Celebrating 25 Years Serving the Region

For 25 years, the Daniel Pitino Shelter has been serving the homeless and near homeless community – not only in Owensboro and Daviess County, but surrounding counties in Kentucky and southern Indiana. We are the only family shelter in this region that welcomes families, single dads and moms, and, of course, single women.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for homeless individuals and service providers

  The Daniel Pitino Shelter has partnered with the Green River District Health Department to host a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for homeless individuals and homeless service providers including staff and volunteers. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please fill out the Vaccine Sign Up Form or send the following information to…

Grant received to replace playground surfacing and provide stable foundation

DANIEL PITINO SHELTER RECEIVED A $26,700 GRANT TO REPLACE PLAYGROUND SURFACING AND PROVIDE STABLE FOUNDATION FOR NEW EQUIPMENT FOR CHILDREN AND ADULT SHELTER GUESTS OWENSBORO, KY — Daniel Pitino Shelter received a $26,700 Kentucky Waste Tire Crumb Rubber/Tire-Derived Products Grant from the Energy and Environment Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to support THE H.E.A.R.T.…

Please join us in introducing the Rapid Rehousing Program on Wednesday, February 3rd

If you haven’t had a chance to RSVP, please do so by 2/3 at 11:00 a.m.! YOU’RE INVITED TO OUR Landlord and Community Partners Information Connect Session, Rapid Rehousing Program Info Webinar WHEN: Wednesday, February 3rd TIME: 1pm-2pm WHERE: zoom/webinar meeting PLEASE JOIN US IN INTRODUCING OUR RAPID REHOUSING PROGRAM THAT WILL SUPPORT HOUSING AND…

Americorps Positions Still Available!

Come serve with us! Our partners at Community Action Council. Beattyville Housing & Development Corporation, INC., Daniel Pitino Shelter, Emergency Shelter of NKY, Family Scholar House, Scott/Bourbon Counties Habitat for Humanity, Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky (HONK), New Directions Housing Corporation, and The Nest – Center for Women, Children and Families are still looking for…

Nicky Hayden Memorial Apartments Grand Opening

Join Kentucky Housing Corporation in celebrating the grand opening of the Nicky Hayden Memorial Apartments today, July 28, at 1:30 p.m. central time live on Facebook and YouTube. This ceremony will feature a virtual tour of the new apartments (pre-recorded), a joint ribbon cutting, and comments from guests including: Members of the Hayden family Jana…

Meet Our New Executive Director, Dr. Michele Johnston

The Daniel Pitino Shelter Board of Trustees would like to cordially invite you to meet our new Executive Director, Dr. Michele Johnston. The Meet and Greet will take place on February 6, 2020 from 5:15-7:15 p.m. in the lobby of Independence Bank located at 2425 Frederica Street, Owensboro, KY, 42301. Please join us for drinks…

Meet The Untouchables

The 1996 Untouchable Cats in town to support Daniel Pitino Shelter

The Daniel Pitino Shelter for homeless families is hosting a night with “The Untouchables” Thursday, June 14th, to help raise money for families living at the Shelter, and to give local University of Kentucky Fans a chance to meet and talk with members of the famed 1996 NCAA Championship Team.

The Shelter will also honor the memory of Ben Hartz and Rick Kamuf that evening. Hartz, a founding board member of the Shelter, served for over 17 years. As a local contractor, Hartz handled all of the construction needs and continued to support the Shelter after his time on the board. Kamuf, a well known local farmer, was involved in local and national farming issues, and was a significant supporter of the Shelter.

Daniel Pitino Shelter receives funding from Kentucky Housing Corporation

The Daniel Pitino Shelter applied and was approved to receive funding though Kentucky Housing Corporation’s (KHC) 2017 Balance of State ESG funds in the amount of $58,232. The Daniel Pitono Shelter applied for the funding as part of its continued commitment to preventing and ending homelessness in Kentucky and will use the funds to help get women, children, and families…