United Way of the Ohio Valley

UNITED WAY PARTNER AGENCIES SERVING WEBSTER 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-saviing training in CPR and Frist Aid. Emergency services are also provided for members of the armed forces and their families.

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.

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.

CASA of Webster County

10 South Main Street, Suite 26
PO Box 2
Madisonville, KY 42341

270-245-5112

In their plight against child abuse, CASA trains community citizens to be advocates in court for children that have been abused or neglected. Advocates make recommendations to a judge on what is in the best interest of a child.

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 senior volunteers to provide one-on-one assistance to children with special or exceptional needs in school, day cares and other settings.

Kentucky Legal Aid

Amanda Young

1700 Destiny Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42104

270-782-1924

Provides free legal representation to low income eligible persons in civil matters. Cases include family law, consumer, unemployment, social security, veteran’s benefits, housing, and services to the elderly and vulnerable.

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 for service to meet critical community needs through not-for profit agencies.

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, Executive 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.

Special Olympics, KY Tri-County Champs

Phyllis Moore, Program Coordinator

3441 State Route 56
Morganfield, KY 42437

270-389-3080

A year round sports training and athletic competition for children and adutls with intellectural disabilities.

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; pastorial consultation and bereavment counseling.

Webster County Senior Services – Meals on Wheels

Wanda Blackwell, Executive DIrector

44 North College Street PO Box 278
Dixon, KY 42409

270-639-5394

Provides services to senior citizens in both the home and the center. Provides meals on-site and home delivered. Services include but are not limited to transportation, socialization, assistance with medication and home visits.

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