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United Way of Central WV, One United Way Square, Charleston, WV 25301-1096, 304-340-3622

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Information and Referral

304-414-4405 or (800) 540-8659 Information and Referral (I & R) United Way of Central WV primarily covers services needed Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Logan and Putnam Counties. United Way's I & R is available Monday-Thursday 8-4pm and Friday 8-2pm.

211 is the WV Information and Referral line. The Statewide Information and Referral number is staffed 24/7.

These are numbers you may call if you are looking for services to help you with Depression, Suicide, and other problems.

If your thinking about suicide or harming yourself intentionally or have done so unintentionally call 911 or go to your nearest Hospital Emergency Department.

The I & R numbers do not provide direct assistance, the staff will assist you in finding the best services available to meet your needs. Their services are free, fast, and confidential.

National Hotlines

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

The Aspen Project of WV
The Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (ASPEN) Project. Provides a comprehensive base support for sustainability of suicide awareness, prevention and early intervention efforts.
Kristin Brooks Hope Center 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
The Kristin Brooks Hope Center was created to help those in crisis find help and hope immediately. The site and her story gives you a raw, personal glimpse into depression, and how it affects those around you. In addition, you will find the only clear, step-by-step path for you to follow out of the darkness. There is hope and you can feel happy again! If you need to speak with someone right now call! More information at:
The Trevor Lifeline 866-488-7386
Trained counselors are there to support you 24/7. If you are a young person who is in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call The Trevor Lifeline now at 866-488-7386. It's free and confidential. [U.S. CALLS ONLY]
GLBT National Hotline 1-888-843-4564
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline serves callers of all ages (Youth & Adult). Peer-counseling, information and local resources. More info at:
GLBT National Youth Talkline 1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Youth Talkline is youth serving youth through age 25. Peer counseling, informative and local resources. More info at:
GLBT Online Peer-Support Chat
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Chat connects you one-to-one for instant messaging (IM) with a peer-counselor volunteer.