Social Services

Heart + Hand provides basic needs assistance and services for low income residents of our service areas. Kanawha County service area: South Charleston, St. Albans, Tornado, Dunbar, Institute, Alum Creek, and Davis Creek. Applicants meet with a caseworker at our South Charleston office to identify solutions to their basic needs. We take a mobile office to Chesapeake City Hall to assist residents of the Riverside High School district every Friday. We provide weekend food bags for South Charleston Middle School students that might not have enough to eat on weekends.

Putnam County service area: all of Putnam County benefits from the convenience of our office located at the Winfield United Methodist Church. Right next to the Putnam County DHHR.

Our offices are Dollar Energy application sites for anyone that qualifies. Those from outside our service area may call 211 for WV Information and Referral.

The social services that we offer include:

  • Utility or rent assistance
  • Clothing vouchers
  • Nonskid shoes or steel toe boots needed for employment
  • Diapers and baby needs
  • Food pantry