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Mercer County Agencies

BLUE GRASS COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP (BGCAP)

1475 Louisville Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 (Located in the back of the Senior Citizen Center at Anderson Dean Park)

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-9549

Fax: 859-605-9934

Website: www.bgcap.org

The agency has dedicated resources to enable low income, disadvantaged and disabled families and individuals of all ages and ethnic backgrounds to attain skills, knowledge, and motivation to become fully self-sufficient.

Services:

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEA)
  • Weatherization Program
  • Winter Care (when available)
  • Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)
  • Financial Stability Programs
  • Job Search Coaching/Resume Building

Eligibility:

  • Income based

CAFCA CARES, INC. (Mental Health Non-Profit)

100 South Main Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 859-733-9241

Fax: 859-908-2501

Website: www.cafcainc.com

CAFCA Cares, Inc. provides individuals seeking mental health care with basic needs that are preventing them from receiving consistent treatment. Our non-profit provides food, shelter, transportation, and tele-health equipment that are not covered by insurance. This work allows children and families who are seeking treatment to meet with their treatment team consistently and reach their mental health goals. In the past 2 years of service, CAFCA Cares has provided support to hundreds of families in our community. In 2020, we were awarded a grant of $207,000 to provide technology to assist in improving access to services in rural communities. We now Offer Completely virtual services for any client who is not able to make it to an in person visit. This has been extremely helpful for our elderly community, persons with disabilities, families struggling with school/daycare schedules, and more. The need for mental health services has grown significantly in recent years and our goal is to ensure that everyone who wants to attend therapy or counseling is able to.

Services:

  • Assistance with food, transportation, and tele-health equipment for individuals seeking mental health treatment.
  • Group Therapy and Counseling Services
  • Community events including our Annual Spring Festival Fundraiser and free Yoga and Mindfulness Classes.

CHILDREN AND FAMILY COUNSELING ASSOCIATES

100 South Main Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 859-733-9241

Fax: 859-908-2501

Website: www.cafcainc.com

CAFCA, Inc. is a private practice operating in Harrodsburg since 2000 and currently employs approximately 45 Therapists, Behavior Specialists, Community Living Support and Therapeutic Child Support professionals. CAFCA, Inc. now has offices in Harrodsburg, Danville, Lexington, and Stanford as well as a telehealth program, CAFCA Connects, which allows clients to receive services online. CAFCA’s approach of meeting the clients where they are allows families a variety of choices in their mental health care. Care can be provided in a traditional office setting, in the home, school or community setting, online, at the Character Quest After-School program or through our Academy on Main Day Training facility.

Services:

  • Individual therapy (in-school, in-home and in-office, tele-health
  • Family Therapy (in-school, in-home and in-office, tele-health
  • Targeted Case Management
  • Community Support Associates (in home and community settings)
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Batter’s Intervention Program
  • Free Parenting Classes offered each quarter
  • Adult Day Training at The Academy on Main
  • Character Quest After Schools Groups
  • CAFCA Connects – Virtual appointments

CHLOE’S PETALS FOR HOPE

Mental Health Matters
Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support Group

For those who have lost a loved one by suicide; The death of a loved one by suicide presents special problems in grieving. There is often more shock, a greater sense of injustice, more guilt and blame, and a heightened sense of helplessness; and these all tend to complicate the healing process for survivors.

There is a safe place in our community for survivors (families and loved ones of those who died by suicide) to share their loss with others who are experiencing similar thoughts and feelings. Groups are open to all adult survivors of suicide and are held at the following location:

BOYLE COUNTY LIBRARY, COMMUNITY ROOM
307 West Broadway Street, Danville

Time: 6-7 pm 1st Thursday of the month
Contact: Susan Rogers
859-608-1728 call/text

Sponsored by:
CHLOE’S PETALS FOR HOPE
MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

CHLOE’S PETALS FOR HOPE

Mental Health Matters
TEEN PEER SUPPORT GROUP REACH OUT

Mercer Transformation Office

132 North Main Street (across from the Harrodsburg Herald)

Who: Teens ages 12-19 years old

When: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30-6:30 pm
Games, Snacks and Prizes

