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Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Financial Classes, a Youth Job Fair and Other Events in June

Tuesday June 4, 2013

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



Neighborhood Place Partners Offer
Free Financial Classes, a Youth Job Fair and Other Events in June
Several Back to School Events Planned in July and August


 
Neighborhood Place locations across Jefferson County offer free, valuable workshops and services year-round which are open to the community. Below are some of the highlighted events for June which include two financial education workshops, a Job Fair for youth in South Louisville as well information about upcoming "Back to School" events. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event or visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/CSR/Calendar/viewall.htm.
 
June 6, Building Assets Workshop with 810 Neighborhood Place, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Located at 810 Barret Ave, First Floor Conference Room. Call 574-7238 for more information.
Join Fifth Third Bank and Neighborhood Place for this informative and interactive session on how to build your assets for a more secure financial future.
June 6, CHAMPS Data Daze at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 10a.m. – 2p.m.  
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call 485-7230 for more information.
This Data Daze session is a 3-month update survey for all youth who participated in the CHAMPS! Camp (teen pregnancy prevention study) at NorthWest Neighborhood Place in February.
PACT in Action Teen Dating Violence Prevention Efforts with Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place
PACT in Action, developed for teens by teens, aims to mobilize youth in the 40210 zip code to reduce the incidence of domestic violence by 10 percent by the year 2020. Boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 17 are invited to attend one of the upcoming meetings in June. For more information, call or text 438-TEEN (8336).

    • June 10, Youth Advisory Board Meeting, 4-6 p.m. at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1411 Algonquin Pkwy.
    • June 17, Youth Advisory Board Meeting, 4-6 p.m., at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1411 Algonquin Pkwy.
    • June 19, PACT in Action Teen Scene, 2-5 p.m. at California Community Center, 1600 W. Saint Catherine St. Free food, games, prizes and more. Come hang out and learn more about PACT in Action!
    • June 24, Youth Advisory Board Meeting, 4-6 p.m. at St. George's Community Center, 1205 S. 26th St.
Two Louisville Free Public Library Outreaches at Neighborhood Place locations
Visit with Library branch managers to learn the exciting and new resources available for the entire family at local libraries.
    • June 4 at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 9-11 a.m.
    • The Portland Library staff will share resources. Call 485-7230 for more information.
    • June 11 at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 3410 Lees Ln., 1- 3 p.m.
    • The Shively Library staff will share resources. Call 485-6810 for more information.
June 18, South Louisville Job Fair for Youth at Farnsley Middle School, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located at 3400 Lees Lane. Call Lynn Fralick at 485-6826 or Elizabeth Boyd at 485-7135 for more information. Workshops available for resume writing, interviewing skills, job searching on-line, and financial literacy.  This is an excellent opportunity to meet face to face with the area employers who are looking for youth who are ready to work..  Presented by Cane Run and South Central Neighborhood Places, and Jefferson County Public Schools.
June 18, "A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower" at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 2-4 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. RSVP required by calling 439-4591 or e-mail jengle@sevencounties.org. Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be 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 and a gas/gift card.
June 19, National Reunification Day at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 3p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St. Call LaRonda Davis at 595-4968 ext. 5548 for more information.
The goal of National Reunification Day is to celebrate families successfully reuniting and to raise awareness about the importance of family reunification to children in foster care. Sponsored in collaboration with the Department of Community Based Services, Jefferson County Parent Advocate Program.
June 20, Building Assets Workshop with 810 Neighborhood Place, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Located at 810 Barret Ave, First Floor Conference Room. Call 574-7238 for more information. Borrowing money is key to owning an asset like a car or a home, or to getting a college degree. Join Fifth Third Bank and Neighborhood Place for an informative and interactive session on how to borrow, and pay back money responsibly.
June 26, "Ask a Lawyer" Open Clinic at First Neighborhood Place, 2-5 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd. Call 584-1254 or 962-3160 for more information.
Attorneys will be on hand to answer questions on topics such as foreclosure defense, child support issues and criminal record expungements.
Seven "Back to School Events" Offered in July and August
Neighborhood Place partners with community agencies and local schools to provide free school supplies (while supplies last) and other valuable resources to help prepare families for a new school year. Click here to mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details in the future.
About Neighborhood Place
In November 2013, Neighborhood Place will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of its first site – First Neighborhood Place at 1503 Rangeland Road – which served as a pilot multi-service center to increase access to services. Today, eight Neighborhood Place locations, along with two satellite sites, provide one-stop centers bringing together 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. Visit http://www.louisvilleky.gov/NeighborhoodPlace/ to learn more.
 
This June marks the 16th anniversary of the Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, which opened at 1411 Algonquin Parkway on June 25, 1997. In October of that year, the satellite site for this Neighborhood Place opened at the L&N Building at 908 West Broadway.