Welcome to DAYMARK.org
For more than thirty-five years, DAYMARK as been serving youth and families within the Greater Kanawha Valley and all of West Virginia. DAYMARK was founded in 1974 by the Junior League, the First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, and the Kanawha County Commission. Although the agency has grown, its original mission has stayed the same: to give any youth in crisis an opportunity to realize his or her potential for a successful and productive future by advocating for and providing a safety net including shelter, guidance and education.
DAYMARK operates three programs. Patchwork is a runaway, homeless, and crisis shelter for youth ages 12+. Turning Point is a group home for older adolescents which provides independent living skills in a homelike atmosphere. New Connections offers a variety of support groups, an Education classroom, job readiness training as well as an Independent Living program with on site apartments for youth.
If you are interested in supporting DAYMARK with your time or resources, please contact the DAYMARK office at (304) 340-3675. A staff person will answer your questions, add you to the mailing list, and let you know of any upcoming events that may be of interest to you.
All of DAYMARK's programs are voluntary and are available to youth regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, disability, or sexual orientation.
Donor support is welcome to ensure continuing quality programs and serve our community's youth. Make your gift of support to:
For more information call (304) 340-3675.
Gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law.