United Way of the Ohio Valley

UNITED WAY PARTNER AGENCIES SERVING HANCOCK COUNTY

AGENCY INFORMATION

AGENCY DESCRIPTION

American Red Cross of Western KY

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.

Bouwlare Mission, Inc.

Leigha Taylor, Executive Director

609 Wing Avenue
Owensboro, KY 42303

270-683-8267

Boulware Mission is a shelter located in Owensboro, KY that transforms lives and strives to help displaced individuals become self-sufficient through educational programs, substance abuse treatment, and individual case management. The Mission offers long term, comprehensive services that foster positive change in the lives of adult men and women by helping to alleviate the core issues that bring them to Boulware in the first place thus allowing them to become self-sufficient individuals.

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.

Hancock County Adult Education

Jacqueline Robertson, Program Coordinator

1605 US Highway 60 W.
Hawesville, KY 42348

270-927-8066

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.

Hancock County Repair Affair

Allen Kennedy, Program Coordinator

305 Oak Road
Lewisport, KY 42351

270-927-8448

Provides necessary repairs of all kinds to as many homes that qualify. Services are provided by volunteers to elderly or disabled homeowners. Repair supplies are donated.

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

Gay Rogers, Executive 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.

OASIS (Spouse Abuse Shelter)

Shelly Nichols, Executive Director

PO Box 315
Owensboro, KY 42302

270-685-0260

A regional agency providing a safe, secure, shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Individual and group domestic violence counseling, advocacy services, drug/alcohol treatment, information, referral, and community education services are also provided.

Ohio County Equestrian, Inc.

John & Rhonda Leach, Program Coordinators

819 W. D. Leach Lane Beaver Dam, KY 42320

270 274-9650

Provides opportunities for person of all ages with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities that promote usage of skills in educational, recreational, vocational, and community domains. Programs include individual and group riding lessons; vocational & aptitude training; learning and physical wellness.

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.

The Salvation Army

Capt. Aaron Abram

215 Ewing Road
PO Box 943
Owensboro, KY 42302-0943

270-685-5576

Serves the needy with counseling and guidance; provides emergency food, clothing, and other survival items; youth recreation and character building programs after school and during the summer.

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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