(270) 683-5365

Community Resource Guide

Education & Employment

G.E.D. & LiteracyKCTCS - Downtown Campus -- Skilltrain G.E.D. Programs1501 Frederica St.270-686-4444
Daymar College3361 Buckland Square270-926-4040
Technical/Vocational TrainingKCTCS - Southeastern Campus1901 Southeastern Pkwy.270-686-4400
KCTCS - Downtown Campus1501 Frederica St.270-686-4444
College / Continuing EducationBrescia University717 Frederica St.270-685-3131
Kentucky Wesleyan College3000 Frederica St.270-926-3111
Western Kentucky University - Owensboro4821 New Hartford Rd.270-684-9797
KCTCS - Main Campus4800 New Hartford Rd.270-686-4400
Daymar College3361 Buckland Square270-926-4040
Daviess County Public Library2020 Frederica St.270-684-0211
Temporary ServicesPackages Unlimited2588 Grimes Ave.270-684-8058
Temporary Professionals3211 Frederica St.270-685-2090
Trojan Labor1707 Triplett St.270-685-2900
Express Employment Professionals1724 Triplett St.270-240-5511
Talent Force101 E. 9th St.270-685-0962
Malone Staffing3333 Frederica St. Suite 7270-215-1100
ManPower401 Frederica St. Suite 104A270-683-5808
PeopleMark5000 Back Square Dr.270-685-0885
Career ResourcesCareer Center3108 Fairview Dr.270-687-7297
New Heights Center2161 E. 19th St.270-683-5365
ext. 214

Childcare & Parenting Resources

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After School Programs

*Contact your child’s school to see if there is an after-school program available
Girls, Incorporated270-684-7833
Boys & Girls Clubs of America270-685-4903
Estes Elementary School270-686-1058
Family YMCA270-684-1495
HL Neblett Center270-685-3197
Parenting Skills
Parenting Classes
Child Development Information
Child Care
Behavior/Discipline Information
Foster Care
Single Parent Information/support

*There are also parenting classes and support groups through some local churches.
Crisis and Information line270-684-9466
Daviess County Extension Office270-685-8480
Dept. of Community Based Services855-306-8959
Green River District Health Dept.270-686-7747
River Valley Behavioral Health270-926-6893
Covenant House (runaways or parents with questions about teens)212-727-4000
Parents Help Line (information)800-432-9251
Mary Kendall Home270-683-6481
West End Daycare270-685-3231
Yewell Home for Boys270-683-9441
Community Alternatives270-688-9168
Strategic Partnerships270-689-6721
Wendall Foster Center270-683-4517

Financial Assistance

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Budget Help/InformationConsumer Credit Counseling270-685-1136
Daviess County Extension Office270-685-8480
Social Security OfficeSSI, SSA, SSD4532 Lucky Strike Loop800-772-1213
UnemploymentDepartment of Employment Services1901 Southeastern Parkway270-687-7297
K-TapDept. of Community Based Services3649 Wathens Crossing855-306-8959
Financial Aid (Education)
*Call individual college's Financial Aid office for grant, scholarship, JTPA, and loan information. Local colleges are listed in education section.
Green River Area Development Center270-926-4433
GRADD for JTPA270-685-0607
Financial Aid (Childcare)Dept of Community Based Services800-809-7076
CCAP Child Care Assistance Program270-686-1668
A.A.C.S. Child Care Aware270-993-6780
Child SupportDept. of Community Based Services855-306-8959
Child Support Enforcement270-685-8460
Child Support Division270-685-8460

