North Central West Virginia Community Action



1304 Goose Run Road
Fairmont, 26554


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free income tax preparation services to low to moderate-income people and assists eligible individuals in securing the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a credit available to many working families in West Virginia.

Homeless Services and Prevention are provided by North Central WV Community Action!€™s two homeless services shelters: Scott Place Homeless Shelter in Fairmont, and the Randolph County Homeless Shelter in Elkins. Both facilities are committed to providing a safe, sanitary, and cost-effective means of sheltering individuals and families who have little or no means of support. Individuals and families at both shelters receive one-on-one case management services beginning with a needs assessment. North Central is also working to develop new and progressive programs in order to develop a true continuum of care in addressing the needs of the homeless including homeless prevention, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, low-income rental housing and case management to formally homeless individuals and families. Transitional, supportive, and case management programs are provided to homeless veterans.

Contact Information:

Scott Place Homeless Shelter
215 Scott Place
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: (304) 366-6543
Fax: (304) 363-6103

Randolph County Homeless Shelter
938 S. Davis Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
Phone: (304) 636-5193
Fax: (304) 637-4718

On-site Systems Loan Program (OSLP) The On-site Systems Loan Program (OSLP) provides low-cost financing for the elimination of non-point source pollution sites and to facilitate the connection to publicly owned treatment facilities. The OSLP program provides a low interest loan to fund repairs or replacement of existing on-site septic tank problems or costs of connecting to new sewer systems once they become available. Home Aeration Units (above ground) do not qualify for the program.

Weatherization works to reduce the heating and cooling cost for low-income families (particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, and families with children) by improving the energy efficiency of their homes and ensuring health and safety. Weatherization reduces energy costs through energy-efficient measures such as insulating attics, sidewalls, water tanks, water lines, ductwork, and performing air sealing measures. Trained Service Specialists replace or repair heating systems with the highest efficiency equipment available.

Emergency Assistance Provides financial assistance to obtain food, utilities, medications and gasoline. Low Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP) application assistance provided. Also provides repair or replacement of heat source via Emergency Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP).

Affordable Housing provided via rental unitsto provide low-i9ncome families with safe, clean and affordable housing.

Other services offered include a Garden Program which provides funds to purchase garden supplies or loan of supplies depending on the office; and a turkey voucher on the holidays; smoke detector check and replacement program in Marion County.

Address Listings

Business (Primary)

1304 Goose Run Road
Fairmont, 26554




Provider Service Area

  • WV

    Preston (serves entire county)

  • Barbour (serves entire county)

    Greenbrier (serves entire county)

    Harrison (serves entire county)

    Marion (serves entire county)

    Monongalia (serves entire county)

    Pocahontas (serves entire county)

    Randolph (serves entire county)

    Taylor (serves entire county)

    Tucker (serves entire county)

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