Social and Emotional Supports

The list is being provided as a courtesy, for information only, and the user should understand that no assurances or guarantees regarding the providers on the list are being made by providing this list. Marion County Public Schools neither endorses, approves, nor recommends any specific provider listed below. This list is not inclusive of all community agencies, services, or organizations that provide the particular service, and the omission of an agency, service, or organization from this list does not imply disapproval. It is the responsibility of the user of this list to determine whether any of the content is of value to them and whether or not the agency, service, or organization meets their specific needs.

​COVID-19 Resources:  Talking to Children about Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Optum Emotional Support Helpline
Gov. Justice said Optum, a division of UnitedHealth  is now offering an Emotional Support helpline that is available to all West Virginians who may be experiencing anxiety or stress due to the COVID-19 crisis. The free service can be reached 24/7 at 866-342-6892.

Other Resources: 

211 Essential Community Services Assistance Helpline

Dial 211 - a free, confidential referral and information hotline that connects people from all communities and of all ages to essential health and human services they need including housing, substance abuse help, food, financial needs, etc., 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   211 is a project of the United Way. 

Community Resources

The following resources are listed for informational purposes only.  Information was gathered from various resources, including the FRN Marion County Resource Directory and is believed to be accurate.   Agencies who would like to add or update their information can contact: Sherry Copley, Curriculum Coordinator: 304-367-2100 x155 or srcopley@k12.wv.us

Community Trauma Resources

Community Substance Abuse Resources

  • HELP4WV: - 1-844-HELP4WV - a 24/7 call, chat, and text line, immediate help for any West Virginian struggling with addiction or mental health.

  • 24 Hour Crisis Hotline - West Brook Health Services: 800-579-5844   

  • Addiction Specialists: 724-437-3776 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 304-291-7918 (Morgantown)

  • Clarksburg Treatment Center: 304-622-7511

  • Chestnut Ridge Center/Hospital: 304-598-6400

  • Child Protective Services Hotline: 1-800-352-6513

  • Drug Abuse and Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-4357

  • Dr. Ronald Pearse (Psychology Center): 304-367-0232

  • Family Services of Marion County: 304-366-4750

  • Gambler's Anonymous: 1-855-222-5542

  • Marion County Health Department: 304-366-3360

  • Milan Puskar Health Right: 304-292-8234

  • ReClaim WVsupporting the physical, social-emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs of our students.

