The Hopkins County Assistance Center is an organization that provides residents with a wide variety of assistance programs and resources to help people with their short term needs, and also help provide support so they can become self sufficient over the long term. The facility is located at PACS/Hopkins County Assistance Center 130 Branch St. in Madisonville, KY 4243.
The Assistance Center does provide numerous types of assistance, including clothing, furniture and household items to individuals who meet the guidelines of the center. They offer various ways how to get help with bills. In addition, they can also provide direct financial aid and grants. For example, they can help people pay for a winter heating bill or their utility bills. Dial (270) 821-8114
Hopkins County Free Clinic has a mission of providing pharmaceutical as well as general care to Caldwell and Hopkins County working poor and uninsured using volunteer professional staff. The Clinic’s intention and goal to help those who are making an sincere effort to help themselves and their families access high quality, yet affordable health care. (270) 365-0901
Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County (dial (270) 825-8296) can assist families in the region with accessing cheap or free food.
Cooperative Ministries - This provide information, counseling, and support. The Cooperative Ministries of Hopkins County Kentucky will help people deal with such needs as poverty, evictions, homelessness, neglected lives, utility disconnections, and other hardships. They can help refer people to local and national charities and financial assistance programs. (270) 825-4357
Covenant Care Food Bank, which is based in Madisonville (270) 824-227, can help serve the low income and needy with food. Find other Kentucky free food pantries and banks.
Hopkins County Assistance Center - Counselors and on site staff can help families and individuals obtain clothes, furniture, household articles, etc. In addition, they work with them to find assistance for bills and other needs. For example, they can help people find housing and rent assistance, inform clients of government programs such as food stamps, SSI, disability and other services and work with other agencies and local charities. (270) 821-5328
Breaking Bread Ministries - The organization will offer a free meal program for anyone in need. They will serve a hot lunch and distribute groceries to the low income or needy. The distribution is from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm the 3rd Saturday of every month. There are no requirements or qualifications to receive food or meals. The address is services 221 S Main Street, Madisonville, or dial (270) 635-0627.
Pennyrile Allied Community Services - This local community action agency may be able to provide financial assistance and/or cash grants to help people with low income pay heat and energy bills, provide access to education programs, offer the low income emergency food and medicine, and weatherization program. Services such as LIHEAP, Head Start, and Homeless Prevention are all targeted at the low income in Madisonville and Hopkins County. (270) 821-8114
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