More info: 859-608-1728 or email chloespetalsforhope@gmail.com

CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER

232 South College Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours:

  • Thrift Store – Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Saturday 9:00 – Noon
  • Food Bank/Crisis Assistance – Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Closed 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-5001

Website: www.clcofharrodsburg.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CLCofHarrodsburg

Email: christianlifecenterdirector@gmail.com, christianlifecenterassistant@gmail.com

Provide basic relief and assistance for families in need

Services:

  • Food Pantry will help a family monthly with 2-3 days of food
  • Referrals and list of employment, housing and community resources
  • We provide basic necessities for people in crisis
  • Assistance with small dollar amounts of utilities, housing and miscellaneous needs
  • Small quantities of basic hygiene products
  • Clothing and household items at an affordable price

Eligibility:

  • Anyone needing assistance due to extenuating circumstances that live in Mercer County

Fee: None

Volunteers: Volunteers welcomed!

CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LOVE TREE)

101 West Broadway Street, Harrodsburg, KY 40330 (The Harrodsburg Herald)

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-2726

Fax: 859-734-0737

Website: www.lovetree.care

Provide Christmas gifts for Mercer County families in need

Eligibility:

Mercer County families in need due to extenuating circumstances. Christmas Assistance forms and guidelines may be picked up at The Harrodsburg Herald or any school’s Family Resource Youth Services Centers. Applicants must complete community service or participate in programs to improve their circumstances (G.E.D program, smoking cessation classes, parenting classes, nutrition program or physical activity programs, etc.)

Deadline to have forms and community service completed is October 31. All forms must be turned into The Harrodsburg Herald. Community service must be completed to be eligible.

NO EXCEPTIONS

Volunteers: Volunteers welcomed!

CABINET for HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES DEPARTMENT for COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES DIVISION OF FAMILY SUPPORT

661 South College Street Beaumont Plaza Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 855-306-8959

Fax: 859-733-4917

Website: www.chfs.ky.gov

Provide services and program to enhance self-sufficiency of families, engage families and community partners in a collaborative decision-making process

Services:

  • Eligibility determination for Medicaid
  • Food Stamps & Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP)
  • Provides family support

Eligibility:

  • Varies, based on income and household size
  • Complete application to determine eligibility

Fee: None

CHILD CARE COUNCIL

Child Care Assistance Program

661 Beaumont Plaza, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 855-306-8959

Website: www.childcarecouncilofky.com

To provide access to quality child care that enables parents to work, attend education or training programs and to participate in work programs required for K-TAP recipients. Provide training for providers.

Services:

  • Referrals for families seeking childcare
  • Determine eligibility of families to receive childcare assistance
  • Technical assistance to providers of all types in establishing childcare programs
  • Technical assistance to new or existing providers in the areas of business, curriculum, staff or any topic requested
  • Training for providers to meet state continuing education requirements
  • Resource lending library
  • Subsidized childcare also available for child protection/prevention services and low income working families

Eligibility:

  • Parents
  • Employers
  • Childcare providers

Fee: None, nominal fee for training childcare providers

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY MERCER COUNTY, INC.

Phone: 859-734-5086

Website: www.habitatmercerky.org Also Facebook page

Email: habitatmercer@gmail.com

Christian ministry to provide simple decent houses to low income families and individuals. The houses are sold to buyers with a no interest mortgage. We are affiliated with Habitat for Humanity International and have been since 1990

NOTE: NO RENTALS, REPAIRS, OR EMERGENCY HOUSING

Services:

  • Construct houses for low income families or
  • Individuals who do not qualify for mortgages from usual lenders but have financial resources to pay a no interest mortgage and maintain the property
  • At present, all services are provided by volunteers

Eligibility:

An application process is advertised periodically for low income families who can make low mortgage payments and maintain the property. Details of eligibility are presented at the application meetings. Homebuyers must volunteer labor called “sweat equity” and make a down payment as part of their qualification. They must also agree to “Partner” with HFH

Fees: Down payment and mortgage payments by Partner Families. Volunteers must use their own insurance for construction and all other work.

