Category: Did You Know?

Disaster Distress Helpline

If you or someone you know has been affected by a disaster and needs immediate assistance, please call this toll-free number for information, support, and counseling. You will be connected to the nearest crisis center.   Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 or Text TalkWithUs to 66746          TTY  – 1-800-846-8517 Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are…
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Federal Payments Go Paperless March 1, 2013

The Treasury Department is phasing out paper check payments and requiring federal benefit recipients to get their money electronically. You can choose to get your payments by direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card account. Everyone who receives Social Security, SSI, or other federal benefit…
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WV Safe Schools Helpline

Is your child being harassed by a student or teacher? Is your friend planning on taking a gun to school? Is your child’s teacher under the influence of alcohol? Do you know a student who is selling drugs at school? If so then you need to call 1-866-SAFEWVA  (1-866-723-3982) The Safe School Helpline is a…
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iCanConnect WV – assistance for Deaf and Blind

West Virginia Assistive Technology Systems (WVATS) and West Virginia SenseAbilities are pleased to announce the establishment of iCanConnect West Virginia, a program established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to distribute a wide array of assistive technology to people with combined hearing and vision loss who require special equipment to make a phone call, send…
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