Residents who need assistance with food, toiletries and clothing come into the Henry County Help Center located at 4844 N. Main street, Eminence Ky to fill out an application for benefits. During the application process food allergies, medical issues, family size and ages of beneficiaries are documented to determine the specific benefits available. Each household approved is given a specific appointment time to receive their benefits and during each following visit they will be given an appointment for their next benefit meeting.
Henry County consists of small towns with a rural population of 40.1%. According to the 2010 census report, Henry County has 15,416 residents. Henry County is a working class poor community. 10.4% of households have annual income of less than $10,000 and an additional 5.9% have annual incomes below $15,000. The total population living below the poverty threshold during the last 12 months according to the Rural Data Portal report was 2,787 or 18.5% compared to the national average of 13.8%.
Our Partners are the heart and soul of the organization. Partners donate money, talent, food, clothing, toiletries and their time. The success of the program depends on their hard work and dedication and we are blessed to have so many friends. Getting involved with the Henry County Help Center is as easy as contacting our program director at 502-777-0970. We accept financial donations as well as food, toiletries and of course your time. We are a 501(c)(3) charity and business donations are greatly appreciated.