Marshall County General Assistance Information

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

Before You Dig
Organization established to provide a communication link between excavators and operators of underground utilities.
800-752-6007 |

Better Business Bureau
Business accreditation organization. Allows consumer to file complaints against businesses, and tracks scams.
844 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40203
800-388-2222 |

Community Health Worker – Marshall County Health Department
Helps connect community members with available resources.
270-252-2712 |

Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce
The central agency that unites the forces of the community for its improvement and development. Business Association.
17 U.S. Highway 68 West, Benton, KY 42025
270-527-7665 |

Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
Tourism commission, Marshall County Information, Kentucky Lake Information, Things to do, Places to stay, Where to eat, Events
93 Carroll Rd., Benton, KY 42025
270-527-3128 |

Kentucky Legal Aid
The mission of Kentucky Legal Aid is to assist and enable low income families, elderly, disabled and other vulnerable individuals in South Central and Western Kentucky to resolve legal problems that are barriers to self sufficiency, and to provide these individuals an opportunity for an improved quality of life.
1122 Jefferson St, Paducah, KY 42001
Kentucky Legal Aid – 800-782-1924 | Western Kentucky Legal Aid – 270-442-5518 |

Marshall County Public Libraries
Public Library: Offers a variety of programs for children of all ages and adults. Events, clubs, book borrowing, digital library, archives
1003 Poplar Street, Benton KY 42025
23 Park Road, Calvert City, KY 42029
4640 Murray Highway, 4640 Murray Highway
270-527-9969 |

Kentucky Talking Books Library
Provides free library service to people who cannot read traditional print because they have a visual, physical, or reading disability.  Audio and Braille materials are sent to and from users by postage-free mail. 
300 Coffee Tree Road, Frankfort, KY 40601
800-372-2968 |

Kentucky Relay Service (for the hearing impaired)
The purpose of TRS is to relay calls between deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired individuals who use a TTY, Captel or VCO to communicate on the telephone. TRS is a 24 hours a day, seven days a week service, allowing the consumer to “talk” to anyone, anytime, anywhere without having to worry about communication barriers. 
632 Versailles Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601
Voice: 800-648-6057 | T.D.D.: 800-648-6056 |

Marshall County 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 |

Merryman House Domestic Violence Assistance
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  |

Public Service Commission Consumer Hot Line
The KCPA protects Kentucky’s citizens from unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in trade or commerce.  
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 200 Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 
888-432-9257 |

Purchase Area Development District
Focused on providing parents, child care providers, community partners, and employers with as much support as possible to make families successful.  
1002 Medical Drive, P O Box 588, Mayfield KY 42066 
270-247-7171 | 877-352-5183 |

Last Update 4-11-23