Medical & Specialized Services

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Medical ServicesGreen River District Health Dept.270-686-7747
Community Home Health Services270-685-4663
McCauley Clinic270-926-6575
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital270-417-2000
Disability / Special Needs ServicesCommission for Children with Special Health Care Needs270-687-7038
Partnership House (formally Goodloe Center)270-683-0438
Department for the Blind270-687-7306
March of Dimes270-683-2410
Puzzle Pieces270-926-7813
River Valley Behavioral Health270-689-6879
First Steps, Point of Entry (Children birth to age 3)270-686-5982 or 270-686-7747
Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation270-687-7308
Audubon Area Community Services270-686-1624
Wendell Foster270-683-4517
GRADD-Aging and Disability Resource Center270-926-4433
Respite Care & Home HealthOwensboro Heath Regional Hospital/Home Health270-688-2128
Care Tenders270-685-3876
Christian Care At Home270-686-0033 or 800-844-6218
Green River Home Health270-686-8123 or 800-928-7123
Community Health Services270-685-4663 or 800-866-9696
Comfort Keepers270-228-4165
Home Instead270-689-2300
Amedisys Home Health270-852-4811
Almost Family270-685-3234
Intrepid Healthcare Services270-827-4842
Lifeline Home Health270-685-5764
Substance Abuse Prevention Information or Treatment

*There are also support groups through some local churches
OASIS Family Self-Sufficiency Campus (Treatment)270-685-0260
River Valley (Counseling)270-689-6680
Crisis and Information Line270-684-9466
Daviess County Sheriff (information)270-685-8444
Mayor's Crime Prevention (information)270-687-8888
DSS-Family based drug/alcohol counseling270-687-7491
Alcoholics Anonymous (Self-Help Group)270-683-0371
Narcotic's Anonymous (Self-Help Group)270-684-9466
Drug Help Line800-662-4357
Friends of Sinners270-689-9174
Celebrate Recovery270-683-2706
Owensboro Regional Recovery270-689-0905
Lighthouse Recovery270-689-4025
Pregnancy & Prenatal ServicesBirthright of Owensboro270-926-7561
A.A.C.S. Prenatal Program (Advocate)270-685-3231
March of Dimes270-683-2410
Right to Life270-685-4922
Le Leche League (breastfeeding)270-883-2825
Birthright's National Pregnancy Hotline800-848-5683
Catholic Charities270-852-8328
Opportunities for Life Inc800-822-5824
K-CHIP (insurance for children)Green River District Health Department270-686-7747
Dept. for Community Based Services855-306-8959
Abuse, Assault, or Neglect Crisis ServicesOASIS Spouse Abuse Shelter270-685-0260
Crisis and Information Line270-684-9466
New Beginnings - Rape Victims Services (crisis calls only)270-926-7273
New Beginnings - Rape Victims Services (business calls)270-926-7278
Dept. of Community Based Services (child or adult abuse)855-306-8959
Owensboro Police Dept./Crime Prevention270-687-8888
Abuse Hotline800-752-6200
Office of Victim Assistance270-685-4357
National Domestic Violence Hotline800-799-7233
Children's Advocacy Center270-830-8400
Crime Victims Support and Advocacy270-685-4357
Eye GlassesOwensboro Lions Club (screened thru Help Office)270-685-4971
Dental ServicesChristian Dental Clinic270-683-2030
Kentucky Dental Association800-292-1855
Community Dental270-691-6205
Help Office (provides vouchers for dental care)270-685-4971

Self-Help & Community Information

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Mental Health Counseling Services

*See the phone book yellow pages under Counseling for private practice counseling services
Acumen Counseling Services, Inc.270-689-6680
OASIS Spouse Abuse Shelter (Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse)270-685-0260
New Beginnings Ð Rape Victims Services270-926-7273
Hospice (Grief Counseling)270-926-7565
Crisis and Information line270-684-9466
A.A.C.S. Family Preservation (referral from Social Services)270-686-1660
River Valley: Point of Entry270-683-4039
River Valley: Substance Abuse270-689-6500
River Valley: Valley Hospital270-686-8477
Health Park Counseling Services270-688-4811
Bridges Program270-231-3618
Sunrise Children Services270-926-2484
Caleb Potter at Hospice (Grief Counseling)270-240-5422
Career/Vocational Counseling Services

