See also City of Bowling Green - Housing Assistance
Barren River Area Safe Space
270-781-9334 / 270-843-1183 (CRISIS LINE)
Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling, case management, court advocacy, children's services, and referrals to other agencies for victims of domestic violence.
City of Bowling Green Housing & Community Development Department
1017 College Street
The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is a federally funded program administered within the City Limits of Bowling Green. The primary goal of Section 8 is rental assistance to persons of very low income, allowing them to rent existing market housing that is decent, safe, and sanitary. The program follows federal regulations as well as local policy. Individual subsidy is calculated using household income and the Fair Market Rent standards published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Community Action - Community Services Block Grant
200 East 4th Street
Provides services to people in need regarding employment, education, housing, self-sufficiency, emergency services, community participation, and economic development so that living conditions can be improved; other programs managed through this office include the Supportive Housing Program, the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), the CSBG Garden Program, scholarships, and the Emergency Food & Shelter Program.
Community Action - Weatherization/CARES
921 Beauty Avenue
Provides energy conservation improvements to the dwelling of low-income families residing in poorly insulated homes, which are designed to make homes safer and provide healthier living environments for families.
Habitat for Humanity
517 West 11th Street
An ecumenical Christian organization that partners with low-income families to build new homes. This is a hand-up program, not a hand-out program which allows the homeowner to be involved in the actual construction of the home, and in return, the family receives an interest-free mortgage for the home.
HANDS – Housing Assistance & Development Services, Inc.
1133 Adams Street
A community-based organization that creates affordable housing opportunities for low to moderate income families and works to revitalize neighborhoods. Programs include homeownership counseling, multi-family housing, and foreclosure and loss mitigation counseling.
400 West Main Street
Primary role is to provide shelter and food to those in need, as well as make referrals to other community services; transportation vouchers, heating assistance when funds are available.
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