Volunteers: Volunteer workers for committees and construction. In addition to construction and building lots management, committees do: publicity and community outreach, fund raising and financial management, family selection and nurture.

HARRODSBURG-MERCER COUNTY TOURIST COMMISSION

488 Price Avenue, Harrodsburg, KY Diamond Point Welcome Center

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-2364 / 800-355-9192

Website: www.mercercountyky.com

Harrodsburg-Mercer County Tourist Commission is to promote and market events, restaurants, lodging and destinations in Mercer County. Along with promotion and marketing the Diamond Point Welcome Center provides visitors with a location, which has information on the area’s attractions, lodging, maps and other items relevant to tourism.

Services:

  • Marketing services for restaurants, hotels, motels, Air BNB’s and events
  • Promotion and funding for numerous events and tourism attractions throughout Mercer County
  • Diamond Point Welcome Center is a visitor center offering maps, brochures, a gift shop and other items to enhance visitors stay

THE HARRODSBURG HERALD

Your Community – Your News

101 West Broadway Street, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-2726

Website: www.harrodsburgherald.com

The Stories that Matter, The Facts you Need, The Sports you Love! Serving Mercer Countians since 1884

Newspaper – Broadcasting and Media Production Company

HOPE CLINIC AND PHARMACY

A partnership of Ephraim McDowell Health, Heart of Kentucky United Way, The Salvation Army, Boyle County Health Department

Boyle County Health Department
448 South Third Street, Danville

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Clinic Hours: Monday-Thursday 5:30 – 9:30 pm

Pharmacy: Outpatient Pharmacy located on the first floor of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center

Pharmacy Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Phone: 859-236-4473 or 859-239-2363

Website: www.emhealth.org/indes.php/aboutus/emh-foundation

Provides healthcare access to low-income, chronically ill patients who lack insurance.

Services:

  • Medical care and prescriptions for patients with
    • High Blood Pressure
    • High Cholesterol
    • Type II Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • GERD

Eligibility:

Income eligible, uninsured residents of: Boyle, Casey, Garrard, Lincoln, Mercer and Washington Counties. Contact The Salvation Army for details.

Fees: Varies

Volunteers: Yes

ISAIAH HOUSE TREATMENT CENTER

2084 Main Street, Willisburg, KY 40078

Business hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admissions is open 24 Hours/7 Days

Phone: 859-375-9200

Website: www.isaiah-house.org

Isaiah House provides Hope, Healing, Opportunity, Purpose and Employment

Services:

  • Faith based
  • Non-profit addiction treatment center
  • Short term
  • Long term
  • Residential
  • Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
  • Outpatient (OP)
  • Substance use disorder treatment for men and women
  • Medication-Assisted treatment (MAT)
  • Parenting Classes
  • Therapy
  • Counseling
  • After Care
  • Transitional Living
  • Job skills training
  • Various facilities and locations

Fees: Accepts Kentucky Medicaid, commercial insurance, KORE vouchers and self-pay. Programs that can help for those that are uninsured.

ISAIAH HOUSE TREATMENT CENTER

Facilities and Locations:
  • Isaiah House Corporate Office
    1090 Industry Road
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
  • Women’s Residential Centers
    Admission’s - 859-873-9277
    • Isaiah House Women’s Center – Hustonville
    • Isaiah House Women’s Center – Versailles
    • Lisa Walker Center – Harrodsburg
    • Shelley Center – Harrodsburg
  • Men’s Residential Centers
    Admission’s – 859-375-9200
    • Isaiah House Main – Willisburg
    • Greg Bowen/Jake Kuertz – Chaplin
  • Real Hope Behavioral Health
    859-239-9598
    975 Hustonville Road, Danville, KY 40422 #7
  • Real Health Primary Care
    859-209-2331
    975 Hustonville Road, Danville, KY 40422 #9

MERCER COUNTY 4-H

1007 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-4378

Website: www.mercer.ca.uky.edu

To promote the development of youth into productive self-directing and contributing members of society.

