McDowell County, WV Center

After several years, we are so excited to be back in McDowell County starting a new relationship with School for Life!

Contact Info

Phone
423-609-5666
Email
WVMcDowell@asphome.org
Physical Address
School for Life, 97 Coaldigger Street, Gary, WV 24836
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Meet the Summer Staff

Left to Right: Johannes Bonwetsch (Center Director), Kamran Payman (Finance Coordinator), Hannah Hutcheson (Operations Coordinator), Sarah Grosick (Volunteer Coordinator), Claire Nowak (Ministries Coordinator)

Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: This is a previous school that we will use non air-conditioned gymnasium and classrooms.

Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a school cafeteria.

Showers: There are some indoor showers and we will also bring a portable outdoor shower unit.

Recreation Space: There is some outdoor space. A portion of the gymnasium, as well as the cafeteria can be used for indoor recreation space.

Closest Medical Facility: Bluefield Regional Medical Center, 500 Cherry St, Bluefield, WV 24701

About the Community

One-page fact sheet on the county

Population: 16,688

Terrain: Mountainous

County Seat: Welch, WV

Major Employers: mining, agriculture, school systems

Per Capita Income: $15,150

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 33%

Interesting Facts: McDowell County is the Southern-most county in the state of West Viriginia is widely known for the history of coal mining and production in the area.

Check out the McDowell County tourism site to learn about how to #meetmcdowell.

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