A supportive and therapeutic social program of supervision and care provided in an out-of-home setting to eligible adults during a part of a day, but less than twenty-four (24) hour care. Planned activities are provided in a group setting, if appropriate, snacks and a noonday meal are provided.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • A person age 60 plus who is physically disabled or frail as a result of medical condition or age and who needs supervision or assistance during part of the day.

  • A person age 60 plus who is mentally confused and needs supervision to prevent injury and assure proper nutrition and medication use.

  • A person age 60 plus who, because of emotional or social needs, could benefit from the individualized attention and the social structure available through these services, which are not otherwise available.

  • A person or any age with diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia disorder, as confirmed by a written statement from a physician after a diagnostic evaluation.


Cost of Services:

Cost for adult day care services are based on a sliding fee scale. During the initial assessment, the case manager will review client income and medical expenses to determine and adjusted income to be used in determining cost for services.


Adult Day Care Center Locations:

Harlan County Committee on Aging - Harlan

Director: Georgiana Saylor Milwee

P. O. Box 1246

Harlan, KY 40831

Phone: (606) 573-3496

Fax: (606) 573-3496


Henderson Settlement - Frakes Senior Care

Director: Frankie Blackburn

P. O. Box 205

Frakes, KY 40940

Phone: (606) 337-7920

Fax: (606) 337-2225


Knox County Health Department

Director: Lois Helton

261 Hospital Drive

Barbourville, KY 40906

Phone: (606) 546-5919

Fax: (606) 546-2168


Red Bird Mission

Director: Tracy Nolan

70 Queendale Center

Beverly, KY 40913

Phone: (606) 598-3155

Fax: (606) 598-3151


Rockcastle County Senior Citizens - Mt. Vernon

Director: Sherry Holbrook

P. O. Box 691

Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

Phone: (606) 256-4316

Fax: (606) 256-1626


Senior Citizens of Whitley County

Director: Virginia Hayes

208 South Second Street

Williamsburg, KY 40769

Phone: (606) 549-5600


Updated 6/20/2016