Housing / Homelessness

The Gateway Area Development District provides some housing assistance services, however, most services provided don’t target homelessness directly, but instead focus on establishing home ownership for those who might not otherwise be eligible through typical financing.

Transitional Housing

D.O.V.E.S. (Domestic Violence Emergency Services) of Gateway, Inc. is much more than a spouse abuse shelter. Serving Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, and Rowan County, the staff is trained to provide support and information in a way that allows victims to take control of their lives. DOVES commitment to victims of domestic violence in not limited to families staying in shelter. DOVES also has a variety of outreach services for individuals who need assistance, but not necessarily the shelter including: 24-hour professionally staffed hotline, safe, temporary shelter, hospital advocacy, legal advocacy, counseling and support groups, financial education groups, and assistance with obtaining housing. DOVES can be contacted by calling (606) 784-6880 or 800-221-4361 or by using their online form.

The Gateway Homeless Coalition (Gateway House) serves five counties in Kentucky: Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Rowan. Gateway House offers a safe and supportive place in which homeless individuals and families can rebuild their lives. The staff, volunteers and benefactors are dedicated to providing the resources necessary to ensure the success of our residents as they seek stable, long-term housing. Residents receive shelter, food, personal care and hygiene items as well as case management, counseling, advocacy, referral services and assistance in securing long-term housing. Gateway Homeless Coalition, Inc. is located at 695 Flemingsburg Road, Morehead, KY 40351 and can be contacted by calling (606) 784-2668 or 877-627-5754.

Gateway Children’s Services provides transitional housing programs for male and female youth ages 10 – 17. Residents’ length of stay based on need; approximate length of the program is 4-8 months with variations in length of stay based on level of client participation and progress in treatment as well as individual needs. Gateway Children Services also provides emergency shelter care with therapeutic treatment services. Emergency shelter services can be utilized by referring agencies such as Family/District courts, Court Designated Worker program, Alternative To Detention, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Community Based Services for children requiring temporary housing such as runaways and other status offenders. Gateway Children Services is located at 37 N Maysville, Mt Sterling, KY 40353, and can be contacted by calling (859) 498-9892.

Low-Income Housing

  • Pleasure Ridge Apartments

    270 Ramey Road
    Sharpsburg, KY 40374
    (606) 247-2254

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  • Owingsville Housing Authority

    180 Kendall Springs Avenue
    PO Box 778
    Owingsville KY 40360
    (606) 674-2704

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  • Frontier Housing

    5445 Flemingsburg Road
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 784-2131


  • Habitat for Humanity

    123 East Main Street
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 776-0022

  • Menifee Housing Association

    36 Motley Court Office Building
    HC 71 Box 285, Frenchburg KY 40322
    (606) 768-3672

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  • Beaver Creek Apartments

    HC 71 Box 285
    Frenchburg KY 40322
    (606) 768-6363

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  • Housing Authority in Mt. Sterling

    335 Barnard Avenue
    Mt Sterling, KY 40353
    Phone: 859-498-5592

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  • Boodry Place

    100 Boodry Place
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 780-0249

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  • Community Alternatives

    955 Hallwood Drive
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 783-1518

  • Horizon Village

    100 Horizon Way
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 783-7293

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  • Morehead Housing Authority

    200 Heritage Place
    Morehead, KY 40351
    (606) 784-4314

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