Community Services

Entrance for County Extension Office 

Pocahontas County Extension Service
Shirley Wilkins
Extension Agent (4-HY) and Extension Associate Professor

Connie Burns
Administrative Assistant

Greg Hamons
Extension Agent (ANR) and Extension Instructor

WVU Pocahontas County Extension Office
900 E. 10th Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954-1396
(304) 799-4852
FAX (304) 799-6272


Pocahontas County Family Resource Network
Laura L. Young, Coordinator
P.O. Box 3
821A Third Avenue
Marlinton, West Virginia 24954


Pocahontas County Senior Citizens, Inc.  

Physical Address:  26206 Seneca Trail
Mailing Address of Corporate Office:  POB 89  US Rt. 219 North, 
Marlinton, West Virginia  24954
Telephone:  304-799-6337
John Simmons, Executive Director  email:
Direct your questions to:  Kim Coleman, RN
                                                                         Pamela Robertson, Transportation Director

Marlinton Site:  Beth Auldridge, Site Coordinator
Green Bank Site:  Sally Lovelace, Site Coordinator
Hillsboro Satellite Group:  Lois Mamak, Coordinator
(located in Hillsboro Elementary School former cafeteria building)
 Board of Directors:
Janet Ghigo, President,   Green Bank, West Virginia
Tony Byrd,Vice President,   Green Bank, West Virginia
Barbara Shinaberry, Secretary    Marlinton, West Virginia
Joyce Varner, Treasurer     Durbin, West Virginia     
Mary Vaughan   Hillsboro, West Virginia
Bill Beard - Hillsboro, West Virginia
Jud Worth - Marlinton, West Virginia
Arnie Stewart - Green Bank, West Virginia
Lakie McMillion - Hillsboro, West Virginia
Shay Huffman - Hillsboro, West Virginia


Board meets 4th Friday of each month at 1:00 PM  Marlinton Senior Center



  • Congregate Meals
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Medical Transportation
  • Personal Care Programs
  • Caregiver Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

What services are provided by the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens Program?
-Personal services such as help with taxes,
Part D Medicare changes,
-Diabetes classes and information, chronic disease classes,
lood pressure monitoring, glucose monitoring, exercise programs and
ther help and information that the seniors are entitled to.

Any questions about 304-799-6337

How do I arrange meals for seniors?
Any homebound meal recipient or homemaker services needs to be evaluated:
A simple call to the Marlinton Office,
A call to either Sally Lovelace, Green Bank for meals delivered in northern Poca.
or Beth Auldridge for meals delivered in southern Pocahontas County.
Which office will arrange medical transport?
Call Pamela Alderman in the Marlinton office for medical transports.
How do I arrange homemaker services?
Call Cheryl Burks,RN in the Marlinton office for homemakers services

When do I qualify for Senior Programs?
When your family member reaches the age of 60, give us a call at 304-799-6337. 

Humane Society of Pocahontas County
410 2nd Ave Marlinton, WV 24954
Phone: (304) 799-6767