Chavies, KY Center


Email: gro.e1550537660mohps1550537660a@sei1550537660vahCY1550537660K1550537660

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


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 newly-renovated 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


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.