  • United Summit Center: 304-623-5661

  • Valley Health Care: 304-366-7174

  • West Virginia Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222

  • WV Drug Abuse Quit Line: 866-WV-QUITT

  • WV Prevention Resource Center: 304-293-8612

  • WV Rescue Ministries: 304-363-0300 

  • WVU Medicine Day Hospital: 304-598-6429 

  • Youth Academy: 304-363-3341  

Community Counseling and Family Services

  • BACA – Bikers against Child Abuse: 304-249-4911

  • Burlington United Methodist Family Services: 304-368-0030

  • Child Advocacy Center: 304-333-3936 

  • Child Care Resource Center: 304-366-3615

  • Community Action: 304-363-4367

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA): 304-366-4198

  • ​Dept. of Health & Human Resources: 304-368-4420

  • Dr. Ronald Pearse (Psychology Center): 304-367-0232

  • Family Services of Marion County: 304-366-4750 

  • Head Start/ Early Head Start: 304-363-3311

  • Marion County Family Resource Network: 304-366-4445 

  • Marion County Health Department: 304-366-3360     

  • Try- Again Homes: 304-363-5863

  • United Summit Center: 304-623-5661

  • ​Valley Health Care: 304-366-7174

  • WIC (women, Infants and Children): 304-366-2387

  • Youth Academy: 304-363-3341

  • Youth Advocate Program: 304-366-5832 

Community Clothing and Food Pantries

  • Central United Methodist Church: 304-366-3351

  • Community Action: 304-366-6543

  • Fairview Food Pantry: 304-449-2863

  • Mannington Food Pantry: 304-986-2147

  • Our Father’s Bread Basket: 304-534-3150

  • Salvation Army: 304-366-2601

  • Sobrania/ Soup Opera: 304-367-1098

  • Rescue Ministries: 304-363-0300

  • Rivesville United Methodist Food Pantry: 304-816-6046

  • Treverbaugh United Methodist Church: 304-278-7209

  • Wadestown Food Pantry: 304-662-6496

  • Worthington Wellness Food Pantry: 304-287-7733

  • WV Rescue Ministries: 304-363-0300

Community Disability Resources

  • American Red Cross: 304-366-2060

  • Dept. of Health & Human Resources: 304-368-4420

  • Disability Action Center: 304-366-3213

  • Dr. Ronald Pearse (Psychology Center): 304-367-0232

  • Family Services of Marion County: 304-366-4750

  • Op Shop: 304-366-5737

  • Pace Enterprises: 681-404-6635

  • Valley Health Care: 304-366-7174

  • West Virginia Advocates: 800-950-5250

  • WV Division of Rehabilitation Services: 304-367-2714

Community Emergency Resources

  • Emergency Help: 9-1-1

  • ​American Red Cross: 304-366-2060

  • Community Action: 304-363-6869

  • Dept. of Health & Human Resources: 304-368-4420

  • Fairmont Fire Department: 304-363-7620

  • Fairmont Police Department: 304-366-4200

  • Marion County Health Department: 304-366-3360

  • Marion County Sheriff’s Department: 304-367-5300

  • Poison Control Center: 800-222-1222

  • ​Suicide Prevention/ Veterans Helpline: 800-273-8255

  • WV State Police: 304-746-2100

  • WV Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: 304-558-5380

Community Emergency Shelter and Housing

  • ​Eastview Unity Apartments: 304-366-6934

  • Fairmont/Morgantown Housing Authority: 304-363-0860

  • Rural Development USDA: 304-366-2921

  • Salvation Army: 304-366-2601

  • Scotts Place: 304-366-6543

  • WV Rescue Ministries: 304-363-0300

Community Employment Services

Community Legal Services

  • ​Legal Aid: 304-296-0001 or 304-623-6649

  • Marion County Teen Court: 304-365-3805

  • 211 Essential Community Services Assistance Helpline: Dial 211

  • WV Bar Assoc. Tuesday Legal Connect: 800-642-3627

Community Medical and Prescription Services

  • Connecting Link: 304-363-4882

  • Marion County Health Department: 304-366-3360 

  • Milan Puskar Health Right: 304-292-8234

  • Salvation Army: 304-366-2601

  • Scotts Place: 304-366-6543​

  • WV Path: 1-844-451-3515 - Health care programs for families and individuals with low income and limited resources including Medicaid, WV Children's Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP), and Medicare Premium Assistance.

Community Pregnancy Resources

  • Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: 304-558-5388

  • Child Care Resource Center: 304-366-3615

  • Healthy Start/ HAPI Project: 304-293-3840

  • Marion County Family Resource Network: 304-366-4445

  • Pregnancy Resource Center: 304-363-0003

  • Right from the Start: 304-624-7979

  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children): 304-366-2387 

Community Rent Assistance

  • ​Connecting Link: 304-363-4882 (including Utility Assistance)

  • Fairmont/Morgantown Housing Authority: 304-363-0860

  • Salvation Army: 304-366-2601   (including Utility Assistance)

  • Scott’s Place: 304-366-6543  (including Utility Assistance)

Community Transportation Services

  • Connecting Link: 304-363-4882

  • Marion County Transit Authority: 304-366-8177 

Community Victim Assistance Services

  • Child Advocacy Center: 304-333-3936

  • Child Protective Services: 304-368-4420

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA): 304-366-4198

  • Hope, Inc.: 304-367-1100

  • Victim Crime Advocate Prosecutor: 304-367-5380 

Community Youth Programs

  • Boy Scouts of America: 304-366-3940

  • Boys & Girls Club of Marion County: 304-376-2627

  • Fairmont Comm. Youth Development Center: 681-758-8544

  • Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council: 681-209-5194

  • Marion County Family Resource Network: 304-366-4445

  • WVU Extension/ 4H: 304-367-2772

  • YWCA: 304-366-4480