Paducah Cooperative Ministry
402 Legion Drive
Paducah, KY - 42003
Homeless Services & Fresh Start Village
PCM began operating a shelter in 1990, offering on-site care by our Homeless Shelter Director and our part-time shelter supervisor. Today, PCM operates the newly opened Fresh Start Village for homeless women and children.
Emergency relief funds in an amount of up to $100 per year per family or individual are available to McCracken County area residents in need in the following areas:
Prescription assistance (for non-narcotic medications)
In order to receive assistance, the following information must be provided:
Social Security cards for all family members
Proof of income in the form of award letter or check stubs
For rental assistance: an eviction notice
For utility assistance: a disconnect notice
For prescription assistance: a statement from the area pharmacy
PCM provides a 2-3 day supply of emergency groceries to families in crisis once a month up to five times in any given one-year period. To qualify for assistance, households must provide:
Picture identification of applying member
Social Security cards for all members of the household
Proof of income (i.e., award letter or 3 consecutive check stubs)
Contact Karen Burton at 270.442.6795 for more information.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CFSP Senior Program)
This federal nutrition program provides government commodity food items to 400 low-income, senior residents of McCracken County on a monthly basis. For more information, contact Kathy Rowland at 270.442.6795.
Temporary hot, cooked meals are provided to elderly convalescing individuals referred by area hospitals. Meals are prepared and delivered by the Paducah/McCracken Senior Center and funded by PCM. Contact Guelda Wooldridge at 270.443.8579 for more information.