Services:

  • Youth opportunities to be involved in 4-H Specialty Clubs
  • 4-H Events/Activities

Eligibility:

  • Cloverbud – 5-8 years old
  • 4-H Member – 9-19 years old

Fees: General membership fee, cost varies according to activities, clubs and events

Volunteers: Opportunities available for Teen Leaders - 12-18 years old, Adult Leaders 19 years and older in all areas of programming

MERCER AREA FAMILY EDUCATION AND WELLNESS INC. MAFEW (Formerly YMCA)

130 North College Street, Harrodsburg

Hours:

  • Office Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Daycare Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-9622

Website: www.mafew.org

Putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Services:

  • Childcare ages 12 months to 12 years
  • Summer Program
  • Youth and Adult Sports Programming
  • Healthy Kids Day
  • Annual Community Christmas Event
  • And other events

Fees: Vary. Scholarships and financial assistance may be available

Volunteers: Always needed

MERCER COUNTY ADULT DAY PROGRAM

1475 Louisville Road, Harrodsburg, KY (Senior Citizen Center)

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-5187 Senior Citizen Center – 859-734-5185

Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org

Provides relief for the caregiver. The program provides a stimulating and supportive environment, individual personal care and therapeutic activities. The participants are afforded an opportunity to continue to meet their social, emotional and physical needs while improving control of physical and mental functioning.

Services:

  • Meals
  • Exercise
  • Crafts
  • Music
  • Games
  • Mental stimulation

Eligibility:

Adults 21+ that require supportive supervision, including specially designed social program for seniors age 60+ and adults with Alzheimer’s and related conditions.

Fees: Sliding fee scale

Volunteers: Yes

MERCER COUNTY ADULT EDUCATION

1100 Danville Road, Harrodsburg, KY

Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Phone: 859-605-2211

Contact: Kristen Wade

Website: www.mercercountyadulted.com

Services:

  • GED Preparation
  • GED Testing
  • Adult Basic Education
  • ESL
  • Job Readiness testing
  • College and Career Planning and Preparation
  • Transition to College

Eligibility:

Age 18 and up

Fees: The cost for services, materials and the cost to take the GED are FREE

MERCER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

101 South Main Street, Suite#1, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-2365

Website: www.mercerchamber.com

Provides leadership, support and education necessary for economic stability and growth through involvement in business, government and community activities.

Services:

  • Provides a medium through which people can take effective action for the progress of the community
  • Helps create job opportunities through stimulation of industrial and commercial growth
  • Host job and career fairs
  • Help connect citizens to jobs and continuing education in our workforce development efforts
  • Seeks the improvement of the community
  • Supports and facilitates community events and gatherings
  • Keeps a current calendar of community events
  • Works to support and develop the agriculture industry of the area
  • Serves as a partner of every business and every professional person in the area
  • Our environmental program Lean 2 Green does 2 community clean ups a year and assists with beautification in areas outside the historic district

Eligibility: Any citizen who is interested in helping to develop the area (which means more money, business, jobs and other better living for everyone) is eligible to be a member

Fees: Dues structure is designed to permit individuals and even the smallest business to be members

Volunteers: Yes

MERCER COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICES

1007 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-4378

Website: www.mercer.ca.uky.edu

Educational resource for all Kentuckians that serves as a catalyst to build better communities and improve quality of life.

Services: Educational programs, clubs and community service opportunities, including:

  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Agriculture & Natural Resource information, resources and programs
  • Community & Economic Development programs, resources and activities
  • Family & Consumer Science programs, resources and activities

Eligibility: Residents of Mercer County

Fees: Varies on program

Volunteers: Yes

MERCER COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT

227 Morris Drive, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-4326 Ext 3

Planning begins and ends with the needs of the people: food, air, water, shelter, space, health, education, mobility, work and play – all the factors of life. Provision of these needs is as intricate, as complicated, as unchanging and as continuous as life itself. The Mercer County Conservation District plans to take the lead in the challenge of meeting the needs of the land and of the people on the land, thereby improving the quality of life for all.

