Helping our Homeless Neighbors

It will take all of us in this compassionate community — government, individuals, places of faith and businesses — to make a real impact in addressing Louisville’s homelessness. Find ways to plug in with one of the many organizations or outreach groups serving our homeless neighbors.

Needs Expressed the Week of February 15, 2021 

  • Wayside Christian Mission request bottled water, twin-sized blankets mats, pillows, and toilet paper.  Drop off at either Wayside Christian Mission, 432 E Jefferson Street, or Hotel Louisville, 120 W. Broadway, or can purchase through Amazon and ship to 120 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202.
  • St. John Center for Homeless Men needs HotHands Warmers, and socks, gloves, men's boxers or briefs (M, L, XL), and matches (individual boxes).  Supplies can be dropped off at St. John Center, 700 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd, between 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. daily. 
  • Family Health Centers needs toboggans, gloves, boots, blankets and tarps . There were an amazing amount of donated socks recently, but those will always be needed in the future.   Call John Curry at 502-377-6655 to make arrangements for donations.
  • The Healing Place needs socks, towels, wash cloths, twin-sized bedding, and hygiene items (men’s and women’s).  Items can be dropped off at their men’s campus, 1020 W. Market St. or their women’s campus at 1503 S. 15th St., Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Volunteering and financial support 

Learn more about volunteering and financial support from the Louisville Coalition for the Homeless:
http://louhomeless.org/how-you-can-help/get-involved/
 

City, partner efforts

Louisville Metro Government, the Coalition for the Homeless and homeless service providers and outreach teams are taking numerous steps to help unsheltered people find shelter during severe weather. Learn more about city and partner efforts to protest the unsheltered. 

 

Connect with a Homeless Outreach Team (see Facebook links below):
Fed with Faith
Exit 0
The Forgotten Louisville
Southend Street Angels
Hip Hop Cares
My Dog Eats First
Burrito Riders of Louisville
Keep Louisville Warm
Fern Creek United Methodist Church
The Changeu Foundation
Share the Love Homeless Outreach
Feed Louisville 
Street Reach 

Jacob's Ladder Outreach

The Hope Buss[email protected] | [email protected]

Connect with an organization that help the homeless
Learn more about over 30 agencies that work collectively with the Coalition for the Homeless, including Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, to serve the homeless in our community.  Read here.

Shelters in Louisville
https://www.stjohncenter.org/
https://recenterministries.org/
https://www.salvationarmylouisville.org/
https://www.svdplou.org/
https://www.waysidechristianmission.org/
https://www.uplouisville.org/
https://www.thehealingplace.org/

Are you worried about a particular homeless person?
The Coalition for the Homeless provides Street Tips booklets you can pick up in their office and share with a homeless person. They provide a listing of all the community’s homeless services, addresses, and phone numbers. 

If someone needs to get a shelter bed for the night, they can call (502) 637-BEDS (2337) between 10am and 4pm to make a reservation.

 

 

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