BECKLEY, W.V. (LOOTPRESS) – Recently, the Raleigh County Community Action Association reminded the communities of Raleigh County and its neighbors of its services, namely the Raleigh County Emergency Housing Center.
The Raleigh County Emergency Housing Center is a 100-bed shelter that offers free meals a day, as well as emergency housing for Raleigh, Fayette, Greenbrier, Summers, Kanawha, Monroe, Mercer, McDowell, Logan, Nicholas and Boone County. In addition to emergency shelter, the center aims to help others help themselves with assistance through case management, referral services, and crisis intervention.
“Homelessness is a major hardship affecting over half a million Americans each day,” RCCAA states on its website. “Rural communities such as Raleigh County West Virginia are not exempt from the unexpected crises and financial hardship that can leave entire families wondering where they’ll find a bed for the night. Our goals at Raleigh County Community Action Association include the elimination of homelessness, both chronic and short-term. RCCAA’s Emergency Housing Center is a homeless shelter that offers emergency shelter to 150 men, women, children, and families…
“If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, the Raleigh County Emergency Housing Center is open and serves three hot meals a day,” the RCCAA continued. “Do not weather the storm alone.”
The RCCAA’S Emergency Housing Center is located at 111 Willow Lane in Beckley. Call 304-255-9124 for more information.