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Kentucky River Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living

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: Rich Buntin, Title III Dir.
Phone: (606) 666-2550
Fax: (606) 666-2550

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

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

Leslie County
Beechfork Senior Center
2761 HWY 421
P.O. Box 1777
Helton, KY 40840
Contact: Kim Nantz, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 374-4308

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

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

Letcher County
Blackey Senior Citizens
283 Main St. Loop
Blackey, KY 41804
Contact: Mary Newman, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 633-0906

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

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

Jenkins Senior Center
75 Pane St.
P.O. Box 611
Jenkins, KY 41537
Contact: Alicia Baker, Site Manager
Phone: (606) 832-2865

Letcher County Senior Citizens
2145 HWY 119 N
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Contact: Trenda Kincer, Project Manager
Phone: (606) 633-0121
Fax 606-633-0124
 
Ovenfork Senior Citizens
General Delivery
Ovenfork, KY 40261
Contact: Carmen Brock, Site Manger
Phone: (606) 633-0015

Owsley County
Owsley County Senior Citizens
275 Hwy 28 South
P.O. Box 550
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: Beth Caudill, Director Social Services
Phone: (606) 436-5095
Fax: 439-2107

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

Wolfe County
Wolfe County Senior Citizens
68 N. Washington St.
P.O. Box 368
Campton, KY 41301
Contact: Dena Smith, 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 Road
Redfox, KY 41847
Contact: Oma Jo Branson
Phone: (606) 642-3332, (606) 439-0329, (606) 436-1362
Fax: (606) 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: Brenda Begby
Phone: (606) 666-2453
Fax: (606) 666-9780

Benefits Counseling

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund
120 North Front Ave.
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 St.
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

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


Adult Day Care Centers

Perry County
LKLP Compassionate Heart Adult Day
354 Perry Park Road
Hazard, KY 41702
P.O. Box 340
Jeff, KY 41751
Contact: Sandy Bowling
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: (606) 832-9061

 

Contact Kentucky River AAA
 

941 North Main Street
Hazard, KY 41701

Phone: (606) 436-3158
Fax: (606) 436-2144

Visit the Kentucky River Area Development District website.

 

Last Updated 6/22/2015