Public Comment Period for Community Services Block Grant 2014 - 2015 Plan
Public Comment Period for City’s Community Services Block Grant Annual Plan. The plan outlines service programs and financing provided through Community Action Partnership
2014 Summer Food Service Site Applications Being Accepted
The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership (CAP), part of the Department of Community Services and Revitalization, is currently taking applications from qualified groups and organizations interested in becoming a 2014 Summer Food Service Program Site. Participating distribution sites may include organizations such as churches, community centers, youth centers, and private or non-profit groups. Applications must be received by CAP by May 2, 2014.
Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Several Family-Focused Events in April
Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in April including book giveaways, a summer youth program resource fair, two support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren, two employment development workshops plus much more.
Retired and Senior Volunteers Honored for Service in Louisville
Louisville Metro’s RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) will host their annual recognition event on Friday, March 28, from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage at 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40203.
Louisville Celebrates First Graduating Class of Community Financial Empowerment Certification Progra
The first graduating class to complete Louisville's new Community Financial Empowerment Certification (CFEC) program will be recognized at an event this Thursday, March 27. This pilot group of 15 social services providers, along with their supervisors and agency directors, will gather at the Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway at 1:30 p.m.
Free Financial Planning Day for Louisville Residents on March 27th
Louisville residents seeking free financial planning advice and guidance are invited to attend Financial Fitness Day on March 27 at the Catholic Enrichment Center, 3146 W. Broadway, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The event will provide opportunities to meet one-on-one with dozens of professional financial planners to discuss personal finance questions, concerns and interests.
"March for Meals" Raises Awareness of Hunger, the Elderly
On behalf of the National March for Meals campaign, Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition is encouraging all residents to "Support Your Senior Neighbors" this month by reaching out to seniors citizens in need. Supporting a senior can take many forms such as checking on the well-being of elderly neighbors and relatives – especially those who don’t have a broad support system -- and connecting them with community resources, such as Meals on Wheels.
Summit Addresses Need to Prevent Youth Summer Learning Loss
This Friday more than 150 youth service providers will gather for Louisville's first full-day summit focused on preventing summer learning loss. Hosted by Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) in collaboration with Out-of-School Time (OST) Coordinating Council of Louisville –
a collaboration led by Louisville Metro Government, JCPS and Metro United Way -- the free event will take place on March 14 between 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Jefferson Community and Technical College's Health Science Building, 110 W. Chestnut St.
Lots of Possibility Finalists Announced
Twelve finalists have been selected for the Lots of Possibility competition, which seeks innovative citizen ideas for redeveloping and reusing vacant lots, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The proposals were selected from more than 100 applications submitted by citizens and community groups with ideas ranging from a 9-hole putt-putt course to a retrofitted, cargo-container home.
Get Financially and Physically Fit in March
Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer a variety of activities in March to improve the mind and body including free yoga, Zumba and meditation classes as well as a Making the Most of your Budget workshop and free tax preparation.
Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Tax Preparation and Other Events in February
Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free tax preparation, two Black History Month celebrations, two communications conversations centered around teen dating violence and education, and several other valuable workshops in February.
Nine Small Businesses Receive Loans from City Community Services and Revitalization
Loans totaling nearly $90,000 have been awarded to nine small businesses to help them expand and create new jobs. The loans are part of a new program to support microbusinesses – those with five or fewer employees – created by the Louisville Metro Department of Community Services and Revitalization (CSR).
Louisville Metro RSVP Helps Homebound Seniors Prepare for Disaster as part of MLK Week of Service
During this year’s “MLK Week of Service”, January 21-24, over 100 Louisville Metro RSVP volunteers who pack and deliver midday meals for homebound seniors will also include disaster preparedness pamphlets. RSVP chose this project to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his inclusion concern for all.
Get Financially Fit in 2014
Free help is available for citizens pledging to save more money or get out of debt in the new year. The Financial Empowerment Services Center, a partnership between Louisville Metro Government and local non-profits, provides free, professional financial and legal counseling for Louisvillians city-wide.