Housing and Homelessness

West Virginia Veterans Home

The West Virginia Veterans Home in Barboursville​, West Virginia, can serve as a convenient and comfortable home in times of need for veterans who were discharged under honorable conditions. See here for more information, or call 304-736-1027.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) believes that any Veteran who is at risk of homelessness or who is trying to exit homelessness should have easy access to programs and services. See the VA’s page on Homeless Veteran resources here​ or call the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-424-3838.

Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center

The Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC), located at 624 9th Street in Huntington, West Virginia, can provide veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with one-stop access to community-based multiagency services to promote permanent housing, health and mental health care, career development and access to VA and non-VA benefits. Call Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. for assistance. 304-429-6755.

Find a Homeless Shelter

Homeless Shelter Directory provides a list of homeless shelters in West Virginia. This list includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, and transitional housing opportunities.

Find a Food Bank

Homeless Shelter Directory provides a list of emergency food programs in West Virginia. This list includes Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries, and food banks.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

The SSVF Program was authorized by Public Law 110-387 and provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families currently in or transitioning to permanent housing. SSVF is designed to rapidly re-house Veteran families and prevent homelessness for those at imminent risk due to a housing crisis.

West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness

The WV Coalition to End Homelessness is committed to ending homelessness in West Virginia. They seek to unite service providers, state agencies, businesses, and concerned members of the community to achieve this goal. For more information, see their website here​. For immediate assistance, call the WVCEH Coordinated Entry System Intake Line at: 833-722-2014