SSAC Community Partners


 Partner through the C.M. Lewis, S.J., Appalachian Institute
 Within a 20 minute walk from campus

Advocacy and Awareness
These agents for change don't simply meet the surface needs of people; they address the root causes of problems. Ideal for students interested in social justice and political science.

Center for Coalfield Justice 
Chesapeake Energy 
Harmony House
Faith Communities Together (FaCT, Fracing Awareness) 
FracTracker 
Marshall County Family Resource Network
Ohio County Family Resource Network
Sexual Assault Help Center
Wheeling Human Rights Commission
Wheeling Water Warriors 
Wheeling YMCA


Community Development and Donations
If you have donated your old clothes and now want to see them given to people in need, you're in the right place! These nonprofits specialize in funding and building to help our region.

Appalachian Outreach, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity -- Wheeling Area
House of the Carpenter, Inc.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
United Way of Upper Ohio Valley, Inc.

Drop-In Centers and Kitchens
How would you manage without knowing where to find your next meal and bed? Students serve those experiencing homelessness or simply seeking a hot meal and friendship

Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center
Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless
Marian House
Salvation Army
Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling

Environment and Animal Rights
Green thumbs and hearts are welcome! Come here to promote healthy ecology, gardening and care for animals.

East Wheeling Community Gardens
Marshall County Animal Center
Ohio County Animal Center
Schrader Center at Oglebay Park
South Wheeling Community Gardens
Community Gardens 

Health, and Elderly Care
Compassion for others in one of your biggest values and you want to share in the joyful presence of others. Ideal for those in the health sciences.

American Red Cross
Central Blood Bank
Faith in Action Caregivers, Inc. 
Family Services of the Upper Ohio Valley
Good Shepherd Nursing Home 
Mount St. Joseph Assisted Living
Northwood Health Systems
Petroplus Towers 
Seeing Hand Association, Inc.
Welty Home 
Wheeling Health Right
Wheeling Hospital

Older Children, and Education
Children are our future and you want to help shape that future. These nonprofits form children in grade, middle and high schools to be healthy, educated and prepared for life.

Augusta Levy Learning Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ohio County
Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley
Florence Crittenton Services, Inc.
Laughlin Memorial Chapel
Marshall County Youth Club
North Wheeling Youth Center
Northern Regional Juvenile Detention Center
Wheeling Middle School
Youth Services System

Young Children and Family
Who doesn't love kids? These organizations mostly serve the under-five group as well as families looking for a leg up. Smiles are unavoidable when serving snacks or helping out Mom.

Birth to Three
Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center 
Gabriel Project 
Holy Family Childcare & Development Center 
Kings' Daughters Childcare Center
Northern Panhandle Head Start