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Community Services and Revitalization Newsroom

Free Tax Services and Other Community Events in March

Friday March 1, 2013

Media Contact: Debbie Belt, 574-6587 (office)
303-6167 (cell)

Free Tax Services Continue in March, Other Community Events at Neighborhood Place

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will continue offering free tax preparation in March and other valuable services including a college workshop, foreclosure prevention information, and an opportunity for youth ages 14-19 to participate in a teen pregnancy prevention study. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event or visit

Free Tax Preparation is available at multiple Neighborhood Place locations, provided by VITA volunteers:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of March, 810 Barret Ave. (1st Floor Conference Room), 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • March 4, 11, 25, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • March 4, Self-File Tax Return at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 3410 Lees Ln., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • March 6 and 22, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market St., 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • March 18, Self-File Tax Return at Farnsley Middle School (near Cane Run Neighborhood Place), 3400 Lees Ln., 4- 8 p.m.

Walk-ins accepted at these sites and most Neighborhood Place locations offer self-file opportunities. Call 2-1-1 or visit for eligibility information, required documentation, a full list of other VITA sites as well as information about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

March 4, The College Shop at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Contact 485-6810 for more information.

The College Shop will boost college aspirations for young people and adults who want to go to college, providing college hopefuls with information about admission, financial aid and how to plan.

March 5, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at First Neighborhood Place, 1- 3 p.m.

Located at T.J. Middle School, 1503 Rangeland Road. Contact 439-4591 or to RSVP, or 962-3175 and be sure to leave a message.

Seven Counties and KIDSNow is hosting this educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Participants will receive a baby tote bag filled with baby items.

March 9 and 16, "CHAMPS! Camp" (Creating Healthy Adolescents through Meaningful Prevention Services). Hosted by South Jefferson Neighborhood Place and held at Fairdale Playtorium, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. for two consecutive Saturdays.

Located at 10616 W. Manslick Road in Fairdale. Call 363-1483 for an information packet to register. CHAMPS! Camp is a 2-day training camp which provides youth ages 14-19 years old (males or females) the opportunity to participate in a teen pregnancy prevention study and learn more about healthy relationships. Youth are provided breakfast and lunch each day as well as incentives including a $75 VISA gift card on Day 2. Sponsored by the U of L Kent School.

March 13, Early Prenatal Class at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 1- 2 p.m.

Located at 4018 West Market St. Call Healthy Start at 574-6661 for more information.

Join this FREE premier prenatal class sponsored by Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. Lite refreshments are served.

March 14, Foreclosure Prevention Information Session at Shively Library, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Located at 3920 Dixie Hwy. Contact 574-1730 or 485-6826 to RSVP.

Join this discussion to find out what your options are prior to moving into Foreclosure. Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, Shively Library and Apprisen.

March 14, Financial Empowerment Workshop at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 12-1 p.m.

Located at 4018 West Market St. Call 485-7230 for more information.

Sponsored in collaboration with Fifth Third Bank, this workshop will provide essential information for families to learn essential money management skills and to build financial wealth. Facilitated by Adam Hall with Fifth Third Bank.

March 20, Prenatal Class at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 1-2:30 p.m.

Located at 4018 West Market St. Call Healthy Start at 574-6661 for more information.

Prepare for your baby with essential information from this prenatal class sponsored by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. Everyone is welcome.

Louisville’s Neighborhood Place -- a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including Community Services and Revitalization and Public Health and Wellness), Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Seven Counties -- provide one-stop centers which bring together health care, education, employment and social services at eight locations across the community. To find a Neighborhood Place in your neighborhood, please call Metro Call at 311.