United Way of the Ohio Valley

UNITED WAY PARTNER AGENCIES SERVING HANCOCK COUNTY

AGENCY INFORMATION

AGENCY DESCRIPTION

American Red Cross

Evelyn Miller, Executive Director

335 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-683-2438

Primarily concerned with preparing the public to face emergencies. The most widely used Red Cross programs provide relief to local residents displaced by house fires or other disasters and offer life-saving training in CPR and First Aid. Emergency services are also provided for members of the armed forces and their families.

Dukes Senior Citizens Center

Lona Kratzer, Excutive Director

315 Ridgewood Road
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-8313

Community center offering a full range of recreational, social, and personal programs for seniors.

OCTC - SkillTrain

Lindsey Kafer, Program Coordinator

4800 New Hartford Road Owensboro, KY 42303

270-686-3781

Offers private tutoring to those wishing to learn to read or improve reading skills.

Hancock County Food Pantry

Karen Flemming, Program Coordinator

415 Main Cross Street
PO Box 455
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-6664

Provides food free of charge to needy families of Hancock County.

Hancock County Help Office

Karen Fleming, Program Coordinator

200 Main Cross Street
PO Box 455
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-6664

Serves residents based on need and income; provides assistance with food, clothing, and household items and in emergencies with utilities, rent, medical bills, and homeless assistance.

Hancock Co. Senior Services - Meals on Wheels

Lona Kratzer, Executive Director

315 Ridgewood Road
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-8313

Addresses the needs of the senior population in both the home and senior center facilities. Provides nutritious meals for congregate and home bound clients. Provides recreation, health information, counseling, crime prevention education, and friendly in-home visits.

Hancock County 4-H

Lisa Hagman, Program Coordinator

1605 US Highway 60 W.
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-6618

Assists youth and adults to improve their lives through educational and personal development. Offers day camps, workshops, and community service projects.

Hancock County Family Resource Center

Lacey Mosby, Program Coordinator

83 State Route 3543
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-6914

Helps to support and strengthen families through the coordination and development of community resources.

Hawesville Senior Citizens Center

Lona Kratzer, Executive Director

315 Ridgewood Road
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-8313

Community center offering a full range of recreational, social, and personal programs for seniors.

Hospice of Western Kentucky

Janie Mahoney, Interim Director

3419 Wathens Crossing
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-926-7565

Assists terminally ill patients and their families with in-home skilled nursing; family support services; nutritional consultation; coordination of community resources; pastoral consultation and bereavement counseling.

Lewisport Senior Citizens Center

Lona Kratzer, Executive Director

315 Ridgewood Road
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-8313

Community center offering a full range of recreational, social, educational and personal programs for seniors.

Project Graduation

Laura Kessans, Program Coordinator

100 State Route 271 S.
Lewisport, KY 42351

270-927-6825

Provides an all-night event for graduating Hancock County High School Seniors for the purpose of discouraging under-age drinking and an alternative to the traditional unsupervised after graduation party.

South Hancock Senior Citizens Center

Lona Kratzer, Executive Director

315 Ridgewood Road
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-8313

Community center offering a full range of recreational, social, educational, and personal programs for seniors.

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