ASP has been in Breathitt County for many years. ASP typically stays with Jackson Independent Schools and this year they are getting major construction upgrades to the school so ASP volunteers are working with the Breathitt County School District to stay at one of their elementary schools.
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Sleeping Quarters: Volunteers will be sleeping in the gym. This space is air conditioned.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: Meals will be eaten in the school cafeteria.
Showers: Showers will be outside in a shower trailer.
Recreation Space: There is some outdoor space with a playground and grass area. There is also a walking trail around the campus that volunteers are welcome to explore.
Closest Medical Facility: Kentucky River Medical Center, 540 Jett Dr. Jackson, KY 41339
About the Community
County Seat: Jackson, KY
Major Employers: Coal Mining
Per Capita Income: $19,053
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 35.50%
Interesting Facts: During World War I the county filled its quota of service men by volunteers only. They had so many sign up there was no need to instate the draft.
Learn more about the area by visiting official Breathitt County, KY website.