Chavies, KY Center

Phone: 423-609-6293

Email: gro.e1566654286mohps1566654286a@sei1566654286vahCY1566654286K1566654286

Physical Address:  216 Hill Drive, Chavies, KY 41727 (map)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASPChavies

Meet your Perry County staff! (Left to Right): Becky Frese, Center Director; Mason Blake, Finance Coordinator; Courtney Rothman, Operations Coordinator; Gabi Clark, Volunteer Coordinator

Center Information

Type: ASP-owned Facility

Sleeping Quarters: Air conditioned facility. There are sleeping rooms complete with bunk beds. You will need to bring pillows and sleeping bags.

Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a cafeteria with picnic tables inside and on a covered porch.

Shower Situation: Divided showers are available in each bathroom.

Recreation Space: There is a large gravel area and a covered back porch where volunteers tend to hang out and play four square.  There is also an evening gathering room upstairs with couches, chairs, and board games.

Closest Medical Facility: Appalachian Regional Healthcare: 200 Medical Center Dr, Hazard, KY 41701

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About the Community

One-page fact sheet on the county

History of ASP in the County: We have operated temporary centers in Perry County since 1985 but have had a permanent residence in Chavies since 1990.

County Seat: Hazard, KY

Terrain: Mountainous

Population: 28,712

Major Employers: Coal Mining

Per Capita Income: 12,224

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 29%

Interesting Facts: Chavies is located near Hazard, KY; however, this is not the area that the the show Dukes of Hazzard was based on. That show was based in Georgia.

Tourism: Learn more about Perry County, KY here.