Programs:

  • The district will be accepting requests for cost-share funding under the Kentucky Soil and Water Quality Cost Share Program (call to ask for dates of application). This program was created to assist agricultural operations in protecting the soil and water resources of Kentucky. This program allows funds to be administered through conservation districts with priority given to animal waste related problems. This program contains best management practices that include: (1) rotational grazing systems, (2) alternative watering systems, (3) heavy use feeding areas including concrete, (4) sinkhole protection, (5) grassed waterways, and vegetative critical areas, just to name a few examples. Funding for practices will be approved by the Kentucky Soil and Water Conservation Commission as practices up to the maximum amount ($20,000.00) allowed per applicant per year.
  • County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) The CAIP program is supported by the KY Agricultural Development Fund, producers select from eleven investment areas to improve their farming operation. They are: (1) Agricultural Diversification, (2) Agri Tech & Leadership Development, (3) Large Animal, (4) Small Animal, (5) Farm Infrastructure, (6) Fencing & On-Farm Water, (7) Forage & Grain Improvement, (8) Innovative Agricultural Systems, (9) On-Farm Energy, (10) Poultry & Other Fowl, (11) Value-Added & Marketing. This program is at a 50% cost-share rate. Mercer County landowners can receive up to ($4,000.00). Sign-up period varies from last of July, to first of August for 3 weeks. For more information call 859-734-4326 Ext 3 to speak with Linda.
  • Educational Programs:
    • $1,000.00 4-YEAR RENEWABLE SCHOLARSHIPS. Available for high school seniors. Applicant must be an agriculture or environmental science student. Between high school graduation and college graduation and have a grade point average of 205 in high school, 2.0 the first year (2 semesters) in college, 2.8 per year thereafter. The scholarship will be paid at the rate of $500.00 per semester as long as these requirements are met. Checks will be made payable to the student and the college. Applicants must be enrolled in college at the time of scholarship presentation.
    • ART & WRITING CONSERVATION CONTEST – The art contest is for 1st – 5th grades, the writing contest is for 6th – 12th grades. Available around the first of November each year to Burgin & Mercer County School systems, and Home School Students.
  • Community Services:
    • Tree Rebate Certificate to all Mercer County Landowners who buys a tree from Reynolds Nursery at 219 Kirkwood Road, Salvisa. Only local nursery in county. Each landowner can receive 50% of cost of tree ( with $75.00 cap).
    • FREE Tree Seedlings Giveaway (around March 25 each year)
    • FREE Wildlife food plot mix (5#bag) (around May 5 each year)
  • Rental Equipment Available: To schedule call Equipment Manager,
    Johnnie Bailey
     4 – 10 ft Haybuster No-till Drills
     1 – 10ft Truax No-till Drill
     1 Wheatheart Post Driver
     Weed Wiper
     1 – 2 row John Deere Corn Planter
     1 – 200 gallon sprayer for RoundUp
     1 – 300 gallon sprayer for 2-4 D

FREE Soil testing: Mercer County gardeners, farmers & landowners through the year. This is co-sponsored with the Mercer Co. Extension Service

MERCER COUNTY FARM SERVICE AGENCY

225 Morris Drive, Harrodsburg

Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-4326 Ext 2

Website: www.usda.gov

Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

Services:

  • Farm Programs
    • Implements ad hoc disaster programs
    • Provides credit to agricultural producers who are unable to receive private, commercial credit
  • Farm Loans
    • Special emphasis on providing loans to beginning, minority and women farmers and ranchers
  • Commodity Operations
    • Division purchases and delivers commodities for use in humanitarian programs at home and abroad
    • Administration of farm commodity program
  • Management and State Operations
  • Conservation Reserve Program
    • FSA’s long-standing tradition of conserving the nation’s natural resources continues
  • FSA programs help feed America’s school children and hungry people around the globe
  • Additionally, the agency supports the nation’s disabled citizens by purchasing products made by these persons

