Other Mission Sites

Mission Sites in Appalachia

Legend for symbols/abbreviations:

JH        Junior High
SH       Senior High
C         College/Seminary
YA      Young Adults
A         Adults
FAM   Family
CP       Couples
I           Individuals

ALMOST HEAVEN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC
P.O. Box 913
Franklin, WV 26807
Phone:  304-358-7642
E-mail: Workcamps@AlmostHeavenHabitat.org

Low income housing ministry using volunteer labor to build houses with families in need.  Year-round opportunities.  Group size 1 – 52 JH, SH, C. YA, A, FAM, CP, I

APPALACHIA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
P.O. Box 36
135 East Robbins Road
Robbins, TN  37852
Phone: 423-627-2507
E-mail:  appalachiahfh@yahoo.com

Home construction and major repairs.  Applications accepted all year for senior highs (age 15) and older.  Work season as weather permits.  Preferred group size less than 20.  SH, C. A, I

APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT, INC.
Administrative Office 4523 Bristol Hwy
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: 423-854-8800, ext 208
E-mail: cbailey@ASPhone.org
Web site: www.asphome.org

APPALACHIAN SOUTH FOLKLIFE CENTER
P.O. Box 10
Pipestem, WV 25979
Phone: 304-466-0626
E-mail: the.folks@folklifecenter.org
Web site: www.folklifecenter.org

Home repair for low income and elderly.  Accept single couples wanting to serve in various capacities.  Applications accepts year-round.  Groups limited to 50.  JH and older accepted.

BIG CREEK PEOPLE IN ACTION
HC32 Box 541
Ward, WV 24892
Phone: 304-875-3418
E-mail:  bcpia3418@betsape.net

Housing and community center rehab.  Maximum group of 50.  Year round.  JH, SH, C, A

CHRISTIAN OUTREACH WITH APPALACHIAN PEOPLE, INC (COAP)
P.O. Box 1617
Harlan, KY 40831
Phone: 606-573-9853
E-mail: coapinc@aol.com

Repair and/or construct homes for low and very low-income families.  Each job site as a COAP supervisor.  Some evening activities may be included.  High school and up.  Year round work.  Average size of group 7 – 25.  SH, C, A, I

CONNELLSVILLE AREA COMMUNITY MINISTRIES
201 E. Fairview Ave.
Connellsville, PA 15425
Phone 724-626-1120 or 714-626-1121
E-mail:  connmin@localnet.com

Projects include low income home repair, home improvements and occasional work on facilities such as community/service centers or small churches.  Occasionally use volunteers to help with programs such as soup kitchens, pre-school/day care, used clothing outlet, emergency food pantry.  Groups of less than 25; individuals and long-term volunteers.  Housing in local churches and 3 retreat centers.  SH, C, A, I

CRANKS CREEK SURVIVAL CENTER
P.O. Box 32
Cranks, KY 40820
Phone: 606-573-2812

Projects include home rehab, cleaning up property, getting firewood.  Work year round.  Any group size; individuals accepted.  JH, SH, C, A, I, FAM

THE DAVID SCHOOL
P.O. Box 1
David, KY 41616
Phone:  606-886-8374
E-mail:  davidschool@se-tel.com

Projects include yard work, painting and vacation Bible school.  Year round.  Maximum of 40.
SH, C, A

EPWORTH CENTER
301 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 538
Bethesda, Ohio 43719
Phone: 740-484-4705
Fax: 740-484-0252
E-mail: epworthcenter@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.epworthcenter.org

GRACE HOUSE
14428 Marshall Retreat Rd
St. Paul, VA 24283
Phone: 276-395-6588

Labor/learning programs include home repair and mission work; theological reflection and group worship; educational programs that deal with social, economic and political challenges and realities in Appalachia; group recreation.  Ages 12-adult accepted for February-November work season.  Group size:  up to 30; no individuals.  Junior and Senior high must have adult sponsors.  College must have faculty sponsor.  Cost $16.50 per person per night; group is responsible for building materials cost for projects.  JH, SH, C, A

