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Kentucky River Area Agency on Aging

Counties Served

Breathitt, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry and Wolfe

Not all services are available in every county.

Generally, Senior Centers are open Monday through Friday. Call for specific times and services.

Services Available:

  • Adult day care
  • Alzheimer’s respite
  • Assessment
  • Case management
  • Help with chores
  • Escort
  • Friendly visiting
  • Homemaker - home management and personal care
  • Information and referral
  • In-home respite
  • Legal assistance
  • Meals - congregate and home delivered
  • Nursing Home (Long-Term Care) Ombudsman
  • Outreach
  • Telephone reassurance
  • Title V - Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • Transportation
Senior Centers/Nutrition Sites/Adult Day Centers

Breathitt County
Breathitt County Senior Citizens
329 Broadway
Jackson, KY  41339
Contact: Jack Niece, Title III Dir.
Phone: (606) 666-2550 Fax-Same/Home 2228

Knott County
Knott County Senior Citizens
P.O. Box 508
Hindman, KY  41822
Contact: Eva Huff, Title III Dir.Soc.Ser.
Phone: (606) 785-4095 Fax: 785-0008

Lee County
Lee County Senior Citizens
611 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 513
Beattyville, KY  41311
Contact: Kathy Foley, Social Services Dir.,
Phone: (606) 464-8005

Leslie County
Leslie County Senior Citizens
P.O. Box 1777 (178 Windover Road)
Hyden, KY  41749
Contact:  Darlene Lewis, Project Dir.
Phone: (606) 672-3222 Fax 672-2631

Cutshin Senior Citizens 
P.O. Box 1777 (98 Rescue Lane)
Hyden, KY  41749
Contact: Virginia Melton, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 279-6400

Letcher County
Letcher County Senior Citizens
2145 HWY 119 N
Whitesburg, KY  41858
Contact: Kathy Lucas, Project Manager
Phone: (606) 633-0121 Fax 633-0124

Ermine Senior Citizens
499 HWY 2034
Whitesburg, KY  41858
Contact: Trenda Kincer, Site Manger
Phone: (606) 633-4054

Jenkins Senior Center
P.O. Box 611 (75 Pane St.)
Jenkins, KY  41537
Contact: Barbara Tackett, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 832-2865
 
Blackey Senior Citizens
283 Main St. Loop
Blackey, KY  41804
Contact: Corinna Brashear, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 633-0906

Cowan/Kings Creek Senior Citizens
8978 HWY 160
Whitesburg, KY  41858
Contact: Kathy Ingram, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 633-7289

Boonefork Senior Citizens
575A HWY 343
Fleming, KY  41840
Contact: Deeda Tilley, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 855-7467
 
Ovenfork Senior Citizens
General Delivery
Ovenfork, KY  40261
Contact: Judy Collier, Site Manger
Phone: (606) 633-0015

Owsley County
Owsley County Senior Citizens
P.O. Box 550 (275 Hwy 28 South)
Booneville, KY  41314
Contact: Anna Marshall, Director Social Services
Phone (606) 593-5594 Fax: (606) 593-5583
 
Perry County
Perry County Senior Citizens
354 Perry Park Road
P.O. Box 7068
Hazard, KY  41702
Contact: Melissa Vermillion, Director Social Services
Phone: (606) 436-5095 Fax: 439-2107

Perry County High Rise
610 Walnut Street
Hazard, KY  41701
Contact: Louise Jones, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 439-2432

Wolfe County
Wolfe County Senior Citizens
68 North Washington Street
P.O. Box 368
Campton, KY  41301
Contact: Nila Trent, Title III Dir.
Phone: (606) 668-3954

Other Services

Community Action Agencies

Leslie, Knott, Letcher, Perry
LKLP Community Action Agency
P.O. Box 340
Logan Drive Jeff, KY 41751
165 Carr Creek Hill Rd.
Redfox, KY  41847
Contact: Oma Jo Branson
Phone: (606) 642-3332, (606) 439-0329 436-1362
Fax: 642-3775  1-800-633-7651

Breathitt, Lee, Owsley, Wolfe
Middle Kentucky River Community Action Partnership, Inc.
Breathitt County Courthouse
1127 Main St.
Jackson, KY  41339
Contact: Wilma Gross
Phone:(606) 666-2453
Fax: (606) 666-9780

Benefits Counseling

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund 
120 North Front Avenue
Prestonsburg, KY 41653-1221 
Director: Larry York
Contact: Reva Truste, Ext: 30
Toll-Free: 1-800-556-3876
Direct Phone:  (606) 886-3876 or (606) 439-2315 
FAX: (606) 886-3704 

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund  
600 High Street
Hazard, KY 41701 
Phone: (606) 439-2315

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund
P.O. Box 725
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-4941

Homecare Direct Services

Kentucky River District Health Department
441 Gorman Hollow Road
Hazard, KY 41701  
Karen Cooper, Executive Director
Phone: (606) 439-2361/436-2196  
Fax: 606) 439-1813

Breathitt County Senior Citizens
329 Broadway
Jackson, Ky 41339
Contact: Jack Niece, Director
Phone: (606) 666-2550
Fax: Same as phone

Adult Day Care Centers

Lee County
The Geri-Young House
65 East Main Street
Beattyville, KY  41311
Contact: Cindy Stamper
Phone: (606) 464-2022

Leslie County
Horizon Adult Day Care Center
25 Fire House Lane
Hyden, KY 41749
Terry Jordan Site Manager
Phone: (606) 672-3551 Fax: 672-3552
Contact: Kelly Upchurch ext: 207
Phone:  (606) 436-8700 /Harlan 573-9886
Kim, Lexington (859) 623-4080 ext: 204
Fax: (859) 624-5771

Perry County
LKLP Compassionate Heart Adult Day
354 Perry Park Road
Hazard, KY  41702
P.O. Box 340
Jeff, KY 41751
Contact: Tammy Gorman
Phone: 606-436-8700
 
Letcher County
Mountain Outreach, Inc.
McRoberts Adult Day Health
P.O. Box 721
Neon, KY  41840
Contact: Vernon Hall / Betty Hunsaker
Phone:  (606) 832-9026  Fax: 832-9061

 

Contact Kentucky River AAA
 

917 Perry Park Road
Hazard, KY 41701-9545

Phone: (606) 436-3158
Fax: (606) 436-21

Visit the Kentucky River Area Development District website.

 

Last Updated 8/14/2012
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