Service Updates

  • Mobile Library is unavailable due to mechanical issues; staff will report to usual stops for pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Riverside Public Library is closed until Oct. due to renovations at the Riverside High School facility.
  • Glasgow Branch Library is closed until further notice due to building maintenance.
  • West Virginia Book Festival is virtual for 2021, and in-person events are canceled. Visit wvbookfestival.org for more info.

Community Resources

Resource Type

Brookside Women's and Children's Shelters

Residential program for young, at-risk and abused single mothers and their children, as well as expectant single mothers.

Connect Child Care Resource & Referral

Determines eligibility for government-subsidized child care, recruits child care providers, and trains and educates child care providers.

Covenant House

Provides clothing, food pantry, mail service, phone, laundry facilities, shower facilities, and help with obtaining documents like photo ID.

Crossroads Men's Shelter

Provides shelter and 3 hot meals a day. The shelter has a maximum capacity of 76.

Department of Motor Vehicles

Licenses and ID cards, commercial licenses, driver's tests, insurance and registration information,

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Forms to apply for disaster assistance.

Goodwill Career Training

Find resources to explore career options and prepare for your next job, no matter your level of experience.

Goodwill Industries Thrift Stores

Used furniture, clothing, books, toys, etc.

Habitat for Humanity Restore

Donated building materials and home items are re-sold at the ReStore to raise money for the construction of Habitat houses in Kanawha Co.

Hansford Center

Provides food, activities, and exercise for those over age 60. Offers transportation services.

Health Right

The mission of WV Health Right is to provide quality medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and health education services to those who need help.

Healthy Grandfamilies

Healthy Grandfamilies is a free initiative led by West Virginia State University to provide information and resources to grandparents who are raising one or more grandchildren.

Heart & Hand Thrift Store South Charleston

This thrift store provides an affordable retail alternative for the community.

Kanawha County Clerk's Office

Voter's registration, absentee voting, deeds, liens, birth certificates, marriage licenses, death certificates,

Kanawha County Schools

Kanawha County Schools (KCS) is the largest school system in West Virginia. The district serves over 28,000 students.

Kanawha Valley Senior Services (KVSS)

Operates Tiskelwah Senior Center, offers senior computer training, exercise, activities for seniors. Transportation available.

Legal Aid of West Virginia

Provides civil legal services, behavioral health advocacy, and long-term care and eldercare legal assistance.

LIEAP Home Energy Assistance

Assists eligible households with the cost of home heating through direct cash payments or payments to utility companies on their behalf.