Neighborhood Place partners host a Minority Mental Health Month series, back to school events and much more in July

June 28, 2019

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in July include the series "Supporting the Black Family: Mental Wellness Workshop"; several employment hiring events, two back to school events and more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

July 1 and 15, Kentucky Health Career Center at two locations
Looking for a job in healthcare?  Kentucky Health Care Center can help with career assessments, training funds, job leads and referrals.  A representative from the Kentucky Health Career Center will be on hand to discuss the multiple opportunities the Center can office.   Call 574-3344 for more information. 

  • July 1, Charmoli Neighborhood Place, 200 Juneau Drive, Suite 200., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • July 15, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

July 2, 9, 18 and 26, Passport Health Care Community Engagement at multiple locations

Call 1-800-578-0603 to RSVP and for more information.  Passport Members are invited to join with representatives from Passport Health Care for one-on-one consultations to discuss plan benefits and options.   

This is a great opportunity as Passport aims to raise awareness and educate the community about the Passport Health Plan mission.  Passport members will receive a $10 retail gift card for attending.

  • July 2, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd (door #16) side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 9 - 11 a.m.
  • July 9, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd (door #16) side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 9 - 11 a.m.
  • July 9, Northwest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market St. on the Market St. side of the Academy at Shawnee, 10:30  m. – 12 p.m.
  • July 18, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place 2 - 3 p.m.
  • July 26, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 2- 3 p.m.

July 9 and Aug 1, U.S. Census Bureau's Hiring Event at First Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Located at Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24).  Call 313-4700 for  more information.  A U.S. Census Bureau’s representative will be available to share information about the hundreds of entry-level office and warehouse clerks employment opportunities for the Jeffersonville location.National Processing Center (NPC) is the U.S. Census Bureau's primary center for mail processing, survey processing, data capture, imaging/scanning and warehouse operations. NPC recently increased the starting hourly pay rate for entry level clerks to $14.54 per hour.

July 11, July 18 and July 25, Supporting the Black Family: Mental Wellness Workshop at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 5 – 7 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  For more information or to reserve your spot, call 354-8424 or email theglamnetwork18@gmail.  In recognition of Minority Mental Health Month, this series features three workshops which include: 1) “I did not ask to be here!”, a parent workshop centered on the development of children and how adverse childhood experiences affect their health; 2) “This mama is tired!”, a women’s workshop exploring the self-worth of being the nurturer of the family; and 3) “Brother are you alright?”, a men’s workshop exploring what it is like to live in a society where being vulnerable is identified as weakness.  Light refreshments will be served.  Presented by Ujima Neighborhood Place Community Council and The Girls Living Above Mediocrity Network.

July 11, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at First Neighborhood Place, 1- 3 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd. For more information or to RSVP, contact Mendy Mason at 502-341-5400.   A Healthy Journey for Two is an educational baby shower open to any expectant mothers.  The class will include a range of information and resources, as well as free baby items, gift cards, prizes, and snacks.  Hosted by Seven Counties and KIDSNow.  Fathers are welcome but must be registered.

July 11, The Center for Women and Families Outreach at First Neighborhood Place, 1- 4:30 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd (door #24) side of Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  For more information, contact Nayelyi Sanchez, Domestic Violence Advocate at (502) 581-7270. Staff with the Center for Women and Families will be on-hand to give an overview of their services which include trauma-informed advocacy and support for qualified families and individuals with supportive services; emergency shelter; sexual assault services; housing; children’s services and more.

July 16, Family Scholar House HEROES Community Outreach at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 9 – 11 a.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Call 485-7230 for more information.  The Family Scholar House has launched a new initiative aimed at community collective data focused on three areas:  Food Security, Social Connection and Post-Secondary Attainment.  To participate or learn more about this initiative, please visit their outreach table in the lobby.

July 18, Sodexo Hiring Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24), 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 313-4700 for more information.  Sodexo, a food-service agency, will provide on-the-spot interviews for positions with Jewish Hospital, Our Lady of Peace and University of Louisville Hospital. Bring your resume and be prepared for an interview. This is one of Sodexo’s busiest hiring seasons. Stop by if you are looking for employment that can lead to a full-time or part-time position. 

July 20, Back to School Festival at Westport Middle School, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 8100 Westport Rd.  For more information call 574-6638.  This event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  Free backpacks with essential school supplies will be distributed while supplies last. Presenters and vendors will be at the event to provide information to families plus mascots and other fun for kids.  The JCPS Lunch Bus will provide lunch for kids present and Sparkle and Shine Family Dental will provide dental screenings f.  Families may complete a CAP referral during the event as well for clothing and uniform assistance. Sponsored by Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place, area JCPS schools, and Eastern Area Community Ministry.

July 25, Back to School Festival at Valley High School, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 10200 Dixie Highway.  For more information call 363-1483. This annual event is open to families with children in kindergarten through high school.  School supplies and backpacks will be provided while supplies last to families that participate in three, ten-minute “mini-trainings”. Over twenty presenters and more than forty vendors will be at the event plus mascots and lots of hands on fun to help everyone “Unlock Your Superhero Powers”.  Sponsored by South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, Cane Run Neighborhood Place, area JCPS Family Resource and Youth Services Centers, Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services, South Jefferson Community Partnership, Drug-Free Communities Grant, Kidz Club, Kosair Charities, and Fairdale Christian Church.

July 31, A Healthier Family for the New School Year at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave.  For more information and to reserve your spot, call 313-4635. Come learn and discuss some back to school health tips and ways to keep your family happy and healthy the entire year. Light refreshments will be served.  Presentation by Passport Health Plan.

About Neighborhood Place
Louisville’s Neighborhood Place -- a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including the Office of Resilience and Community Services, and Public Health and Wellness), Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Centerstone (formerly Seven Counties Services) -- provides community-based 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. 

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