*Most high schools/colleges provide career counseling for students.
KCTCS - Main Campus270-686-4400
KCTCS - Southeastern Campus270-686-4400
KCTCS - Downtown Campus270-686-4444
Western Kentucky University - Owensboro270-684-9797
Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation270-687-7308
Support GroupsBirthright of Owensboro270-926-7561
Widowed persons service270-685-5246
Dept. for the Blind270-687-7306
Caregivers Support270-926-4433
F.A.I.T.H (families and individuals teaching hope)270-689-6634
Grandparents raising grandchildren270-926-4433
AIDS (Support to victim, family, & friend)270-683-1545
Compassionate Friends270-688-4856
Huntington's Disease800-784-3721
Survivors of Suicide270-276-5531 or 270-316-7425
P-FLAG (parents and friends of gay/bi-sexual/lesbian/transgender)270-683-6103
Multiple Sclerosis270-275-4966
Hope for those who mourn (death)270-683-1505
Project Rachel: counseling & support after an abortion270-683-1505
Women's Empowerment270-685-0260
Depression and Emotions Anonymous270-684-3406
Al-Anon & Alateen (Self-Help Group)270-683-0371
Alcoholics Anonymous (Self-Help Group)270-683-0371
Families Anonymous (Self-Help Group)270-926-1429
Narcotics Anonymous (Self-Help Group)270-684-9466
Senior Citizen ServicesSenior Employment Program*270-686-1666
Daviess County Senior Services270-926-4433
Meals on Wheels270-687-4640
Adult Day Care (GRADD)270-926-4433
Adult Day Care (Health Dept.)270-686-7747
Senior Companion Program270-683-1907
Foster Grandparent Program270-683-1907
Retired Seniors Volunteer Program270-683-1907
Community Health Services (In-home personal care)800-866-9696
Adult Protective Services270-687-7491
GRADD Aging Services270-926-4433
Home Health (Health Dept.)270-686-7747
Home Health (Owensboro Health Regional Hospital)270-688-2182
Social Security Office866-836-5834
Elizabeth Munday Senior Center270-687-4640
Senior Services Transportation Assistance270-687-4640
Senior Services Telephone Reassurance270-687-4640
Community GroupsNeblett Community Center270-685-3197
Owensboro Family YMCA270-926-9622
VolunteeringJunior League of Owensboro270-683-1430
Salvation Army270-685-5576
Family / Youth Resource CentersCraven's270-686-1190
Gateway Academy (formally Seven Hills Alternative School)270-686-1120
Owensboro Middle School270-686-1130
Owensboro High School270-686-1110

Other Community Services

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Emergency SheltersBoulware Center609 Wing Ave.270-683-8267
Daniel Pitino Shelter501 Walnut St.270-688-9000
OASIS Spouse Abuse Shelter270-685-0260
FoodDaviess-McLean Baptist Center2526 Lancaster Av270-685-1225
Help Office1316 West 4th St.270-685-4971
Tenth Street Baptist Church1213 East 10th St.270-684-8116
Daviess County Senior Services (Congregate Meal Sites)1650 W. 2nd St.270-687-4640
Meals On Wheels
Salvation Army1650 W. 2nd St.270-687-4640
215 Ewing Rd.270-685-5576