HARVEST OF HOPE
3383 Sweet Hollow Road
Big Island, VA 24526
Phone: 800-333-4597
E-mail:  SOSAHOH@endhunger.org
Web site:  www.endhunger.org

A Christian hunger education retreat built around the work of gleaning, education and worship.  Projects are held in Florida, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Mississippi, Missouri, Washington, DC and Virginia to salvage fruits and vegetables left after the harvest.  Events are held in the spring, summer and fall.  Group size 6-18.  Cost is $75/weekends, $185/week per person.  Teams of 6; one or two per church.  JH, SH, C, A

HEART AND HAND HOUSE
P.O. Box 128
Philippi, WV 26416
Phone: 304-457-1295
E-mail: ministry@heartandhandhouse.org

Projects in North Central WV for low income and Native Americans include home repairs, room additions and roof repairs depending on skill level.  5 minute video available.  SH, C, A

HIGHLAND EDUCATIONAL PROJECT
P.O. Box 204
Welch, VA 24801
Phone: 304-862-2545
E-mail: premierlearningcenter@hotmail.com

Home repair for seniors and/or disabled persons ranges from week cutting to roof replacement and indoor plumbing installation.  Begin taking applications in April for following summer; ages 14 and up; groups up to 40.  Adult volunteers accepted any time to help with programs (no stipend available).  SH, C, A, I

HOUSING ORIENTED MINISTRIES ESTABLISHED FOR SERVICE  (HOMES)
P.O. Box 8
Neon, KY 41840
Phone 606-855-4561, ext 14
E-mail:  homes@setel.com
Web site:  www.homesneon.com

Projects include new homes, minor and major repairs for low income families.  Individuals, families and groups are encouraged to volunteer year round.  Fully equipped dormitories available.  Call before fall, we fill up fast.

HURLEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
P.O. Box 693
Hurley, VA 24620
Phone:  276-566-7142
E-mail:  cchdinc@netscope.net

Work include home repair, some environmental work.  Groups up to 40.  Work year round. JH, SH, C, A

JACKSON AREA MINISTRIES RESOURCE AND TRAINING CENTER
P.O. Box 603
Jackson, OH 45640
Phone 740-286-1320 or 888-237-3141
E-mail:  jamjar@bright.net
Web site:  www.frognet.net – jorobin/

Projects include home repairs and Vacation Bible School.  Application deadline December 31.  Intergenerational groups accepted; no strictly junior high and no individuals.  Work camp season June through mid-August with approximately 16 camps held.  Preferred group size is 10-25.  SH, C. A, FAM

JACKSON COUNTY MINISTRIES
P.O. Box 340
Annville, KY 40402
Phone:  606-364-5151

Projects include painting, cleaning, remodeling, room additions.  Apply by January 1.  Any age accepted.  Work camp season end of March to end of August.  Group size up to 40.  JH,, SH, C, A, F, I

JOHN KNOX CENTER
591 W. Rockwood Ferry Road
Ten Mile, TN 37880
Phone:  865-376-2236
E-mail:  director@johnknoxcenter.org
Web site:  www.johnknoxcenter.org

Projects include trail building, landscaping, painting, cleanup, etc.  Call for dates.  Maximum of 25 to a group.  Work season spring through fall.  JH, SH, C, A, I

JUBILEE PROJECT
P.O. Box 657
Sneedville, TN  37869
Phone: 423-733-4195
E-mail:  jubileecenter@hotmail.com
Web site:  www.jubileeproject.holson.org

New home construction, home repairs, major projects in the community. Groups up to 50.  JH, SH, C, A, I

KENTUCKY SMALL FALL FARMS PROJECT, INC.
765 Davidson Rd.
Beattyville, KY 41311
Phone: 606-464-3543
E-mail:  leeroybburg@yahoo.com

