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Local Community Partners: Youth/Children

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State
Serves at-risk youth from single-parent homes, ages 6 to 14, by matching them to adult mentors, who provide guidance and friendship.

Contact information:  Patricia A. Price, Executive Director
                                501 Fifth Avenue - Suite 3
                                Huntington, WV 25701
                                (304) 522-2191

Boys' & Girls' Clubs of Huntington
Promotes the health, social, educational, vocational and character development of disadvantaged youth ages 6 to 18 through a wide variety of activities and services.

Contact information: 520 Everett St
                                Huntington, WV 25702
                                (304) 523-5120    

Branches Domestic Violence Shelter
Provides safe shelter, counseling, support groups, court advocacy, information and referral and transportation for adult and child victims of family violence and abuse.

Contact information: Rhonda Hall, Executive Director
                               PO Box 403
                               Huntington, WV 25708
                               (304) 529-2382

Cammack Children's Center
Provides a structured therapeutic group home for 32 severely emotionally disturbed children ages 12 to 18.

Contact information:  A.G. Warnick, Executive Director
                                64 West Sixth Avenue
                                Huntington, WV 25701
                                (304) 523-3497

Child Development Academy
Provides care for children of MU students and general community ages 3 mos-5 yrs. Offers after-school program ages 6-12 yrs.

Contact information: Susan Miller, Director
                                520 22nd St.
                                Huntington, WV 25703
                                (304) 523-5803

Children's Place
Offers a richly stimulating and diverse child development program to the families of young children while they are apart during the day.

Contact information: 625 Richmond St.
                                Huntington, WV 25702
                                (304) 525-8586

Ebenezer Daycare
Offers childcare, parent education and community programs to local low income families.  Runs a pre-school and after school program Monday-Friday, in which children and young people are encouraged to grow intellectually and artistically in a family-oriented environment.

Contact information: 
                                (304) 523-2882


Golden Girl Group Home
Golden Girl is licensed to serve twenty girls from ages 12 to 21; with remarkable success serving dependent, neglected and predelinquent girls who are unable to make a successful adjustment in their natural homes or foster care homes. Our program is designed to encourage positive change and growth through a series of educational, recreational, treatment and support services in a warm, loving, and therapeutic environment.

Contact information: P.O. Box 876
                               Ceredo, WV 25507
                               (304) 453-1401

Huntington Housing Authority
The Huntington Housing Authority sponsors a number of projects geared toward engaging residents of public housing in the larger Huntington Cultural Community.  The organization sponsors several community centers, as well as projects like ART Works and YouthBuild.  ART Works is a collaboration between HHA and the Huntington Museum of Art, which involves youth residents of public housing in art projects that beautify the City of Huntington.  YouthBuild is a project that helps youth who have dropped out of High School to engage in the community by refurbishing Huntington houses. HHA also sponsors beautification events that directly impact public housing communities.  The community centers need volunteers to host recreational workshops for young people living in public housing.

Contact information:  1448 Tenth Avenue, Room 224
                                 Huntington WV, 25701
                                 (304) 529-2701  


J.W. Scott Community Center
Provides after-school and summer programs for low-income families with children ages 3 to 12 years.

Contact information: 1637 Eighth Ave.
                               Huntington, WV 25703
                               (304) 525-4861

Kiwanis Day Care Center
Provides quality developmentally age appropriate childcare for parents who work or attend school.

Contact information: 71 Washington Ave
                                Huntington, WV 25701

Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones helps kids realize their potential one step at a time

Contact information:
Stepping Stones, Inc.
                                P.O. Box 539
                                Lavalette, WV 25535
                                (304) 429-2297

TEAM for West Virginia Children
Prevents child abuse in Cabell, Wayne and Lincoln counties through educational programs, advocacy for victims in foster care and home visitation for overburdened parents.

Contact information: 625 Fourth Ave.
                               Huntington, WV 25701
                               (304) 523-9587

Time Out Services
Time Out Youth Services, a division of Southwestern Community Action Council, Inc. has been serving the community since 1977. It is the philosophy of Time Out that all children, youth and families have the potential to have full and productive lives. This is achieved by a variety of services that support the family, build resiliency and that increase the choices available for those that receive our services. Based in Huntington, Time Out serves youth and families in Cabell, Wayne, Mason, Putnam, Mingo and Lincoln Counties. 

Contact information
Pamela Dickens-Rush, Program Director
                                Time Out Youth Services

                                1431 Seventh Avenue
                                Huntington, WV 25701

                                (304) 525-7161




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