Back to School

MOUNT VERNON -- Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children under the age of 18 and household income must be at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines.

In order to receive vouchers, families must provide picture IDs for all adults in the household, proof of residency, (a current utility bill is suggested), birth dates and social security numbers for every member of the household – no exceptions. Clothing vouchers will be available for children preschool thru high school. Funding for this program is provided by the Knox County Department of Job and Family Services.

Vouchers will be distributed to residents of Mount Vernon and Fredericktown school districts on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or while supplies last, at First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Ave, Mount Vernon.

No one will be allowed to line-up on the property before 8:00 am on the morning of August 28. Local police will be notified and those lining up prior to that time will be asked to leave. Distribution for East Knox and Danville school districts will be on Thursday, Aug. 29, 1 to 3:30 p.m. at St. Like’s Community Center, 307 S. Market St, Danville.

Distribution for those in the Centerburg school district will be on Friday, Aug. 30 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Interchurch office located at 40 N. Clayton St. No one will be allowed on the property before 8 a.m.

For more information, please call 740-397-4825.

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