Eligibility: Open to the public

Fees: Some fees may apply depending on program signup

MERCER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HARM REDUCTION SYRINGE EXCHANGE PROGRAM

900 North College Street, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Closed for lunch 12-1 HIV testing on Tuesday and Thursday for walk ins, Other times available by appointment

Phone: 859-734-4522

To stop the spread of HIV and Hep C by providing people who use injection drugs new syringes and injection equipment

Services:

  • Provide instant HIV testing, with referral for treatment if positive
  • Hepatitis C testing and referral to treatment
  • Referrals for PrEP
  • Provide clients with new sterile syringes and other new injection equipment
  • Provide a place to dispose of used syringes
  • Substance use disorder treatment referrals
  • Referrals to other Health Department clinic services (family planning, vaccines, etc)
  • Free Narcan to people in the program and to anyone in the community
  • Sexual health counseling
  • Safe sex supplies
  • Community syringe clean up

Fees: The Harm Reduction Syringe Exchange Program is completely free, anonymous and confidential. Walk in anytime the clinic is open. HIV testing is completely free and not insurance billable.

MERCER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

900 North College Street, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Phone:
859-734-4522 Clinic
859-734-2229 Administration, Community & Environmental

Fax:
859-734-0568 Clinic & Administration
859-734-2968 Environmental

Website: www.mercerkyhd.org

To ensure the provision of preventative health services, health education and environmental health services to the people of Mercer County at the lowest possible cost either by the provision of these services ourselves or working in collaboration with other providers.

Services:

  • Medical Services including
    • Immunizations
    • TB Testing
    • Lead Screening
    • Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings
    • Hearing/Vision Screenings
  • Community Education Programs
    • Prenatal Care
    • Family Planning
    • Other issues
  • Programs and Resources in sexual health:
    • Testing for sexually-transmitted diseases
    • Pregnancy testing
    • AIDS prevention
    • HIV testing
    • Syringe exchange service
  • Hands Program
    • Home visitation for first time parents
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Supplemental Nutrition Program for families
  • Environmental Health activities include
    • Food safety inspections
    • Public faculty inspections
    • On Site sewage disposal
    • Complaints and support

Eligibility:

Appointments required for all services. Walk-ins are welcome, if time permits after appointments. All medical services are confidential.

Fees: Sliding scale fee. Charges for services based on income and number of people in household

  • Insurance accepted
    • Kentucky Medicaid
    • Medicare Part B for immunizations
    • Anthem
    • Humana

MERCER COUNTY HORTICULTURE

1007 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-4378

Website: www.ces.ca.uky.edu/mercer

Facebook: Mercer County Cooperative Extension-Horticulture

To provide horticulture related information to homeowners, youth, smaller growers, farmers market members, commercial growers and anyone in the community who has an interest in horticulture.

Services:

  • Horticulture classes
  • Diagnostic services for
    • Insects
    • Plant disease
    • Plant identification
    • Soil sampling/fertilizer recommendations
    • Farmers market information
    • Vegetable plant/seed giveaways
    • Gardening & Beekeeping Clubs

Eligibility: Majority of programs are targeted towards adults, all ages are welcome depending on the program.

Fees: Most classes are free. Cost varies depending on the class being offered

Volunteers: Opportunities are available for adults and teens

MERCER COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

1475 Louisville Road, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: 859-734-5185

Website: www.bluegrasscommunityaction.org

Provides services to elderly population to enable our seniors to be at home instead of a long-term care facility.

