Our Story

Our History

Eastern Area Community Ministries (EACM) was founded in 1990 to address the human needs of those living in eastern Jefferson County east of the Watterson Expressway, and north of Interstate 64. We are one of 15 ministries in the Association of Community Ministries (ACM), which serves all of Jefferson County. EACM orchestrates the efforts of many individuals, congregations, service organizations, businesses and local governments as together we strive to effectively respond to the needs of our community and is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization.

EACM is a faith-based, grass roots organization that works to orchestrate the efforts of many individuals, congregations, organizations, businesses and local governments striving to effectively respond to the needs of our neighbors.

EACM has 38 member churches who support the work of this organization. EACM is also supported by grants and individual donations. EACM provides help and services to those living east of the Watterson Expressway and north of Interstate 64 which includes the following zip codes:

40018, 40027, 40059, 40222, 40223, 40241, 40242, 40243, 40245