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YWCA Resolve Family Abuse Program offers 24/7 shelter, a crisis hotline and emergency intervention for victims of domestic violence. Providing services for the entire family in Kanawha, Clay and Boone counties, YWCA Resolve also offers case management, court advocacy, counseling, support groups, safety planning, monitored parent-child visitation/exchange, programs for children, and teen dating safety. Licensed by the West Virginia Family Protection Services Board, our mission is to eliminate domestic violence through leadership, education, empowerment and community collaboration.


24-hour Domestic Violence Crisis Lines:

Charleston calling area: 304.340.3549

Toll-free: 800.681.8663 


Administrative number: 304.340.3573

Boone County office: 304.369.4189 

Clay County office: 304.587.7243   


Teen Dating Awareness Program: 304.342.6228


Individual and Group Counseling: 304.340.3549


Monitored Visitation & Exchange Center for parents and children:

To schedule an appointment call: 304.414.0016

We are open Friday 5:30-7:30, Saturday 10:00-4:00, and Sunday 9:00-5:00.

**Please allow up to 48 hours for someone to return your call. 

National Sexual Assault Hotline:

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Call toll free: 1-800-656-HOPE

If you are in need of a crisis center, please go to West Virginia Foundation For Rape Information & Services.


YWCA Alicia McCormick Homes are ten transitional housing apartments for women and children who are moving toward independent lives after overcoming homelessness due to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence or stalking. This innovative program offers up to 24 months of housing and support services. It is the Kanawha Valley’s first transitional housing program for women and their children and is assisted with revenue generated by the YWCA Past & Present Gently Used Clothing Store.


YWCA Alicia McCormick Homes

1426 Kanawha Blvd., East  |  Charleston, WV 25301

Human Trafficking Awareness Resources

YWCA Charleston serves on the WV Human Trafficking Task Force.


If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911.

National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888
Text “INFO” or “HELP” to “BeFree”: (233733)

WV State Police Missing Children Clearinghouse: 1-800-352-0927

WV Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1-800-352-6513

More resources:

The Polaris Project

Myths and misconceptions about human trafficking 


Blue Campaign materials (including educational videos, posters, brochures)


Youth-oriented materials and awareness curriculum

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