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.

Nov 27 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a holiday festival, three employment outreaches and more

Neighborhood Place partners will host several events in December to help bring fun and resources for families including the Fourth Annual Park DuValle Holiday Festival; three employment outreaches from KentuckianaWorks Health Career Center, National Processing Center and Sodexo;  and several offerings of an educational baby shower.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Nov 19 2019 The Greatest Louisville Smokeout on Nov. 21

Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center in collaboration with Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place and other community partners are hosting “The Greatest Louisville Smokeout” this Thurs., Nov. 21, 2019. The event is free to the public and runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Parkhill Community Center, 1703 South 13th St.

Nov 1 2019 LIHEAP Subsidy Component Begins Nov. 4

Automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that helps low income residents of Jefferson County with their utility bills begins on Nov. 4, 2019.

Oct 31 2019 Neighborhood Place partners offer energy management workshops, NPC hiring events and more

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety workshops and resources in November to help strengthen households including hiring events from National Processing Center and Sodexo, energy management workshops provided by Project Warm, and a Foster Parent/Adoption Information meeting. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 1 2019 Charmoli Neighborhood Place to close in late October; result of city budget cuts

Programs and services relocating to other locations

Sep 30 2019 Neighborhood Place partners hosts two Trunk or Treat events, nine Census hiring outreaches, and more in October

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in October include two Trunk or Treat events for Halloween, nine hiring events conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, “A Healthy Journey for Two Educational Baby Shower” at two locations and more.  To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Sep 23 2019 Free services offered to local homeless population on Oct. 2

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2019 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 2. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, State ID’s, and many other forms of assistance. 

Aug 30 2019 Neighborhood Place partners hosts four hiring events, two health care outreaches and much more in September

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in September include four hiring events conducted by FedEx, Sodexo, the U.S. Census Bureau, and Kentucky Health Care Center; two outreaches by Humana CareSource and Passport to discuss health plan benefits options; and a free educational series for parents and caregivers who have youth with a mental health diagnosis.

Jul 26 2019 Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. 

Jul 11 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host eight back to school events

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer eight back to school events in late July and early August 2019.  These events will provide free school supplies while supplies last as well as a wide range of services and resources to help local youth and families be better prepared for the start of school year.

Jul 1 2019 Free tax preparation for residents filing past due returns

Although the 2018 tax filing season has ended, there is still free help available in preparing past due and amended tax returns.  Now through October, the Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, or VITA, will provide federal and state income tax assistance to income eligible residents who need help filing prior returns. It is also still possible to receive a refund for returns from the years 2016 to 2018 for those who qualify.

Jun 28 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Minority Mental Health Month series, back to school events and much more in July

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in July include the series "Supporting the Black Family: Mental Wellness Workshop"; several employment hiring events, two back to school events and more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.