|Aug 4 2020||
City provides rental and utility assistance programs to aid residents impacted by COVID-19
Appointments scheduled using automated system; clients served remotely
Louisville Metro Government reminds residentsabout the availability of rent and utility assistance for income eligible households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Two programs launched in July to help residents in need of assistance: the Eviction Prevention Program and LIHEAP Summer Cooling.
|Jul 22 2020||
City, community partners celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Facebook Live Town Hall, #THanksToTheADA social media campaign, and other virtual events
|Jul 7 2020||
Enrollment now open for LIHEAP Summer Cooling
Applications for Summer Cooling Subsidy and Crisis Components accepted through October 31, 2020
|Jul 2 2020||
Free electric fans for older adults and disabled individuals starting July 6, 2020
Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for older adults and people with disabilities.
The Fan Fair giveaway qualifications and guidelines are as follows:
|Jun 12 2020||
City joins Age-Friendly Louisville to raises awareness for World Elder Abuse Day on June 15
Community members invited to wear purple
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Monday, June 15, 2020. This annual day of awareness calls attention to a growing population of elderly people and some of the abuses they face. Elder abuse can take different forms: physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.
|Jun 5 2020||
City’s HUD CARES Act supplemental COVID-19 Grant applications being accepted
CDBG-CV, ESG-CV, HOPWA-CV and FY21 HOPWA carryforward grants included
|Jun 4 2020||
City announces latest round of Louisville Metro Council COVID-19 grants
The Louisville Metro Council COVID-19 Relief Fund has identified seven more nonprofit organizations to receive funding to help further their work providing critical support to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Metro Council voted to establish the $2.7 million emergency assistance package in mid-March with the goal of supplementing relief organizations experiencing an incremental surge in demand for services from persons impacted by the pandemic.
|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.