Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in November

November 3, 2014


Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops to help with your health, home and family in November including a free stop smoking series, multiple energy management workshops, a supermarket tour to learn cost-saving tips as well as opportunities to meet with the Legal Aid Society. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.



First and Third Tuesdays, Legal Aid Office Hours at South Central Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. –

1 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Avenue. Call 485-7130 for more information. The first and third Tuesday of each month, a Legal Aid Society staff member will be on hand to answer questions, talk about cases that Legal Aid handles and provide referrals.


Each Tuesday, Meditation at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 for more information. Join Emma for NAAM Therapies 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.


Nov. 5 and 19, Shawnee Library Outreach at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. - 1p.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 the Louisville Free Public Library.


Nov. 6, Healthy Journey for Two at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 1p.m - 3p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 439-4591 or 485-6145 for registration. Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting this 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 and a gas/gift card. Fathers welcome but must be registered.


Multiple Opportunities to Meet with a WeCare Representative with LG&E

A representative from WeCare at LG&E will be on hand at all Neighborhood Place locations this month to talk with interested persons about energy efficiency and energy usage and provide valuable information on ways to save money on their utility bills. WeCare staff will also 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. Call 1-800-356-5467 for more information.

  • Nov. 6 at 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, 810 Barret Ave., 8 a.m.- noon.
  • Nov. 6 at L&N Bridges of Hope (satellite site), 908 W. Broadway, 1- 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 7 at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1411 Alqonquin Pkwy., 8 a.m. – noon
  • Nov 7 at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 3410 Lees Ln., 1- 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 12 at First Neighborhood Place, 1503 Rangeland Rd., 8 a.m.- noon
  • Nov. 12 at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 W. Market St., 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Nov 14 at South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 8 a.m. – noon
  • Nov 14 at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, 1000 Neighborhood Place, 40118, 1- 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 17 at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place (satellite site), 10200 Dixie Hwy., 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 24 at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 8 a.m. – noon 

Nov. 11 and Nov. 18, Dare to Care Supermarket Tour at First Choice Market, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Located at 3044 Wilson Ave. Registration is required by calling 485-6145.. The staff from Dare to Care will share tips on how save money at the store and how to buy healthy food for you and your family. Participants will receive a $10.00 gift card. Sponsored in part by Ujima Neighborhood Place.


Nov. 12, Start Fresh Workshop at Farnsley Middle School, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

            Located at 3400 Lees Lane. Call 485-6826 to register. Bank On Louisville’s Start Fresh! is a free workshop for people with negative (non-fraud) banking histories, are in ChexSystems or are banking for the first time. Participants will gain new information and tools to use second-chance or new checking accounts. Sponsored in part by Cane Run Neighborhood Place.



Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 18 , Stop Smoking Classes at South Central Neighborhood Place, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Advance registration is required by calling 574-STOP (574-7867) or e-mailing Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is offering this free program to help smokers break the tobacco habit. Using the "Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking", the 13-week program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum. Classes and all class materials are free and participants also receive free weekly supplies of nicotine replacement products.


Four opportunities for Energy Management Workshops

Project Warm's free workshops help families take control of their energy usage and learn "do-it-yourself" energy-saving tips. Free supplies will be distributed at the end of the workshop such as clear plastic/tape for windows, caulk to seal openings around windows and sealing foam.

  • Nov. 5 at 3400 Lees Ln., 5 - 7:30 p.m. Call 485-6826 to register.
  • Nov 11 at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave, 6-7:30 p.m. Call 485-6145 to register.
  • Nov. 13 at South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 1- 2:30 p.m. Call 485-7130 to register.
  • Nov. 18 at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave, 2- 3:30 p.m. Call 485-6145 to register.

Nov. 19, Neighborhood Place Ujima Customer Appreciation Event, 9 a.m. - 1.p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Share in coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate and cookies with staff of Ujima Neighborhood Place.


Nov. 24 - 26, Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway at Cane Run Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Located at 3410 Lees Lane. Cane Run Nieghborhood Place clients only. Registration is required at 485-6826. Cane Run Neighborhood Place and Farnsley Middle School are distributing food baskets to clients in need for the Thanksgiving holiday.



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.