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ELIGIBILITY: Any student or family whose child attends East Heights Elementary School is eligible for services offered through our Family Resource Center.
SERVICES: Information (housing, financial assistance, medical, food, counseling, clothing) Referrals to community agencies, After school Child Care (East Heights Clubhouse and referrals), Educational Support, Referral to GED, literacy and other educational programs, Health Services and Referral to Health Services, Attendance and Truancy Problems, Mentoring, Home Visits, Parent and Teacher Assistance, Other Services as Determined and Needed.
MISSION: To increase students’ abilities to succeed in school by removing barriers to learning and to increase parental involvement by developing and sustaining partnerships that promote learning.
ELIGIBILITY: Fee reductions available if income guidelines are met.
SERVICES: Medical Services: Therapy evaluations and treatment: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Psychologist testing and counseling, Audiology testing. We bill most insurances. Medical services (PT, OT, Speech & Audiology) are provided regardless of ability to pay. Fee reductions are based on family income. Other services include: Wheelchair seating and mobility evaluations for simple up to the most complex physical needs; Inclusive child care for children ages 6 months to 6 years, with and without disabilities.
MISSION: The Easterseals Rehabilitation Center is working to change the way our community defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in local people’s lives every day and by ensuring that individuals with disabilities enjoy equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in our community.
Location 530 Klutey Park Plaza Dr. Henderson Kentucky 42420 workMain Phone: (270)-830-8063work
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• CLOTHING DEPARTMENT: Our store provides affordable career and casual clothing (25 cents each) Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
• HOT MEAL PROGRAM: For anyone who is hungry, hot meals are served Tuesdays-Fridays, 11:00 am–12:30 pm
• PARENTING REWARDS: Parents attend life skills classes and earn “baby bucks” to spend on items in our baby boutique, including diapers, formula, baby clothes, cribs, high chairs, and car seats. Tuesdays–Fridays, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
• FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE: Classes and coaching designed to help young fathers to become great dads.
• LIFE SKILLS CLASSES: Each month we offer 20+ free classes on parenting, breast feeding, safe sleep, healthy living, relational health, financial stability and spiritual growth.
• EVANSVILLE CHRISTIAN HEALTH CLINIC: Provides affordable health, pregnancy, and dental care for those uninsured or under-resourced. Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
• PREGNANCY SERVICES: Provides no-cost services through our Health Clinic to help mothers and fathers make the most informed and healthy choices possible. Services include pregnancy testing, STD testing and treatment, limited ultrasounds, OB/GYN referrals and peer coaching. Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
• ADDICTION RECOVERY: A confidential, Christ-centered, non-residential 12-step recovery program designed to help any addiction or life-controlling issue. Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
• TRUTH TALK: An abstinence education program providing middle and high school students with insight to why postponing sexual activity until marriage is the healthiest choice to avoid negative consequences.
• GAIN INITIATIVE: A long-term initiative connecting people to people, who work together to overcome poverty both individually and on a community level.
MISSION: Restoring people from need to potential.
Location PO Box 657 Evansville IN 47704 workMain Phone: (812)-425-1591work
ELIGIBILITY: Most services are free. Some minimal costs may be involved. Must have a student that attends Chandler or Jefferson Elementary School.
- INFORMATION AND REFERRAL – to seek and obtain available resources to provide services that are needed or meet the needs of the family.
- EDUCATION – discussion groups and special speakers to provide programs to enhance parenting skills and further one’s education.
- COUNSELING – referrals to local agencies within the community.
- HEALTH SERVICES – basic medical clinic services to students and their families, educational information and in-service training.
- SUMMER AND AFTER-SCHOOL CHILD CARE.
MISSION: To increase students’ abilities to succeed in school by assisting children and families in meeting some of their basic needs.
By Appointment Only.
• 24 Hour Crisis Hotline
• Crisis Response
• Legal Advocacy
• Crisis Counseling
• Support Groups
• Community Education
MISSION: We at the Shelter for Women and Children, Inc. receive our mission from God through Issiah, the Prophet.
Location klutey Park Plaza Dr Henderson KY 42420 workMain Phone: (855)-306-8959work
SERVICES: Information (housing, financial assistance, medical, food, clothing etc.). Before and after school child care, Health Services, Education & Counseling.
MISSION: Enhance students’ abilities to succeed in school by developing and sustaining academic success.
ELIGIBILITY: ages 50+
• MEALS ON WHEELS – deliver and serve lunch to seniors each weekday
• FREE daily bingo, 5 pool tables, exercise room, ping-pong table, puzzles, and card games
• SENIOR GAMES is our annual Olympic-style event for Henderson County seniors
• Special events, classes, and trips are updated monthly
MISSION: To improve the lives of people in Henderson County seniors.
By Appointment Only
ELIGIBILITY: Children ages 3-18 living in our service area who have a life-threatening illness or disorder.
• Granting Wishes to eligible children
• Ongoing Support for families long after the wish
MISSION: Granted serves Tri-State children with life-threatening illnesses by facilitating each child’s greatest wish. We strive to provide the child and their family with encouragement, hope, joy, and everlasting memories both throughout the wish process and long after, through programming, special events, support, and close relationships.
ELIGIBILITY: Must be 18 years of age or older. Accommodations at the home are meals, laundry facilities and showers. $50.00 a week is charged for board for those who are employed. No alcohol or drugs allowed. ZERO TOLERANCE. Must abide by basic policies.
SERVICES: A home for men who are homeless, fighting drug or alcohol problems, or who have served jail or prison sentences and are attempting to start over. Residents share household responsibilities. Length of stay can be up to one year. Rooming is dormitory style and can accommodate 22 men at one time.
MISSION: To provide a Rescue Mission for homeless men with zero tolerance for alcohol and drugs.