Chavies, KY Center

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Email: gro.e1544832197mohps1544832197a@sei1544832197vahCY1544832197K1544832197

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

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

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

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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.