The purpose of the Family Crisis Intervention Center is to advocate and support social change that will result in non-violent relationships, homes, and communities. FCIC envisions a world where everyone has the support and the right to live a safe life free of domestic and sexual violence.
As a domestic violence and rape crisis center, the Family Crisis Intervention Center provides free and confidential services to women, men, and children who are victims of domestic and sexual violence. Our catchment area includes the West Virginia Counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt, and Wood.
From July 2018 through June 2019, FCIC provided:
* 9,585.75 hours of service to 2,179 victims of domestic and/or sexual violence
* Crisis Advocacy and information and referrals to 733 hotline calls
* 4,220 total shelter nights
* 373 child visits and 1,285 child exchanges
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The Family Crisis Intervention Center has a shelter located in Wood County, WV, and houses victims of domestic and sexual violence. We are licensed for 15 beds, and offer a short-term (30 days or less) safe place for victims to reside while they prepare for living safely.
Our on-site advocates provide:
Crisis Intervention, peer counseling, information and referral, legal advocacy, emotional support, case management, transportation, group therapy, and support during a forensic exam.
Our Kids First Program has locations in Wood, Ritchie, Jackson, and Roane Counties. This program offers children a safe place for court appointed visits and exchanges with their parents, without the parents having to see eachother.
Please contact the office for a volunteer application.
Our shelter is always in need of cleaning and other supplies necessary for communal living. Please contact the office for a complete needs list. Donations are accepted during daylight hours.