Marshall County Emergency Information

For any emergency 911

Suicide and Crisis Hotline

Abuse Hotline (Elder)
Hotline to report child, adult, and elder abuse and neglect. It is for NON-EMERGENCY situations.
877-597-2331 |

Benton Police Department
Police department serving the city of Benton.
1009 Main St #3, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3126 |

Police department serving Calvert City.
861 5th Ave SE, Calvert City, KY 42029
270-395-4545 |

Chest Pain & Stroke Hotline
Questions about heart attack and stroke symptoms Hotline 
800-575-1911 |

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Domestic Violence Hotline (Merryman House)
24 hour Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline, 24-hour emergency shelter, Lethality Assessment Program, Assistance with Emergency Protective Orders, Medical advocacy, Crisis Counseling for adults and children, Relocation Services; Mental health support, Support groups, Comprehensive Case Management, Psychoeducation, Financial Assistance, Housing Search and Placement, Financial Literacy Classes/Economic Empowerment, Transportation, Resource connection and referrals, Children’s services; Housing case management, Housing stabilization, Credit repair, Micro-loan programs/Savings plans, On-going case management and support, Purchase Area Spouse Abuse 
PO Box 98, Paducah, KY 42002 
800-585-2686 or  270-443-6001  | 

Four Rivers Behavioral Health Crisis Line
24-hour Crisis and Information Line: crisis counseling, information, or referral to the appropriate community resource
800-592-3980 |

Heartland Cares Foundation
Provides disaster relief and/or emergency hardship assistance to employees of Heartland Payment Systems and their immediate dependents (which may include individuals with a significant relationship to such employees) who experience a qualifying financial hardship for reasons beyond their control, and as a result are in need of immediate assistance.
619 N 30th St., Paducah, KY 42001
270-444-8183 |

Humane Society (Owner Surrender)
Owner surrendered cats and dogs are admitted on a criteria of health, personality and available space.
6301 US HWY 68 East Benton, KY 42025

KY HIV Hotline
HIV+/ AIDS Hotline 

KY Regional Poison Control Center
The Kentucky Poison Control Center serves all 120 counties in the commonwealth of Kentucky. Our specially trained staff of nurses, physicians and pharmacists are available 24 hours a day 365 days a year to answer questions and respond to emergencies involving possible poisons.
231 E Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202
800-764-7661 |

KY State Police EMERGENCY 
8366 State Route 45 North, Hickory, Kentucky 42051
800-222-5555 |

Lifeline alert service: the in-home communication box and the help button on either a necklace or bracelet; area includes Paducah, Mayfield, Murray, Fulton, Hickman, Wickcliffe, Benton, Smithland, Eddyville
2501 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
270-575-2779 |

Lotus Children’s Advocacy & Sexual Violence Resource Center

As Kentucky’s regional children’s advocacy and sexual violence resource center for the Purchase Area, Lotus serves survivors of child abuse and sexual assault as well as their supportive family members. We are committed to serving all survivors and do not discriminate against anyone on any basis. ALL ARE WELCOME! Services provided in part or fully by federal, state, and local funds.

24 Hour Helpline: 1-800-928-7273 | Phone: 270-534-4422
Paducah Office: 1605 North Friendship Road, Paducah, KY 42001
Murray Office: Weaks Center, Suites B, I, J, 607 Poplar Street, Murray, KY 42071 |


Marshall County Animal Care & Control
839 Benton-Briensburg Rd, Benton, Kentucky 42025
270-527-0954 | 270-527-1333  

Marshall County Sheriffs Office
Responsible for the collection of county taxes, security of the courts, the service of legal process and orders of the court, enforcement of Marshall County Ordinances and Kentucky Revised Statutes within the boundaries of Marshall County.
202 W 5th St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3112 |    

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Domestic Violence Help, Advocacy, Information, Crisis Information
TTY: 1-800-787-3224

National Runaway Safeline
Run Away/Youth Crisis Hotline
800-448-4663 |

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Emergency Suicide Intervention
800-273-8255 |

Office of Emergency Management
Responsible for the coordination of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery efforts pertaining to major emergencies or disasters arising from natural or man-made causes
1101 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-4739 |

Poison Control

Red Cross
The Red Cross provides shelter, food, health and mental health services to help families and entire communities get back on their feet after a disaster occurs.
307 Main St, Benton, KY 42025
270-442-3575 |

Run Away/Youth Crisis Hotline

Sexual Abuse & Assault Hotline

Substance Abuse Crisis Line

TTY Suicide Crisis Line, Hearing Impaired
24 Hour Crisis Line for Hearing Impaired Individuals 
Dial 711, then 988

U.S. Marshal’s Service
Regional Fugitive Task Force
U.S. Courthouse, 501 Broadway Street, Room 231, Paducah, KY 42001
270-415-1700 | 

Last Update 4-11-2023