Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in January
Neighborhood Place Hosts a Job Fair, a Resume Writing Workshop and a Couponing Support Group
Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in January including a job fair for positions with Jefferson County Public Schools, a resume writing workshop, opportunities to save money through couponing, healthy cooking plus much more. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.
Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28, Healthy Cooking at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1 – 3 p.m.
Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy. RSVP required by calling 634-6057. This healthy initiative cooking class is offered by the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. All are invited to learn how to use nutritious, low-cost ingredients plus tips on food resource management.
Each Tuesday, Meditation at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Join Emma from NAAM Therapies for a joyful meditative experience using sound and breathing to uplift and elevate the body at its deepest cellular level. Be prepared to be inspired, educated, rejuvenated and lifted into the universal vibrations of love, peace and light.
Each Tuesday, Couponing Support Group at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. For more information or to register, call 485-6145. Learn tips and money saving ideas to help build extra financial wealth in using coupons while grocery shopping. Facilitated by coupon guru, Kim Mapp.
Jan. 8, Iroquois Library Outreach at South Central Neighborhood Place, 12 - 2 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7135 for more information. Representatives from the Iroquois Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library will be in the lobby to provide information about various programs to the community. Children and adults will also have an opportunity to apply for library cards and check out books
Every 2nd Tuesday beginning Jan. 13, Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness educators will provide blood pressure checks.
Jan. 14 and 28, Shawnee Library Outreach at Ujima Neighborhood Place at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Children and adults will have an opportunity to check out books, apply for library cards and learn more about programs sponsored by Louisville Free Public Library.
Thursdays beginning Jan. 15 through Feb. 19, Dare to Care Cooking Matters at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 1 - 3 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for registration as space is limited. Learn how to prepare, simple, nutritious and delicious recipes plus receive free groceries for the recipes prepared in class. Learn how to budget your money to create healthier food choices.
Jan. 15, Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call 439-9462 to register for the class. Learn how to take care of yourself and your baby while pregnant, receive resources and information plus lots of free gifts.
Jan. 16, JCPS Job Fair at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy. For more information see www.jcpsky.net or call the Application Center at (502) 485-3370. Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is recruiting for substitute to full-time positions (with benefits) including bus drivers, bookkeepers, in-school security monitors and custodians. Most substitute jobs starting at $9 – $16.20/hr.
Jan 20, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7130 for more information. The first and third Tuesday of each month, a legal aid staff member will be on hand at South Central Neighborhood Place to answer questions, talk about cases that Legal Aid Society handles and provide referrals.
Jan. 20, CHAMPS Data Daze at 3400 Lees Lane (Farnsley Middle School), 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Contact 694-2267 for more information or inquiries. All participants who completed the CHAMPS program (Creating Healthy Adolescents through Meaningful Prevention Services) are invited to this follow-up session. Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, University of Louisville and Farnsley Middle School.
Jan. 21, Resume Writing at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Lane. Call 485-6826 to register. Cane Run Neighborhood Place and Kent School Internship Program are offering a workshop on how to write a resume to assist with landing your dream job. Attendance is limited to a small number of participants.
Jan. 22, Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower at South Central Neighborhood Place, 1 - 3 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Avenue. Please RSVP by calling 439-4591 or 485-7135. Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting an educational baby shower to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby while being pregnant. Participants will receive a colorful diaper tote bag filled with baby items such as a blanket, bottle, wash cloth, etc. and a gas/gift card. Fathers are welcome but must be registered.
Jan. 28, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 1 – 2 p.m.
Located at 3410 Lees Ln. Call 485-6811 for more information. This resource/support group will meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month to focus on the unique issues that caregivers may have raising younger children. Aunts/uncles or anyone raising their grandchildren are welcome to attend. Adults only please.
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.