United Way of the Ohio Valley

UNITED WAY PARTNER AGENCIES SERVING UNION 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.

Ben’s Place Adult Day Health Care

Betty Brady, Program Coordinator

1395 US Highway 60 W.
PO Box 143
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-2424

Provides Adult Day Health Care for those persons who wish to remain independent, but require supervision and/or medical monitoring.

Boulware 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.

Boy Scouts of America, Lincoln Heritage Council

Robert Burns, Dir. of Development

12001 Sycamore Station Place
Louisville, KY 40299

502-316-2626

A regional agency, providing leadership training, year-round camping facilities and programs for boys 6-21 and girls 14-21.

Building Stronger Families

Linda Wahl, Public Health Prog. Coordinator

1600 Breckenridge Street
Owensboro, KY 42303

270-852-2932

Works with families with young children, teen parents, families living in poverty and families with disabilities. Children in the program can be from birth to age 18. BSF provides home visits to teach parenting skills and to develop self-sufficiency of families.

Chastity Gibson Memorial Trust

Mark Chandler

C/o Old National Wealth Management

130 N. Morgan
Morganfield, KY 42437-1477

812-461-9399

To assist low income families in Union County with minor children who have suffered uninsured medical expenses, costs of rehabilitation, occupation therapy and other cost related thereto.

Foster Grandparent Program

Robyn Mattingly, Executive Director

1650 W. Second Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-683-1517

An agency that serves the surrounding seven county area by recruiting and training income eligible volunteers to provide one-on-one assistance to children with special or exceptional needs in schools, day cares and other settings.

Habitat for Humanity

Barbara DeVault, Executive Director

PO Box 388
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-2576

To eliminate poverty housing in Union County by providing no interest mortgage for families who otherwise would not be able to purchase a home. Habitat helps families break the poverty cycle and become independent.

Happy Feet, Inc.

Jerry Baird

1020 State Route 56 East
Morganfield KY 42437

270-952-2006

To provide shoes to children in need so they can better focus on learning. Purchases new athletic shoes that are delivered to the students in mid-October. Family Resource Center Directors select the students who need shoes based on their school’s free and reduced lunch and teacher recommendations.

Imagination Library

Malinda Beauchamp, Public Relations Coordinator

510 South Mart Street
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-1694

Provides all children, age birth to five, the opportunity to receive a free book in the mail each month. Program provides children the opportunity to build a strong foundation of literacy upon which to build all their educational experiences.

Morganfield Senior Citizens Center

Melissa Polites, Executive Director

225 N. Rchards Lane
PO Box 324
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-4550

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

New Beginnings Sexual Assault
Support Services, Inc. (Rape Victim Services)

Karla Ward, Executive Director

1716 Scherm Road
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-926-7278

A regional agency, providing counseling to victims and families of sexual assault; 24-hour crisis line and telephone counseling; legal and medical advocacy; community and school education.

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.

RSVP

Robyn Mattingly, Executive Director

1650 W. Second Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-683-1517

A regional agency which organizes, recruits, trains and places volunteers 55 and older to assist local not-for-profit agencies in meeting critical community needs.

Senior Companion Program

Robyn Mattingly, Executive Director

1650 W. Second Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-683-1517

An agency that serves the surrounding seven county area by recruiting and training income eligible senior volunteers to provide one-on-one assistance to senior adults by helping them with light housekeeping, laundry assistance, meal preparation, companionship and respite.

Shelter of Love

Carleen McKinley, Program Director

507 North Brady Street
PO Box 393
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-2847

A crisis pregnancy center offering a multitude of services to women 12-30.

St. Anthony’s Hospice

Kendra Marsh, Executive Director

2410 S. Green Street
Henderson, KY 42420

270-826-2326

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.

Sturgis Senior Citizens Center

Melissa Polites, Executive Director

1002 Monroe Street
Sturgis, KY 42459

(270) 389-4550

Community center offering a full range of recreational, social, and personal programs such as: educational and nutritional programs; visitation and transportation.

Special Olympics, KY Tri County Champs

Phyllis Moore, Program Coordinator

3441 State Route 56 W
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-3080

A year round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Union County Happy Pack, Inc.

Christy Shouse, Program Coordinator

PO Box 202
Sturgis, KY 42459

270-339-4651

Feeding program designed for children in need who have little or no food available to them over the weekend or on school holidays. Nonperishable foods are sent home in a backpack with children each Friday afternoon.

Union County Family Resource Center

Malinda Beauchamp, Program Coordinator

510 South Mart Street
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-1694

Enhance students' ability to succeed in school by assisting children, youth, and families with many areas of life and well-being. To provide basic needs and remove barriers to learning.

Union County Senior Services – Meals on Wheels

Melissa Polites, Executive Direector

225 N. Richards Lane
PO Box 324
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-4550

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 home visits.

Union County YMCA

Krystal Scarberry, Executive Director

238 North Brady Street
PO Box 603
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-9622

A social, educational, and recreational community agency offering multiple programs to encourage physical wellness for all ages. Emphasis on youth services supported by scholarship programs to ensure full community participation.

Uniontown Senior Citizens Center

Melissa Polites, Executive Director

108 Third Street
Uniontown, KY 42461

270-389-4550

Uniontown Senior Center is one of three nutritional and activity sites in Union County. The site provides recreational activities and a place for seniors to socialize in Uniontown and surrounding areas.

United Family Services

Joe Wells, Program Coordinator

8055 State Route 758
Clay, KY 42404

270-952-1327

Offers emergency assistance for food, utilities and housing needs; distributes non-perishable food to clients.

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