Services:

  • Transportation
  • Congregate and home delivered meals
  • Home care
  • Personal care
  • Exercise
  • Recreation
  • Speakers
  • Health fairs
  • Education
  • Social games

Eligibility: 60 years old or older

Volunteers: To call Bingo on Wednesdays, Speakers, Entertainment

MERCER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

109 West Lexington Street, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: 859-734-3680

Website: www.mcplib.info

Access to numerous electronic resources through our web page, including college admissions testing preparation for ACT, SAT and more. Access to EBSCO, allowing access to over 400 informational databases around the world. Electronic genealogy resources and on site research assistance. Countless resources through Kentucky Virtual (KYVL). Access to Hoopla and Libby, free digital resources for ebooks, audiobooks, movies and television series. Tumblebooks and TeenBook Cloud have resources for children and teens.

Full public library service 6 days a week

Services:

  • Books for adults, children, teens as well as large print, genealogy and Kentucky titles
  • Graphic novel collections
  • DVD’s, music and audio books available for checkout
  • Ability to check out computers, hot spots, STEAM kits and more
  • Programs for adults, teens and children available periodically
  • Meeting room available for organizations, with A/V capabilities
  • Internet access and computer usage is free to anyone with a guess pass
  • Wifi internet access available from 9 am to 10 pm in the vicinity (ie the parking lot)
  • Genealogy resources available including archives of the Harrodsburg Herald and many volumes of genealogical materials, for use within the library
  • Ancestry.com available within the library
  • Bookmobile travels throughout the county available upon request
  • Local and National newspapers available daily
  • Inter Library Loan (ILL) services available
  • Copies: 10 cents per side (color or black and white)
  • Fax: No Charge
  • Free library card for new eligible patrons

Eligibility: Mercer County residents & residents of qualifying neighboring counties. Proof of residence required

Overdue fines for equipment and ILL loans.

No overdue fines charged for books, patrons are charged for lost items after 42 days.

Policies subject to change without notice. Contact MCPL to confirm

Mercer Transformation, Inc.

132 North Main, Harrodsburg

Hours: Monday-Friday 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Phone: 859-605-2026

Website: www.mercer.transformation.com

Create Opportunities for the residents of Mercer County in an effort to revitalize individuals and families through the intergration of available resources.

Services:

  • Community Tutoring Initiative
    • Free tutoring services, if reading below their reading level
    • 1st – 3rd grade
    • 4th grade
    • 5th grade
  • Celebrate Recovery
    • Faith-based
    • 12 Step Recovery Program
    • Saturday’s at 5:00 pm
  • Community Lunches
    • Sack lunch distribution
    • Monday-Friday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Commodity Distribution to Senior Citizens
    • 2nd Thursday each month
    • Lions Building 450 East Factory Street, Harrodsburg
  • Hands Up
    • Employment Support
    • Partnering with Kentucky Career Center

Fees: All services are free

Volunteers: Yes we use volunteers for all programs

MERCER TRANSFORMATION’S, INC.

COMPASSIONATE RIDES

Your Partner in the Journey to Recovery

Are you or a Loved one on the path to recovery from substance use? We understand that transportation can be a challenge, and we’re here to help.

Our compassionate and reliable transportation service is designed to support individuals and families affected by substance use.

PROVIDED FOR MERCER COUNTY RESIDENCE ONLY:

Services:

  • Safe and Comfortable
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Door to Door Service

For:

  • Doctor Appointments
  • SUD Treatment
  • More……

CALL OR TEXT 859-361-2785

The Mercer County Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Public Health Nurse I
General Duties include:
This position serves under the direction of the Director. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Provides entry-level nursing functions and services to individuals and families under close supervision in a clinic or community setting, focusing on the prevention of illness, injury or disability, the promotion of health and maintenance of the health of populations. The nurse in this classification would receive job specific training in the requirements and scope of practice of the various assigned health department programs and services.Health department services are provided to all age populations. A brief description of health department services include adult and child immunizations, well child examinations, family planning exams, WIC services/promotion, dental varnish for children, pandemic response, public health preparedness, basic patient care, harm reduction services and promotion of the health department within the community.
Minimum Education, Training or Experience:
See special requirements.
Special Requirements:
(Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.
Starting Salary:
$20.30-$25.24/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 17
Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by November 11, 2022. Transcripts must be provided before the close date if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded.  Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing.  Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer.
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