Neighborhood Place partners host a Women’s Empowerment Group, the BB&T Bank Bus and more

May 1, 2019

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners sponsor numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in May include a free, eight-week Women’s Empowerment Group, the BB&T Bank Bus which provides free credit report and other financial services, the “Eat This Not That” workshop, and much more. To get more details about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Mondays, May 6 – July 1, Women’s Empowerment Group at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 5 – 7 p.m. 
Located at 1411 Alonquin Pkwy.  RSVP to 634-6050 to help with planning because dinner will be served at the end of each segment.  This free, eight-week series focuses on educating and empowering women by building knowledge and skills in multiple areas.  (Excludes Monday, May 27).  Presented by Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place and Urban Strategies, Inc. the Women’s Empowerment Group was created by women to serve women to provide a safe, welcoming space that encourages participants to speak openly and candidly.  Children are welcome to accompany their parent or guardian with special kids programming provided by Play Cousins Collective while the women’s group is in session.  Includes a graduation ceremony on Mon., July 1, for those who complete all sessions. 

May 6, Humana’s Dual Eligible Program at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. A Humana representative will be available to help individuals learn about a program available for those who have both Medicare and Medicaid.  Dental, vision, transportation, weight management and management of chronic conditions are benefits that are available with this program at no charge.

May 6, Foster Parent/Adoption Information Meeting at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 4018 NorthWest Neighborhood Place.  Call 595-5437 (KIDS) for more information.  Detailed information will be provided on the requirements and process of how to become a foster or adoptive parent.  Information such as an explanation of foster care, special needs adoption, and information on foster parent training classes will be provided.  Sponsored by the Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.     

May 6 and 8, FedEx Ground Employment Opportunities at First Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located at First Neighborhood Place,1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School in the W.D. Bruce Building – door #24). Call (502) 313-4700 for more information. A FedEx human resources recruiter will talk one-on-one with individuals interested in a career as a Package Handler with FedEx Ground.   

May 7 and 9, A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at two locations
For more information, 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. 

  • May 7, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market St., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • May 9, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 1 – 3 p.m.

May 8, 14, 23 & 24, Passport Health Care Community Engagement at multiple locations
Passport members are invited to meet with a representative from Passport Health Care for one-on-one consultations to discuss plan benefits and options.

  • May 8, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • May 14, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market St. on the Market St. side of the Academy at Shawnee, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • May 23, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 2 - 3 p. m.
  • May 24, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

May 8, The BB&T Bank Bus at First Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m.-  4 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Road (T.J. Middle School – door #16).  Call 313-4700 for more information. The BB&T Bank Bus is a 40-foot mobile resource classroom providing free credit report and education, unclaimed property searches, self-file income tax preparation stations, as well as comprehensive financial services. BB&T personnel will also be available to help with checking and savings accounts and other financial services and provide access to computer-based Money Smart Financial Education.

May 9, 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).  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. 

May 14, The Center for Women and Families Outreach at First Neighborhood Place, 1- 4 p.m.
Located at1503 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.

May 23, “Eat This Not That” Workshop at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 1- 2:30 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Avenue. Call 485-6710 for more information.  Eating healthy is not always easy but learning about what to eat and what not to eat will help.  Come out and learn about healthy eating and then test your knowledge with Wellness Bingo with prizes.  Presented by Kelly Ridgeway with Humana.

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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