Projects include home repair, roofing, building porches, flooring, doors, windows and painting.  Camps are the second week of June and August.  Group size up to 25.  Cost is $200 per person.
JH, SH, C, A

LOW INCOME HOUSING COALITION OF EAST KENTUCKY (LINKS)
116 N. Front Ave.
Prestonburg, KY 41653
Phone:  606-886-0152
E-mail:  a.c.@linkshousing.com
Web site:  www.linkshousing.com

Projects include new construction, small repairs and moderate rehab.  Year round.  Group size up to 70.  JH, SH, C, A

McCLURE RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER
(BINNS COUNTS CENTER)
3728 Dante Mountain Rd.
Clinchco, VA 24226
Phone: 540-835-8774
E-mail:  binns.counts@mounet.com

Projects include general carpentry, plumbing, roofing, painting.  Group size up to 30.  Work camp season March through October.  Cost is $200 per person.  JH, SH, C, A

McDOWELL MISSION PROJECT
P.O. Box 746
Gary, WV 24836
Phone:  304-436-8300
E-mail:  mission@citlink.net

Emergency needs and home repairs for low income families and elderly persons, also Vacation Bible Schools.  Adopt a youth program.  Camps scheduled March-Oct.  JH, SH, C, A, FAM, I

MORGAN-SCOTT PROJECT COOPERATIVE CHRISTIAN CONCERNS
1022 Old Deer Lodge Pike
Deer Lodge, TN 37726
Phone:  423-965-3131
E-mail:  morganscott@highland.net

Groups of 20 or less must be at least 26 years of age.  Projects include clean up and carpentry work, wheel chair ramps and small repairs.  SH, C, A

MOUNTAIN T.O.P (TENNESSEE OUTREACH PROJECT)
P.O. Box 128
Altamont, TN  37301
Phone:  931-692-3999
E-mail:  info@mountina-top.org

Home repair, children’s programs and mission opportunities for youth groups, adults and young adults ages 13 and up.  Any size group.  Week long trips in June-November.

OAKWOOD HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT
Route 1 Box 153
Raven, VA 24639
Phone:  276-498-4622
E-mail:  ShirleyHylton@hotmail.com

Projects include home repair, painting, roofs, decks, ramps.  Work camp season spring through fall.  Group size up to 32.  JH, SH, C, A

REACH – FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
411 Temple St.
Hinton, WV 25951
Phone:  304-466-2226
E-mail:  reachfrc@mac.com
Web site:  www.homepage.mac.com//reachfrc

Repairs and maintenance on REAC/FRC buildings and families homes, tutoring, special projects, children’s programs, and office work.  Work camp season year round.  Group size up to 15.  JH, SH, C, A

SHARING WITH APPALACHIAN PEOPLE (SWAP)
P.O. Box 460
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone:  606-633-5065
E-mail:  swapadmin@mcc.org

Housing repair for very low income families.  Groups of up to 55 in the summer.  Ages 15 and up.  Cost is $300 per person per week, meals included.  We accept all gtoups who want to serve in the name of Christ.

SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN LABOR SCHOOL
P.O. Box 127
Kinciad, WV 25119
Phone 304-442-3157 or 204-779-2772
E-mail: jdavid@wvutech.edu
Web site:  www.sals.info

Construction/rehab for low income families in coal camp communities.  Mentoring at-risk youth for G.E.D.  Assisting with K-8 in reading/computer/homework.  Accommodations:  Dorms – $125 per person per week.  Showers, laundry, internet, cable, weight room, basketball court, play ground, clinic room.  Group size can be negotiated.  Year round.  Call for availability.

TYRAND COOPERATIVE MINISTRIES, INC
P.O. Box 365
Mill Creek, WV 26280
Phone:  304-335-2788
E-mail:  tcm@neumedia.net

Home repair and renovation for low income, elderly, and crisis victims; community projects:  building, city parks, playgrounds and ball fields.  March application deadline.  Season is June – August; other dates possible.  Limit 20 persons per group.  JH, SH, C, A, I