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Branches Domestic Violence Shelter 
P.O. Box 403 
Huntington, WV 25708 

Email: info@branchesdvs.org

Phone: 304-529-2382

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Branches is thrilled to announce the opening of our second emergency shelter. This shelter is located in Putnam County and will provide desperately needed additional services for victims fleeing domestic violence. Today is the culmination of many years of hard work by Branches staff, the Putnam County Stop team, community members, and volunteers who shared our vision and provided crucial aid and resources. 

Board of Directors Bulletin

February 19, 2020 

A huge thank-you to all the community volunteers and Board members that came out or donated  to help us celebrate Galentine's Day with our residents!  We were able to provide snacks, punch, and pizza as well as hair styling, nail polishing, and card-making, and a few self-care themed games. 

January 30, 2020

Branches staff launched a community wide donation drive for spring cleaning products in our Winter 2020 Newsletter.  Please e-mail Sara, blevins@branchesdvs.org, if you did not receive our latest newsletter in your inbox or would like a digital copy of the full-size donation drive flyer. 

January 23, 2020

Branches staff is proud to be alongside The West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Fairness West Virginia at the 2020 All Kinds Are Welcome Here Civil Liberties Lobby Day! We are always proud to serve anyone experiencing domestic violence

January 17, 2020

Branches will partner with The Cabell-Huntington-Wayne Continuum of Care to conduct the annual Point In Time Count beginning at 4am on Wednesday, January 29th. Volunteers and CoC staff will be looking for and collecting demographic information on persons experiencing homelessness in Cabell and Wayne Counties  Additionally, we have 5 staff assisting w/ the CW-CoC PIT Count & 2 assisting w/ the Kanawha Valley Collective PIT Count.  Also, we have 2 staff members, Amber Ross & Amanda McComas, actually organizing the CW-CoC PIT Count!

January 16, 2020

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Branches took this opportunity to provide two trainings on how to spot the signs of trafficking and appropriate response from service providers in two of our outreach counties, Mason and Putnam.  As a result of this successful training, Branches has been invited to provide additional training to United Way of Central WV and their warming station volunteers. 

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