Social Services

Heart + Hand provides basic needs assistance and services for low-income residents of our service areas.

Kanawha County Service Area residents from 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.

Putnam County Service Area all of Putnam County benefits from the convenience of our office located at the Winfield United Methodist Church. Located next to the Putnam County DHHR.

Upper Kanawha Valley Service Area residents may receive services over the phone or in-person at our South Charleston office. This includes all of the Riverside High School area.

All of 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.

We provide weekend food bags for South Charleston Middle School students that might not have enough to eat on weekends.

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 in service area
  • Furniture and Household vouchers