*All of the above also have clothing
Salvation Army215 Ewing Rd.270-685-5576
St. Vincent DePaul200 E 18th St.270-683-1060
Goodwill Industries2916 Parrish Ave.270-685-1103
Birthright512 W. 7th St.270-926-7561
FurnitureGoodwill Industries2916 Parrish Ave.270-685-1103
Salvation Army215 Ewing Rd.270-685-5576
St. Vincent De Paul200 E 18th St.270-683-1060
WICGreen River Health Dept.270-686-7747
OASIS (Health Dept. Branch)270-685-2129
Legal ServicesCourt Designated Worker270-687-7251
Child Support Enforcement270-685-8460
Daviess Co. Lawyer Referral270-687-7030
Daviess Co. District Court270-687-7214
Daviess Co. Attorney270-685-8442
Daviess Co. Commonwealth Attorney270-687-7451
Daviess Co. Public Defender270-687-7030
Western KY. Legal Services270-683-4585 or 800-467-2260
We Tip Crime Line800-78-CRIME
Daviess County Court House270-685-8424
Daviess County Judicial Center270-687-7200
Department of Motor Vehicles270-687-7225
Daviess County Detention Center270-685-8466
Food StampsDept. for Community Based Services3649 Wathens Crossing855-306-8959
TransportationGRITS Bus270-686-1651
HousingHousing Authority of Owensboro2161 E. 19th St.270-683-5365
Housing & Urban Development (HUD)502-582-6161
Kentucky Housing Corporation270-926-4433
Kentucky Housing Corp. (Louisville)800-633-8896
Section 8 Office270-683-5365
Habitat for Humanity270-926-6110
Owensboro Chamber of Commerce270-926-1860
Rent Assistance

*Some churches assist with rent
Audubon Area Community Services1800 W. 4th St.270-686-1600
Help Office1316 W. 4th St.270-685-4971
Salvation Army215 Ewing Rd.270-685-5576
St. Vincent De Paul200 E. 18th St.270-683-1060
Utilities AssistanceAudubon Area Community Services1800 W. 4th St.270-686-1600
Blessed Mother601 E. 23rd St.270-683-8444
Help Office1316 W. 4th St.270-685-4971
Salvation Army215 Ewing Rd.270-685-5576
Nutrition/Meal PlanningGreen River Health Dept.270-686-7747
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital270-417-2000
Owensboro Healthpark270-688-5433
Daviess County Senior Services270-687-4640
Daviess County Extension Office270-685-8480
Child Protective ServicesDept. of Social Services270-687-7491
Kentucky State Police270-685-3927
Owensboro Police Dept.270-687-8888
Family Preservation AACS, (must be referred by Social Services)270-686-1660


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Bellevue Baptist270-685-5103
Owensboro Church of Christ270-684-3406
Buena Vista Baptist270-683-6234
Central Presbyterian270-683-6836
Christ Presbyterian270-685-3055
New Life270-683-5626
Faith Lutheran270-684-6611
1st Nazarene270-926-3086
1st Free Will Baptist270-684-3706
Good Shepherd270-684-8274
Journey Fellowship270-926-2473
St. Stephen Cathedral270-683-6525
Daviess-McLean Baptist270-685-1225
Blessed Mother270-683-8444
Breckenridge United Methodist270-683-3377
Blessed Sacrament Chapel270-926-4741
Church of God270-683-4120
Eaton Baptist270-684-5239
First Baptist270-683-3505
First Christian270-684-8879
4th St. Baptist270-684-5788
Hall Street Baptist270-683-1303
Owensboro Christian270-683-2706
River City Church270-926-6009
10th Street Baptist270-684-8116

Emergency Numbers

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Fire, Police, or Ambulance911
Poison Control800-722-5725
Crisis Line270-684-9466
Abuse Hotline800-752-6200
Spouse Abuse270-685-0260
Rape Victim Services270-926-7273
Crime Victims Information Hotline800-372-2551
National Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence800-222-2000
Kentucky Domestic Violence Association800-544-2022

Free Hot Meals

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Daniel Pitino ShelterSunday through Monday11am/2pm on Sunday
Eaton MemorialMonday6-7pm
Walnut BaptistMonday6pm
New Life ChurchTuesday and Thursday6-7pm
Owensboro Christian Church (Entrance E)Wednesday5-6pm
Journey FellowshipWednesday6pm
Third Baptist ChurchThursday5-6pm
Woodlawn United MethodistSaturday430pm
Breckenridge MethodistSunday430pm