ASP has operated temporary centers in Perry County since 1985 but have had a permanent residence in Chavies since 1990.
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Type: ASP owned
Sleeping Quarters: Air conditioned facility. There are sleeping rooms complete with bunk beds. You will need to bring pillows and sleeping bags.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a cafeteria with picnic tables inside and on a covered porch.
Showers: Divided showers are available in each bathroom.
Recreation Space: There is a large gravel area and a covered back porch where volunteers tend to hang out and play four square. There is also an evening gathering room upstairs with couches, chairs, and board games.
Closest Medical Facility: Appalachian Regional Healthcare: 200 Medical Center Dr, Hazard, KY 41701
About the Community
County Seat: Hazard, KY
Major Employers: Coal Mining
Per Capita Income: $12,224
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 29%
Interesting Facts: Chavies is located near Hazard, KY; however, this is not the area that the the show Dukes of Hazzard was based on. That show was based in Georgia.
Tourism: Learn more about Perry County, KY here.