Marshall County Family Assistance Information

Bags of hope Food and Clothing Pantry

Benton First United Methodist Church
Food Pantry Open Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m 
845 US Hwy 641 Spur, Benton, KY
270-527-3990 |

Bloodriver Baptist Association 
Food pantry open on MONDAYS AND THURSDAY ONLY – 2-5 p.m.
MUST BRING PROOF OF Income, Address, Driver’s License or picture I.D., 
Social Security Number and Food Stamp Verification. 
47 Aurora Hwy, Hardin, KY  

Calvert City United Methodist Church
Open the Third Monday of each month in Fellowship Hall from 5-6:30 p.m. (Go to back of church under canopy and watch for sign)
571 Oak Parks Boulevard, Calvert City, KY 42029

First Baptist Church
Food Assistance by Appointment Only
910 Main Street, Benton, KY  
270-527-7575 |

Marcella’s Kitchen (Free Meals)
Serving hot meals during the day, located near Draffenville. 
242 Griggstown Road, Benton, KY 42025

Marshall County Caring Need Line (Food, Clothing, Household, Utilities)
Offering food assistance for those in need.  Must bring proof of: Household income for everyone in home, Social Security Cards for all household members, General Notice of Action (food stamp letter), & Picture ID for anyone over 18 in household. 
270-527-0024 |

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 |

West Kentucky Allied Services (Emergency food, clothing, housing services)
Alzheimer’s Disease Respite Program, Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Energy Assistance, Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP),  Home Care , Purchase Employment Program, Senior Community Services, Employment Program, Senior Medicare Patrol, Weatherization, WinterCare  
1101 Main Street, Benton KY 42025 
270-527-9766  |