COMMUNITY SERVICE AGENCIES
A New Beginning LLC:
Contact person: Coral J. Haynes 270-577-3133 firstname.lastname@example.org; www.coralhaynes.com Services provided: Counseling services & motivational seminars. Topics include Personal growth and wellness, stress and anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, parenting strategies, divorce recovery, men and women’s issues, adolescents, assertiveness and boundaries.
Special interest in empowering women and teenage girls.
American Red Cross: Contact: 270-826-2775 Services: Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Answer Center: Contact: 270-827-9888 Services: Offers clothing and household ministry to individuals in need. Open Saturdays 9-11 a.m.
Audubon Area Community Services: Contact: 270-826-6071 Services provided: Utility assistance and CHOICES, a goal oriented, self-sufficiency program. KY Works Program Contact: (270) 826-8351 Assists K-Tap clients in gaining job skills.
Brentwood Springs: Contact: 812-858-7200 Treatment services for individuals and families suffering from addiction and mental illness.
Children’s Advocacy Center: Contact: 270-830-8400 www.cacgrd.org.Services provided: Dedicated child-friendly facilities for forensic interviewing and other services such as forensic medical exams and therapy to child abuse victims. We work to reduce the traumatic effects of abuse; protect children from maltreatment; seek justice for child victims; and investigate abuse as a team. Our umbrella agency is CASA of Henderson & Union Counties. CASA volunteers donate their time to act as the independent eyes and ear of the court, investigate and speak solely in the interest of the child. casaofhendersonunion.org/
Christian Community Outreach: Contact: 270-826-5592 To respond with dignity and concern to persons who have urgent needs for food, housing, medicine, utilities, advocacy, rent, dental and referral services.
Dept. of Community Based Services: Family Support: Contact: toll-free 855-306-8959. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid and Child Care Assistance programs, 510 Klutey Park Plaza Dr. Henderson, KY. To start a SNAP https://benefind.ky.gov
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Contact: 270-831-9664 Services provided: Assist individuals with disabilities to return to gainful employment. Some of the services may include vocational guidance and counseling, job training and job placement, employment training, education and medical rehabilitation.
Earle C. Clements Job Corps Academy: Contact: 270-389-2419 Services provided: Job Corps is a residential vocational training facility for economically disadvantaged 16-24 yr. olds offering completion of HS diploma or GED, vocational training, employability skills, independent living skills, basic computer skills and job assistance upon graduation. Training available in 35 different programs within Kentucky’s seven Job Corps Centers.
Evansville Christian Health Clinic: Contact: 812-426-6152 Services provided: Affordable health, pregnancy and dental care for anyone currently uninsured or under-resourced. Evansvillechristianhealthclinic.com
Father Bradley Shelter for Women & Children: Contact: 270-830-8063 Services provided: Temporary and transitional shelter for women and children who are homeless. Counseling, referral sources and education are offered in a safe environment.
Green River District Health Dept: Contact: 270-826-3951. www.healthdepartment.orgServices provided : Preventive child health services, immunizations, home health services, adult day care program, family planning and more. For uninsured and underinsured assistance with medications and more call 270-631-0635.
Harbor House Christian Center: Contact: 270-827-5010 Services provided: For men only who are in urgent need for shelter and other basic necessities. Provide a warm bed, three meals a day, clothing, bible study, job search assistance and learn responsibility, such rent (after second paycheck) chores, and managing money to be able to live independently.
HART – Henderson Area Rapid Transit: Contact: 270-831-1249. HCC Student must complete a paratransit application. Bus Fare is $1.00 each way. Contact Hart office during business hours M-F 8am—4:30 pm. For details, visit: www.cityofhendersonky.org/199/Mass-Transit
Head Start: Contact: Alison Vargason, 270-831-9670, or 270-952-0182 Services provided: Offers resources to enhance the development and health of economically challenged children or children with developmental delays focusing on early childhood development including health, nutrition, family support and community development.
Health First Community Health Center: Contact: Toll Free: 1-877-667-7017. Increasing access to primary care services ranging from primary care, pediatrics, behavioral health, prenatal care, women’s health care, nutrition counseling, laboratory and x-ray services. All major commercial insurance, Medicaid, Medicare and a sliding fee scale. www.healthfirstchc.net.
Housing Authority of Henderson: Section 8 Housing: Contact: 270-827-1294 Services provided: Governmental apartments for low-income individuals and families; and Housing Choice Vouchers to rent approved privately owned properties. Resident Community Services: youth enrichment programming, computer instruction, elderly case management/advocacy and family support services.
