Neighborhood Place Partners Provide Opportunities to Start Careers and Build Assets

May 4, 2015

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer three career recruitment fairs and workshops as well as opportunities to learn how to save money through couponing, changing financial habits and building credit.  To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

May 5, Adecco Recruitment Fair at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Located at 3610 Bohne Ave. Call 485-6145 with any questions. The regional recruiting manager for Adecco will be on hand to accept employment applications for available positions.

Tuesdays, Meditation at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 12:30 - 2:30 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.

Tuesdays, 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 by using coupons while grocery shopping. Facilitated by coupon guru, Kim Mapp.

Tuesdays - May 5 through June 9 - Dare to Care Cooking Matters for Families at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Located at 3610 Bohne Ave..  Call 485-6145 to register.  Learn how to prepare simple, nutritious and delicious recipes as a family. Free groceries provided each week for the recipes prepared in class. Learn how to budget your money to create healthier food choices.  

May 5 and 19, 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. A legal aid staff member will be on hand to answer questions, talk about cases that the Legal Aid Society handles as well as provide referrals.

May 5, 12, 19 & 26, Extreme Couponing 101 at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1 - 2 p.m.

Located at 1411 Algonquin Pkwy. Call 634-6057 to register and for more information. Local couponing guru, Kim Mapp, will teach tips and money-saving ideas to help participants build extra financial wealth while grocery shopping.

May 6, 13, 20 & 27, Financial Education Series at the NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Call 485-7232 for more information.  This financial education series is geared to individuals who are ready to change their financial habits and become more fiscally responsible.  Topics include Banking 101, Saving and Developing a Spending Plan, Building and Maintaining Good Credit, Protecting Against Identity Theft and much more.  Sponsored by NorthWest Neighborhood Place and Fifth Third Bank.

May 6 and May 20, Shawnee Library Outreach at Ujima Neighborhood Place, 11a.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 Louisville Free Public Library.

May 11, Community Clothing Give-A-Way at South Central Neighborhood Place, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Located at 4255 Hazelwood Ave. Call 485-7130 for more information. Gather up all of your unwanted, gently used clothing for children, women and men. Bring them to South Central Neighborhood Place by May 6.  Individuals and families in need of clothing are invited to attend the Clothing Give-A-Way on May 11 thanks to generous community donations.

May 12, Home Ownership Workshop at Cane Run Neighbhorhood Place, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Located at 3410 Less Ln.  Call 574-5156 to register.  Get the facts on homeownership and join in the discussion to find out if this is your next step.  Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, Woodforest National Bank and Farnsley Middle School.

May 12, JCPS Application and Recruitment Fair at 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Located at the Urban Government Center, 810 Barret Ave, in the Fishbowl and lobby.  For more information see or call the Application Center at 485-3370. Get your foot in the door and make a difference in the community. Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is recruiting for substitute and full-time positions. Most substitute jobs start at $9.00/hour and many other positions are full-time with benefits.

May 12, 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 Health and Wellness health educators will provide blood pressure checks.

Three opportunities for a WeCare Energy Efficiency Overview
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. Call 1-800-356-5467 for more information.

  • May 12, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, Valley Site, 10200 Dixie Hwy., 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 13 & 27, South Central Neighborhood Place, 4255 Hazelwood Ave., 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • May 21, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Ave., 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

May 14, 21, 28 & June 4, Finding the Right Job at 810 Barret Neighborhood Place, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Located at 810 Barret Ave. in the Fish Bowl Conference Room.  Please call 574-6638 to RSVP.  This four-week session will help with employability skills, successful job searches as well as finding the right job and keeping it.  After completing the workshop, participants are provided weekly job search assistance and ongoing support from a Jeweish Family and Career Services coach after employment for at least 90 days. 

Three opportunities for the Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower
Seven Counties and KIDSNow will be hosting educational baby showers to share information on how to care for yourself and your baby during pregnancy. Participants will receive a colorful diaper tote bag filled with baby items such as a blanket, bottle, wash cloth and gas/gift card. Fathers are welcome but must be registered.

  • May 13, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place @ 1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale, KY, 2 - 4 p.m.   Call 363-1483 to RSVP.
  • May 14 at the Urban Government Center, 810 Barret Ave. in the Fish Bowl Conference Room, 1- 3 p.m. RSVP to 574-6638.
  • May 19 at 3400 Lees Lane, 3-5 p.m. Sponsored in part by Cane Run Neighborhood Place. RSVP to Lynn at 485-6826 or Deanna at 439-9462.


May 19, Foster Care and Adoption Information Session at First Neighborhood Place, 6 - 8 p.m.
Located at T.J. Middle School, 1503 Rangeland Rd. Call Kenneth Williams at 595-5437, ext. 0 with any questions or to reserve a spot in the class. These sessions will provide individuals with information about the Foster Care and Adoption program.  Learn about the types of children who need foster and adoptive homes and receive detailed information about becoming a foster or adoptive parent.   

May 21, Kitchen Table Conversations at NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 11 a.m. – noon
Located at 4018 W. Market St.  Please call 458-6429 for more information.  Join an engaging conversation at this monthly Grandparents as Parents support group - facilitated by Helen Denies of Spalding University - and receive essential community information and resources.  Lite refreshments will be served.

May 27, 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).

May 28, Child/Adult Literacy Fair at Southwest Regional Library, 6 – 8 p.m.
Located at 9725 Dixie Highway.  No registration required.  Bring your kids to an evening of games and free books at your local library.  Refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by Cane Run Neighborhood Place, South Jefferson Neighborhood Place and Southwest Regional Library.

May 29 and 30, Yard Sale and Bake Sale at Bethany United Church of Christ, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Located at 10400 Old Preston Highway. Call 363-1483 for more information.  The Annual Yard Sale and Bake Sale proceeds help fund the South Jefferson Neighborhood Place Summer Back to School Event and the Baby Store.  Items for sale will include collectibles, household items, small furnishings, baby items, clothing of all sizes, books, etc.  Donations can be dropped off at South Jefferson Neighborhood Place starting May 26,  between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.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 near you, please call Metro Call at 311.