.4750
Counseling, case management services, alzheimer's care, and in-home assistance for the elderly and disabled.
Harrison County residents who are confined to their homes due to illness, accident or disablity are helped to maintain independent living through personal care, chore and homemaker services.
Professional counseling services offered to individuals, couples and families. Licensed Behavioral Health Cener located in Harrison County.
4-H Leaders Association of Harrison County
Youth Development Extension Agent - Jason Burnside
Encourages youth to take on leadership roles, promote life skills, and get involved in their community through various 4-H and youth development programs.
Executive Director - Beth Casey
Dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Executive Director - Alisha Madia
Recruit, screen, and train Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers, appointed by a judge, to be his eyes and ears and speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the court system, with the goal of timely placement in a safe, permanent home.
Executive Director - Jayne Landacre
Services for sexually abused children and their families to begin the healing process. Educating children and adults about sexual abuse prevention.
Sexual Abuse Prevention Education:
Educates adults about steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Sexual abuse prevention education for children.
Provides a comprehensive, coordinated response to abuse allegations in order to avoid duplicative interviewing. Recorded interviews become the property of the law enforcement or child protective services.
Assists non-offending parents and caregivers by providing support, education and referrals to other agencies as needed while remaining focused on the needs of the child.
Provides a safe, child-friendly environment for family visitation in child abuse/neglect cases while cameras and sound equipment allow other parties involved in the case to observe the interaction with out obstructing the family dynamics.
Executive Director - Jim Harris
A free primary care medical clinic providing care and prescription medications to income qualified uninsured adults from Harrison and Doddridge Counties.
Hope Inc. - Task Force on Domestic Violence
Executive Director - Michelle McCord
Phone: 304.624.9835 or 304.367.1100
Services and shelter for sexual assault and domestic violence victims.
Provides a 24-hour hotline, advocacy services, professional counseling, information and referral services, legal services and emergency assistance to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault in Harrison County.
Provides shelter and a safe environment to Harrison County victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their families.
Violence prevention education program in Harrison County schools and youth organizations which adresses healthy relationships, sexual harassment, bullying, bystander responsiblity and interent dangers.
PAI Support Specialist - Diane Young
Seeks equal justice for the poor, the elderly, people with disabilities, and victims of abuse.
Camp Catch Your Breath
Director - Sonny Hoskinson
United Way funding supports a week-long, overnight camp for children, ages 8-13 with asthma. The summer camp is held in July and provides a fun and educational experience for children with asthma who might not otherwise get to go to camp.
Executive Director - Linda Carte
Phone: 304.624.2424 or 800.339.9896
Care for the terminally ill and their families.
Susan Dew Hoff Memorial Clinic
Administrative Assistant - Gail Marsh
Health and dental services to the actively working poor in Harrison County.
Executive Director - Laura McMahon
Helps individuals and families grow in spirit, mind, and body through character development activities.
Director - Elinda Carson
Funds support educational nutrition programs that teach Harrison County residents how to become more self-sufficient when planning meals and feeding times.
Read, Write, Graduate!
304-326.7327 • www.harcoboe.net
Strives to increase the graduation and literacy levels in Harrison County by
expanding opportunities available to both students and caregivers in our
community during the academic year as well as the summer months.
Stars & Strides Therapeutic Equine Center
Director - Rebecca Flanagan
304.677.8130 • www.StarsAndStridesWV.com
Provides a therapeutic environment for individuals in which persons dealing
with emotional, physical, cognitive, social or psychological struggles can find
hope and healing through equine partnerships.
Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County
Director - Melissa Sinisi
304.326.7762 - www.lvhc.org
Provides education services to those seeking to improve basic reading, math, and computer skills. Trained ESL staff offer assistance to those learning English and preparing for citizenship. Learners of all ages are accepted.
Learning Options, Inc.
304.366.3722 . www.learningoptionsinc.org
Provides a vital service in our area, inspiring and teaching youth learners to develop interest and confidence in fields that will lead them to promising careers in the future. Our hands-on, educational enrichment programs provide area youth with valuable experiences in math, science, technology, the arts, and more. Our programs are offered during after school hours, on week-ends, and during summer months.
Harrison County Family Resource Network, Inc.
Director - Elizabeth Shahan
304.423.5049 . www.harrisoncountyfrn.org
Provides networking and mentoring for youth in conjunction with the Bureau for Children and Families Safe at Home Program.
Homes for Harrison
304.669.9202 or 304.623.3322 . firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission for Homes for Harrison is to end homelessness and serve those who are experiencing homelessness in Harrison County. Homes for Harrison help people experience improvements in quality of life, in the areas of health, mental health, substance abuse, and employ-ment, as a result of achieving housing.
The Arc of Harrison County
304.624.3641 - www.arc-hc.com
The purpose of The Arc is to promote opportunities and relationships for persons with developmental disabilities. The principles of integration, interdependence, empowerment, and freedom of choice are inherent principles of The Arc's mission.