Kentucky Career Center: Contact: 270-686-2502 https://focuscareer.ky.gov Services provided: Assists adults and dislocated workers with job search, training and retraining, resume preparation, career assessments/guidance and interviewing skills. Unemployment insurance services.
Kentucky Legal Aid: 270-683-4585 or 1-800-467-2260 117 West Second Street, Owensboro, KY Kentucky Legal Aid provides legal advice and/or representation to low-income persons in civil matters such as consumer, housing, income maintenance, unemployment, public benefits, domestic, divorce, bankruptcy, and wills. http://www.klaid.org/
KY State Police: Contact 270-826-3312 Angel Initiative offers help, not handcuffs, for those suffering with a substance use disorder. Visit any KY State Police post for help. Troopers will facilitate getting connected to a treatment program. 8298 Keach Dr. Henderson, KY.
Lighthouse Counseling Service, Inc.: Contact: 270- 826-8761. Services provided: Individual/Couples/Family/Marriage Counseling, Substance Use Disorder, Anger Management, Batterer Intervention Program, Juvenile & Adult Sex Offender Treatment, Mental Health Assessments, Parenting classes & targeted case management for children & adults.
Marsha’s Place PRC: Contact: 270- 826-9674 marshasplaceprc.org A medical clinic offering the following complimentary & confidential services: Pregnancy testing, obstetric ultra-sound, pregnancy options counseling, abortion pill reversal, other health services connections and referrals, family counseling and coaching, parenting and relationship classes, wholeness & healing after abortion counseling, exclusive maternity & baby boutique and more!
Matthew 25 AIDS Services: Contact: 270-826-0200 Services provided: Sliding scale fee clinic for individuals with HIV/AIDS. Cost is on ability to pay. Free medical case management, adherence counseling, food bank and housing for individuals with HIV/AIDS. Free HIV testing.
New Beginnings Sexual Assault Support Services: Contact: 800- 226-7273 Services provided: Counseling services to any survivor of sexual assault as well as educational programs. A 24 hour crisis line is available to assist individuals in a time of emergency.
OASIS: Contact: 270-826-6212 Services provided: Group & Individual counseling, legal advocacy and information and referral for victims of domestic violence. 24 hr. crisis hotline: 1-800-882-2873.
Ready To Work Program: Henderson Community College. Contact Person: Cynthia Curry 270-831-9631 Services Provided: Designed to promote the success of Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP) recipients who attend community and technical colleges and to provide short-term training opportunities. Provides work opportunities both on-campus and off-campus through work study programs. Participants gain work experience while earning extra income that will not reduce their K-TAP checks. This program is expanded to include K-TAP adult basic education students who are working toward their GED and high school graduates who are brushing up on some basic skills before entering college.
River Valley Behavioral Health: Contact Point of Entry: 800-769–4920. Services provided: behavioral health, developmental and intellectual disabilities, substance-abuse prevention and recovery. Services are available for children, teens, adults, and families. Outpatient counseling/therapy services, an adult crisis stabilization unit, crisis support services, and much more. Outpatient clinics are located in the Kentucky counties of Daviess, Henderson, Hancock, Ohio, Union, and Webster. A crisis line is available 24/7 at 800-433-7291.
Salvation Army: Contact: 270-826-4472 Services provided: In addition to the feeding program is assistance or referral for pantry, utility, rent, and prescriptions in crisis situations. Also offered is Christmas assistance, gym facility, thrift store plus coaching & intensive case management for families seeking to break the cycle of generational poverty.
Skills U at Henderson Community College: Contact: 270-831-9648 Services provided: GED+ Program, College-level coursework and basic skills review, English Language Learner, TABE diagnostic assessments for pre-employment testing and preparation and administration of the KY Paraeducator Assessment.
St. Anthony’s Hospice: Contact: 270-826-2326 Services provided: Seeks to maximize the quality and dignity of life for individuals facing life-limiting illnesses. Through a holistic approach, the hospice professional team is honored to guide and empower patients, families, and caregiver during life’s most sacred journey.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (273-8255) Spanish: (888) 628-9454 www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org. Crisis text 741-741.
UK Targeted Assessment Program: Contact: 270-826-6203 Services provided: Offers assessments, referral, pre-treatment and follow-up services focused on identifying and addressing the barriers of mental health, substance abuse, intimate partner violence, and learning problems among families who are TANF-eligible.
United Way, Ohio Valley & Henderson: Contact: Dial 211 or www.greenriver211.org or text your 5 digit zip code to 898211. Provides assistance with areas such as shelter, food/meals, healthcare, utilities, mental health, substance abuse, legal services, education.
Volunteer & Information Center: Contact: 270-831-2273 serves as an advocate and catalyst for volunteerism, links people with community resources and tracks information on services provided by community service agencies.
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