May 12 2020 NorthWest Neighborhood Place temporarily relocates to the Nia Center
All Neighborhood Place sites remain closed to the public; clients being served remotely

The relocation is due to the renovations taking place at the Academy of Shawnee where NorthWest Neighborhood Place is housed.  Renovation work ramped up in early April and is anticipated to be completed by August 2021, with Neighborhood Place likely returning before that date once that section of the building is opened.

May 5 2020 Enrollment now open for Spring LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
New spring enrollment period added in response to COVID-19 crisis
Apr 28 2020 City receives $50,000 donation to deliver food to elderly residents during COVID-19 pandemic
Up to 500 additional seniors will receive home delivered meals 

Louisville Metro Government has received $50,000 from The Bufford Family Foundation to deliver food to homebound seniors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 24 2020 Agencies urged to apply for Louisville Metro Council COVID-19 Relief Fund
Current FY20 External Agency Fund (EAF) recipients and existing Louisville Metro programs may seek relief funding

 

Apr 14 2020 Local agencies help residents expedite receipt of federal economic stimulus payments

Free tax filing services and safe, affordable banking resources

 

Apr 3 2020 City’s March for Meals ends; more than 83,000 meals distributed

Focus shifts to more vulnerable seniors

 

LOUISVILLE, KY (April 3, 2020) – As of today, the Metro March for Meals, the meals pick-up program for seniors 60 year and older that began in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Louisville, has ended.

Mar 31 2020 LIHEAP funding deadline extended to April 30

Qualifying residents can get assistance with energy bills

 

Mar 25 2020 City's Senior Nutrition program hands out over 26,000 meals in first week

New Thursday pickup sites announced

 

Over 26,000 meals were distributed during the first week of Louisville Metro March for Meals, the meals pickup program for seniors 60 years or older. Nearly 5,300 seniors received a meal pack containing five frozen meals at one of now seven rolling pickup locations across the community.

Mar 18 2020 Metro March for Meals has successful first day of providing meals to seniors during COVID-19 outbreak
Locations changing for two pickup sites

Almost 500 seniors received a week’s worth of frozen meals on Tuesday in the first successful deployment of the Metro March for Meals program, which provides frozen meal packs to seniors who are self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak. The meals were distributed at the Beechmont Community Center parking log, which is the site designated for Tuesday meal pickups.

Mar 17 2020 Mayor calls for temporary closures to walk-in clients in the Neighborhood Place locations and LIHEAP sites
Modified service delivery plan effective March 18

 

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Mayor Greg Fischer announced a temporary closure and modified service delivery at all seven Neighborhood Place locations.  LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) in-person services have also been suspended at all six locations and a mail-in service has been implemented.

Mar 11 2020 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 14

Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to a free resource fair showcasing summer activities for children, youth, and families on Sat., March 14.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Jan 31 2020 Neighborhood Place partners celebrate Black History Month and host other events during February

Neighborhood Place partners will help host several events in February including the 8th annual “African American Read-In” at Southwick Community Center in honor of Black History Month, as well as multiple hiring events for the upcoming Census, Sodexo and the Kentucky Health Career Center.To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 14 2020 Mayor Fischer, community leaders announce free tax preparation service for eligible Louisville residents

Mayor Greg Fischer and other community leaders today announced the opening of free federal and state income tax preparation for eligible residents.

The Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, and AARP Tax Aide programs provide trained, IRS-certified volunteers to offer free tax services at 19 sites across the city. The service is available to individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2019.

Jan 6 2020 City announces opportunity to apply for the External Agency Fund Competitive Grants
Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government (LMG) will begin accepting External Agency Fund applications on Jan. 17 for fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021). These grants funded through the city’s general fund are awarded to non-governmental or "external” agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality.

Jan 2 2020 Neighborhood Place partners host multiple Census hiring events, a Women’s Empowerment series and more

Neighborhood Place partners will host several events in January including several Census Bureau hiring events for positions with the National Processing Center and Census Takers; a Women’s Empowerment session covering eight modules; an Energy Management workshop; a Foster Parent/Adoption Information meeting, and more. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.