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Interchurch Social Services of Knox County

306 West Gambier Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Mount Vernon: 740-397-4825 Centerburg: 740-625-5940 Danville: 740-599-5673 Fredericktown: 740-694-8110
Service Categories: Basic Needs Assistance, Nutrition, Transportation
Serving: Knox County

Services Include:
Clothing Assistance (1) outfit every 30 days provided free of charge for each individual or family member once every quarter. When available, coats, boots, hats and gloves are also provided.

Food Pantry
Individuals and families receive the basic ingredients for 3 meals for 3 days – a total of 9 meals. Taxable items, when available, are also included. All locations are Customer Choice Pantries.

Financial Aid/Discretionary Fund
Assistance is available a maximum of two times per year for those with disconnect notices on utilities. Rent and deposit assistance is also available.

Medical Assistance
ISS offers assistance for prescriptions, with the exception of pain medications, and gasoline vouchers for out-of-county medical appointments. A transportation service, known as FISH, is provided by volunteers and coordinated by ISS.

All services are dependent on availability; income guidelines apply.

Mount Vernon (Main Office)
Office Hours Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Serving residents of Mount Vernon City School district

40 North Clayton Street , Centerburg, OH 43011
Phone: (740)625-5940 Email:
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Serving residents of Centerburg School district

304 1/2 South Market Street, Danville, OH 43014
Phone (740)599-5673 Email:
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Serving residents of East Knox and Danville School districts

69 North Main Street, Fredericktown, OH 43019
Phone: (740)694-8110 Email:
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Serving residents of Fredericktown School district