Guyan Valley, WV Center

Phone: 304-732-7621

Email: gro.e1544832920mohps1544832920a@yel1544832920laVna1544832920yuGVW1544832920

Physical Address:  7595 R.D. Bailey Highway, Brenton, WV 24818 (map)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASPGuyanValley

Travel Tip: If your GPS is having a hard time registering the address, try the Brenton Fire Department instead. Guyan Valley is right next door.

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2018/2019 Fellows (left to right): Maggie DeWeese, Volunteer Coordinator; Kenny Reeb, Center Director; Becky Freese, Finance Coordinator

Center Information

Type: ASP-owned Facility

 

Sleeping Quarters: Air Conditioned Facility. Volunteers will sleep in rooms with bunk beds. You will need to bring pillows and sleeping bags

 

Cafeteria/Kitchens: Standard kitchen and cafeteria

 

Shower Situation: Divided showers are available in each bathroom.

 

Recreation Space: There is a large yard in the front of the building with plenty of room to play. There is also a river that runs behind the center, not intended for swimming.

 

Closest Medical Facility: Pineville Clinic

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About the Community

One-page fact sheet about the county

 

History of ASP in the County: We first operated out of the Guyan Valley facility in 1996 after acquiring the building from the school board. The building was originally built in 1950.  In addition to our year-round center at Guyan Valley in Wyoming County, we have also operated a summer center in the eastern part of the county for many years.

 

County Seat: Pineville, WV

 

Terrain: 500 square miles of mountainous terrain

 

Population: 21,763

 

Major Employers: Coal companies, Wyoming County Board of Education, other community resources and retail.

 

Per Capita Income: $19,000

 

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 22%

 

Interesting Facts: The county was named for the Delaware Indian word meaning “large plains.”