Local Organizations


The Charleston Youth Volunteer Coalition is open to any Charleston High School student, grades 9-12, who wish to gain on-the-job experience and leadership skills while accruing community service hours. For more information please email volunteer@aboutcharleston.com or visit the Charleston Youth Volunteer Coalition page.


Charleston Youth Volunteer Coalition Membership Application Packet

Franklin County Veteran service office

The Franklin County Veteran Service Office is located at the Charleston Courthouse.  Hours are Tuesday 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.  For more information call 479-965-2272.

American Legion

The American Legion Post #8 and the Ladies Auxiliary will meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Charleston Legion Hut.

Charleston Chamber of Commerce

Meets at 12 noon the first Wednesday of each month at the Gathering Place on Logan Street for a luncheon meeting

Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of South Franklin County meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 12 noon until 1:00p.m. at Subway in Charleston. 

womens crisis hotline

Crises Center 24-hour hotline for women who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault is 1-800-359-0056.

Masonic Lodge Meeting

The Charleston Masonic Lodge #155 meets every first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge.  All members are invited.  Eat at 6:30 p.m.

charleston school board

The Charleston School Board meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00pm in the Fine Arts Building.


T.O.P.S. meetings are held every Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. at North Side Baptist Church, NE corner of Fourth and N. Greenwood.