Guide to Services G - L

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Guide to Services (G - L)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Select the First Letter of the word from the List Above to jump to the appropriate section of the Services Guide.

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Garbage Disposal
(See Convenience Centers and Can Sites)
(See also Landfill)
 
Genealogy
Wise County Genealogical Research Site - Part of the VAGen Web Project
Wise County Historical Society
    (276) 328-6451
Circuit Court Clerk
    (276) 328-6111
 
Geographical Information System (GIS)
Wise County, with the assistance of Anderson & Associates of Blacksburg VA, has developed a Web based Geographical Information System (GIS).
Wise County GIS Online
Wise County GIS Department
    (276) 328-7110
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Hand Gun/Concealed Weapon Permits
Applications for concealed weapon permits.
Circuit Court Clerk
    (276) 328-6111
 
Hazardous Waste Disposal (Household)
Annually, usually in May, Wise County holds a Hazardous Waste Roundup for hazardous/toxic household waste products including oil-based paint; pesticides; cleaning fluids or other chemicals; old household or automobile batteries; and other potentially toxic materials. 
County Administrator - Litter Control
    (276) 328-1000
 
Health Department
Provides a coordinated, prevention-oriented programs that promote and protect the health of all county citizens.
Services: prenatal care; pregnancy testing/birth control services; STD/HIV screenings; pediatric-child health (well child care 0-5 years old); immunizations/vital statistics; communicable disease surveillance; environmental health/dental services; Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program; and school health.
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
 
Hepatitis Vaccine
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
 
Historical Society
Wise County Historical Society
    (276) 328-6451
 
HIV/AIDS
Testing, medical case management, medication assistance, emergency financial assistance including rent, utility and mortgage assistance, medical follow-up and weekly support group for HIV-infected individuals.
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
 
Horticulture
Extension Service
    (276) 328-6194
 
Hospitals (Chamber of Commerce Listings)
There are three well-equipped, modern hospitals in the Wise County area.
Norton Community Hospital - Norton, Va.
    (276) 679-9600
Mountain View Regional Medical Center - Norton, Va.
    (276) 679-9100
Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital - Big Stone Gap, Va.
 
House Numbers
To obtain a house number for a new or existing home.
County Administrator - E-911 Mapping Technician
    (276) 328-7119
 
Housing (Affordable)
ONLINE SEARCH
ApartmentGuide.com
    Online inventory of multifamily apartments.
ApartmentList.com
    Free resource to help find housing.
Zumper
    Free map-based search for home & apartment rentals with real-time updates.
    Sort listings by price, number of bedrooms, cat friendly, dog friendly, pet friendly, and time posted.
REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY
Big Stone Gap 
    (276) 523-4788
Norton 
    (276) 679-0020
Wise 
    (276) 395-6104
RENTAL ASSISTANCE
Wise County Rental Assistance
    (276) 395-6507
RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
USDA - Rural Development Housing Service
    (276) 889-4650 (Lebanon office)
 
Hunter Safety Classes
Game and Inland Fisheries
    (276) 783-4860 - Region III Office, Marion Virginia
Virginia Hunter Safety Education
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Immunization Program
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
 
Income Taxes
No local income taxes are assessed by Wise County or the incorporated towns within.  There are both Federal and State (Virginia) income tax assessments.
ASSISTANCE (State)
Free assistance in completing state income tax forms for county citizens.
Commissioner of Revenue
    (276) 328-3556
TAX FORMS
Federal - Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
State - Virginia Dept. of Taxation
 
Infant Programs
BABY CARE PROGRAM
Nursing intervention for Medicaid clients with maternity or child health problems.
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
Influenza Vaccination
October through December only.
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
Information
General County Information
Chamber of Commerce
    (276) 679-0961
County Administrator
    (276) 328-2321
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Jail
Housing offenders serving sentences of one year or less, and those suspected of crimes and are awaiting trial.
Southwest Regional Jail Authority (Duffield)
   5251 Boone Trail Rd
   Duffield, VA 24244
   (276) 431-8000
 
Jobs
EMPLOYMENT
 
Jury Duty / Juror Information
General jury service information
 
Juvenile Detention Center
Provides secure detention care for juveniles (up to 18 years of age) charged with offenses in the State of Virginia.  Serves Planning Districts 1 through 5.
Highlands Juvenile Detention Center - 2105 Shakesville Rd., Bristol VA
    (276) 466-7800
 
Juvenile Probation
Juvenile Court Service Unit, 30th District
To reduce juvenile delinquency by providing services, programs and policies that advocate for the needs of youth and their families; assist the community in preventing juvenile delinquency; divert from the juvenile system those whose needs are more appropriately met elsewhere; promote rehabilitation of youth; and protect the people of the community from crime.  Provide juvenile probation services and parole information.
    (276) 328-2141 or (276) 328-2151
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Landfill
SOLID WASTE LANDFILL - 5401-B Kent Junction Rd., Norton VA
Located in the Blackwood area between Norton and Appalachia on Kent Junction Road.  All commercial waste, building materials and large loads of household waste (in excess of one pickup truck load) must be disposed of at the county landfill.  Open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
County Administrator - (Public Works)
    (276) 328-2321
    (276) 679-0515 (Blackwood Landfill)
 
Lead Screening and Education
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
 
Libraries
LONESOME PINE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM 
Has four (4) public branches located within Wise County.
Wise County Public Library - Wise, Virginia
    (276) 328-8325
C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library - Big Stone Gap, Virginia
    (276) 523-1334
Coeburn Community Library - Coeburn, Virginia
    (276) 395-6152
J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library - St. Paul, Virginia
    (276) 762-9702
JOHN COOKE WILEY LIBRARY 
Located on the campus of the University of Virginia's College at Wise - Wise, Virginia.
    (276) 328-0150
 
Licenses
CONTRACTOR'S (Certification) LICENSE
Information and Regulations regarding Certification and Licensure
VA Dept. of Professional & Occupational Regulation - Board of Contractors
    (804) 367-8511
Forms & Applications
    Contractors, Tradesmen Licensure - (Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Gas-Fitting)
DOG LICENSE
Dog tags are due and payable by January 1st and not later than January 31st of each year.  A current rabies certificate is required.
Treasurer
    (276) 328-3666
MARRIAGE LICENSE

Circuit Court Clerk
    (276) 328-6111
 
Litter Awareness
County Administrator - Litter Control
    (276) 328-1000
Keep Wise County Beautiful
    (276) 328-1000
 
Low-Income Citizens Services
CHILD DAY CARE
Social Services
   (276) 328-8056
FOOD STAMPS
Social Services
   (276) 328-8056
HEALTH SERVICES
Health Department
    134 Roberts Ave, SW
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8000
HOUSING
Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Big Stone Gap 
    (276) 523-4788
Norton 
    (276) 679-0020
Wise 
    (276) 395-6104
Rental Assistance
Wise County Rental Assistance
    (276) 395-6507
MEDICAID
Social Services
   (276) 328-8056
SERVICES TO FAMILIES
Helps families achieve self-support or increased self- sufficiency within potential.
Services: financial assistance; emergency needs; food stamps; fuel assistance; Medicaid; Temporary Aid to Needy Families; counseling; information and referral; employment services; day care; child protective services and foster care.
Social Services
   (276) 328-8056
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