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. Services offered at this location include:

  • Food Pantry
  • Utility Assistance/Dollar Energy
  • Diapers/Hygiene
  • Cleaning Supplies Clothing/Household Vouchers
  • Beds for Foster Children
  • Free Medical Supplies
  • USDA Senior Food Boxes
  • Furniture Vouchers
  • Christmas Program

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. Services offered at this location include:

  • Emergency Food
  • Utility Assistance/Dollar Energy Diapers/Hygiene
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Clothing Vouchers-SC Location
  • Christmas Program

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. Services offered at this location include:

  • Utility Assistance/Dollar Energy
  • Diapers/Hygiene
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Clothing Vouchers-SC Location

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.