Community Links

 

This list of social, governmental, educational and cultural services available to residents of Marion County includes phone numbers and links to organizations’ websites.

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Adult Basic Education:  Marion County Adult & Community Education Center

Offers free adult basic education classes, including preparation for the GED, and other competency-based, skill-centered programmatic offerings.

                 Phone:  304-363-7323          www.mcacec.com

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees.

                 Phone: 800-333-5051           www.aawv.org

 

Child Care Resource Center

Offers daycare service referrals and financial assistance for those who are working or going to school.   Also offers referrals to anyone needing someone to look after children.

                 Phone:  304-366-3615          www.ccrcwv.org

 

City of Fairmont, West Virginia

Residents and visitors can pay utility bills online, search the city code, find maps, and get information on the city council and departments at the city's official website. 

                 Phone: 304-366-6211           http://www.cityoffairmontwv.com

 

City of Mannington, West Virginia

Find information on the City of Mannington government, ordinances and events at its official website.

                 Phone: 304-986-2700           http://www.cityofmannington.com  

 

Connecting Link

Coordinates emergency financial assistance to Marion County residents for things such as utility terminations, eviction, and medicines. Information and Referral Service helps people find needed resources and agencies in Marion County.

                 Phone:  304-363-4882          http://theconnectinglinkwv.com

 

Convention & Visitors Bureau of Marion County

Find information on Marion County that includes heritage, dining, lodging, shopping, and recreation along with a calendar of events and a podcast documentary.

Phone: 304-368-1123 or 800-834-7365  http://marioncvb.com

 

Disability Action Center

A non-profit agency serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the center offers a wide range of programs, including the Special Olympics of Marion County, to help members become independent, contributing members of society.

                 Phone:  304-366-3213          www.disabilityactioncenter.com

 

Domestic Violence Center: Hope, Inc.

HOPE, Inc. is a private nonprofit agency which offers shelter and confidential supportive services to victims of sexual assault or domestic violence and their families. HOPE provides immediate, confidential help to any victim of sexual assault or domestic violence through a 24 hour hotline.

                 Phone:  304-367-1100; 304-367-1101 (TTY only)

 

Family Services of Marion and Harrison Counties

Family Services is a nonprofit organization that provides counseling services and in-home health care. 

                 Phone:  304-366-4750           www.wvfamilyservices.org

 

Lifelong Learners

Lifelong Learners is a membership driven, non-credit continuing education program for adults interested in remaining mentally and socially active.

                 Phone: 304-367-4920              http://www.pierpont.edu/ce/personal-enrichment/lll

 

Main Street Fairmont

Information for businesses, residents and vistors on Fairmont's downtown development and the annual Feast of the Seven Fishes Festival.

                 Phone: 304-366-0468          http://www.mainstreetfairmont.org

 

Mannington Main Street

A non-profit organization working to preserve and develop the historic downtown area. Provides directory of area businesses, schools, and organizations.

                 Phone: 304-986-2037          http://www.manningtonmainstreet.org

 

Marion County, West Virginia

Find information on the county government, including the county commission and agencies, tourism, education and local events at the official Marion County government website.

                Phone:   304-367-5400          http://www.marioncountywv.com

 

Marion County Board of Education

Parents, staff and students can access information for local public schools at the Marion County Board of Education website.

               Phone: 304-367-2100             http://www.marionboe.com

 

Marion County Health Department

Provides community health education and health services to residents of Marion and surrounding counties.

                 Phone:  304-366-3360

 

Marion County Historical Society

Learn about Marion County history, the society's museum on Adams Street in Fairmont, and special events sponsored by the Marion County Historical Society.

                 Phone: 304-367-5398            http://marionhistorical.org

 

Marion County Senior Center Home Meal Program

Delivers nutritious meals to homebound senior citizens.

                 Phone:  304-366-8779           www.marionseniors.org

 

Meals on Wheels

Delivers lunch Monday-Friday to homebound residents of the City of Fairmont and immediate surrounding area who are unable to prepare their own meals.  Cost is $2.50/day; financial sponsorships available.  Special diets can be accommodated.

                 Phone:  West Side - 304-363-2567, East Side - 304-363-2938

 

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Braille materials and recorded materials are loaned free to state residents who are unable to read or use standard print due to impairment, visual or physical, or reading disability.

                 Phone: 1-800-642-8674 or 304-558-4061         http://www.librarycommission.wv.gov/services/specialservices/

 

North Central West Virginia Community Action Association

Provides low-interest home loans to assist with home purchase or repair, a weatherization program to assist low-income families in reducing their heating and cooling costs, emergency shelter for homeless individuals and families at Scott Place, and Early Head Start and Head Start programs to promote children’s readiness for school.

                 Phone: 304-363-2170             www.ncwvcaa.org

 

Prickett's Fort Foundation

Learn about Marion County frontier history, the living history museum and seasonal events at Prickett's Fort State Park near Fairmont.

                 Phone:  304-363-3030            http://prickettsfort.org

 

Scott  Place

Provides emergency shelter to individuals and families.

                 Phone:  304-366-6543

 

Sobrania Soup Opera

Provides lunchtime meals 365 days a year to anyone in the community, along with emergency food once a month.  Offers hygiene products, baby products, school supplies, and used clothing to anyone in need, together with laundry and shower facilities 3 days a week.

                 Phone:  304-367-1098

 

State of West Virginia

Official site of the State of West Virginia; includes information for residents, visitors and businesses.  Searchable.

                 http://wv.gov

 

United States Government

Home page of the United States Government's Official Web Portal for all government transactions, services and information.

                 http://us.gov

 

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

WVDHHR administers programs that benefit the citizens of West Virginia, including but not limited to children’s health insurance (WV CHIP), family assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, and Women Infants and Children (WIC).

                 Phone:  304-363-3261          http://www.wvdhhr.org/

 

West Virginia Rescue Ministries, Inc.

Provides 3 meals a day to anyone in the community, together with emergency shelter for individuals and families and a recovery program.

                 Phone:  304-363-0300

 

West Virginia Birth to Three

A no cost service that works with families to help their children with developmental delays and or disabilities grow and learn, from birth up to the day before their third birthday.

                Phone:  800-642-9704

 

West Virginia 211

211 supplies callers with information and referrals to human services for everyday needs and in times of crisis.  Callers are referred to local agencies that provide various types of assistance, including but not limited to food banks and shelters, rent and utility assistance, drug and alcohol intervention and counseling, Meals on Wheels, job training, home health care and Head Start.  This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

               Phone: 211                        http://www.wv211.org