Harlan, KY Center

Phone: 423-609-2143

Email: gro.e1591201859mohps1591201859a@nal1591201859raHYK1591201859

Physical Address: Verda Headstart – 54 Verda School Road, Evarts, KY 40828 (map)

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

Meet your Harlan County 2019 staff (Left to Right): Max Temple, Center Director; Rachel Johnson, Finance Coordinator; Michael Gannon, Operations Coordinator; Emma Shafer, Volunteer Coordinator

Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: Sleeping rooms will have a little air conditioning and the room will be used with air mattresses on the floor.

Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a cafeteria and kitchen inside the building and all meals will be eaten at Christs Hands in Harlan, KY

Showers: Showers are available outside with hot water.

Recreation Space: There is limited outdoor recreation space. There is access to the cafeteria inside for free time.

Closest Medical Facility: Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare: 81 Ball Park Rd. Harlan, KY 40831


About the Community

One-page fact sheet on the county

History of ASP in the County: We have been in the county for many years. We have used the Verda Head Start for the last 9 years and will be at Christ Hands for the first time this year.

Population: 28,499

Terrain: Mountainous

County Seat: Harlan, KY

Major Employers: Coal Mining

Per Capita Income: 15,831

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 31.3%

Interesting Facts: Harlan’s own Jordan Smith won season 9 of ‘The Voice’. You can see his name proudly displayed as you come into the county.

Learn more about tourism opportunities in Harlan County, KY here.