Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Healthy Lifestyle Workshops, Support Groups

May 27, 2016

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer several opportunities for healthy workshops and screenings in June including blood pressure checks, an educational baby shower and colon cancer screenings. Also check out the coupon support group, “kitchen table conversations”, an outreach by the Legal Aid Society and a WeCare Energy Efficiency overview at multiple locations.  To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

June 1 and 15, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. -12 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7130 for more information. A Legal Aid Society staff member will be on hand to answer questions, talk about cases that Legal Aid handles and provide referrals.

June 1, 2, 6, 9, Adecco Employment Opportunities
Adecco will provide on-the-spot interviews for positions at three Neighborhood Place locations for employment in a warehouse environment.  Bring your resume and be prepared for an interview.  This is one of Adecco’s busiest hiring seasons.  Stop by if you are looking for employment that can lead to a permanent position.  Pay starts at $9.50 an hour.

  • June 1, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 2, Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1411 Algonquin Parkway, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 6, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market St., 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
  • June 9, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road, 9 a. m. – 12 p. m.

June 2, 8, 9, 14 and 16, WeCare Energy Efficiency Overview
Call 1-800-356-5467 for more information.  Representatives from the WeCare Program at LG&E will be on hand to talk with interested persons about energy efficiency, energy usage and tips to reduce utility bills.  WeCare staff can also help determine if households are eligible for a variety of free services including air duct sealing and insulation, attic and wall insulation, programmable thermostats and much more.

  • June 2, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Valley, 10200 Dixie Highway, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • June 8 and 16, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • June 9 and 14, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

June 7, 14 and 21, Couponing Support Group at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. For more information call 485-6145 to register. Learn tips and money saving ideas to help build extra financial wealth in using coupons while grocery shopping. Facilitated by coupon guru, Kim Mapp.

June 9, Kitchen Table Conversations at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Call 485-7230 for more information.  This popular resource support group for relatives raising grandchildren is back in business and will meet the second Thursday of each month.  This group focuses on the unique issues that caregivers may have raising younger children.  Aunts, uncles or anyone raising their grandchildren are welcome to attend.  Lunch is provided free of charge.

June 14, Free Blood Pressure Checks at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness health educators will be on hand to provide free blood pressure checks.

June 14, Community Sharing at Iroquois Branch Library, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Located at 601 W. Woodlawn Ave. Call 485-7135 for more information. The residents of South Louisville are invited to join us for a conversation about the issues facing our community. We will also talk about solutions and other ways to get involved in the community. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the South Central Neighborhood Place Community Council.

June 15 and 21, Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 1- 3 p.m.
RSVP is required to Mendy Mason at 502-341-5400 or [email protected]. Join us at to explore the do’s and don’ts of a healthy pregnancy in a free, fun setting.  Seven Counties and KIDSNow Plus will host an educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Pregnant attendees receive a baby tote filled with baby items and a gas/gift card, with more chances to win prizes like gift/layette set(s), bottle sets and more.  Fathers are welcome.

  • June 15, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 1- 3 p.m.
  • June 21, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

June 21, Foster Parent Recruitment Meeting at First Neighborhood Place, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 1503 Rangeland Rd.  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 Kentucky Foster Care and the Special Needs Adoption Program.

June 22, 23 and 24, Colon Cancer Screening Overview and Sign-ups
Call 502-290-0288 for more information.  A representative from the Colon Cancer Prevention Project will provide information on how to prevent colon cancer, sign up for a colonoscopy, and obtain materials for testing to indicate whether or not a colonoscopy is necessary.  Information on other colon screening services can also be obtained if you are not eligible for this process. 

  • June 22, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place – Valley, 10200 Dixie Highway, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • June 23, First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Road, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • June 24, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Avenue, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. 

About Neighborhood Place
Louisville’s Neighborhood Place -- a partnership of Louisville Metro Government (including Community Services and Public Health and Wellness), Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Seven Counties -- provides one-stop 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.