Harlan, KY Center


Email: gro.e1544835264mohps1544835264a@nal1544835264raHYK1544835264

Physical Address: Verda HeadStart – 54 Verda School Rd. Evarts, KY 40828 (map)

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

Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: Some air conditioned classrooms. You will need to bring an air mattresses or cots, pillows, and sleeping bags.


Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a cafeteria and kitchen inside school building that we utilize.


Showers: Outdoor showers will be provided.


Recreation Space: There is a front lawn area that is fenced in that can be used for recreation and evening gathering.


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.


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 just 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.