Assistance Program

Centenary's Assistance Program is open to any Shelby County resident in need of emergency assistance with rent or utilities once in a 12 month time frame.


Food assistance is available as well.  Food assistance does not count against the once a year assistance. Food assistance is available for pick-up on a biweekly basis per family/household.

We provide assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call the church office with any questions (502) 633-4510 or email at

For assistance please bring: 

  • Completed Application (Will get from the church office)

  • Valid Photo ID

  • Proof of income. Last pay stub or award letter

  • For utility assistance please bring your disconnect notice must be in the name of person asking for assistance.

  • For rental assistance please bring a copy of lease with landlord's information. Person asking for assistance must be listed on the lease. Can not be in eviction status.

Funding is limited, but prayer, counseling and referral to other agencies is always available.