May 22 2018 Electric Fans Needed for Local Seniors and Disabled Residents

Donations accepted through June 11; Fan giveaway on June 16

May 21 2018 Two Neighborhood Place locations host community celebrations in honor of special milestones

South Jefferson rededicates space following renovations and Cane Run celebrates 20th anniversary

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 21 2018) - Cane Run Neighborhood Place on Monday hosted a special celebration to commemorate its 20th anniversary of serving families, while South Jefferson Neighborhood Place on Tuesday will celebrate renovations after 21 years of serving the community.

May 8 2018 Neighborhood Place sponsors community forum to address the impact of addiction

“Addiction 101:   The Ripple Effect of Heroin and Other Drugs”

Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place joins with several community partners to host a day-long forum focused on the rippling effects of addiction on Saturday, May 12.   Entitled "Addiction 101: The Ripple Effect of Heroin and Other Drugs”, the event will be held at Dismas Charities at St. Ann’s Center, 1515 Algonquin Pkwy., from 12 – 4 p.m.

May 7 2018 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 10

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 10.  The event is being held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Apr 30 2018 Neighborhood Place sponsors a Gigantic Yard Sale, the Fifth Third Empowerment Bus and More in May

Each Month Neighborhood Place partners come together to offer a wide variety of workshops, events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Highlights in May include a Giant Yard Sale in south Louisville; the Fifth Third Empowerment Bus at NorthWest Neighborhood Place; a community meeting focused on the ripple effects of heroin addiction; three employment recruitment opportunities and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Apr 2 2018 Neighborhood Place Participates in a Month-long Shoe Drive, Three Employment Recruitment Events and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy events and services in April to benefit the entire family including a month-long athletic shoes collection for JCPS students; employment recruitment opportunities with FedEx Ground, ElderCare 4 Families and Sodexo; a Family Spring Fling at Portland Community Center and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Mar 26 2018 "Butterfly Effect" Prom Dress Giveaway Event on March 27

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

WHO:
Officials with Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services
Destinee Germany, Miss Black Kentucky
Melissa Lott, Academy at Shawnee Youth Services Center Coordinator
JCPS Student Support Services

Mar 19 2018 "March for Meals" Raises Awareness of Hunger, the Elderly

Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 16th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. 

Mar 8 2018 LIHEAP closes following depletion of funds, improvements to sign up process

The funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) program were exhausted this year earlier than usual, following high demand and steps taken by the Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) to make requesting easier for qualified residents.

Mar 6 2018 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 10

Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to a free resource fair showcasing summer activities for children, youth, and families on Saturday, March 10.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Feb 28 2018 Neighborhood Place Offers Health-Focused Resources for All Ages and Stages

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy workshops and services in March to benefit the entire family including car seat and blood pressure checks, a healthy living club and cooking classes, an educational baby shower, a child abuse awareness workshop and so much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Feb 27 2018 Louisville's Fifth Financial Empowerment Summit

Building Financial Resilience:  Tips and Strategies Across the Lifespan

 

 Louisville’s fifth Financial Empowerment Summit will bring together local and national speakers, community leaders, service providers, and nonprofits and financial institutions eager to help individuals and families improve their financial well-being.

Feb 20 2018 Metro Housing Authority Director Tim Barry is retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Tim Barry, is retiring in late spring 2018. Barry was appointed to the position in 2001 by Mayor David Armstrong.

Feb 15 2018 City teams up with Fifth Third Bank's eBus in Louisville

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced today that the popular Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be visiting Louisville Feb. 20 through Feb. 26 and will be open to the public.

Feb 14 2018 Former Council member Tina Ward-Pugh joins Resilience and Community Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that former Louisville Metro Council member Tina Ward-Pugh will be joining the Office for Women. 

In her new role, Ward-Pugh will build upon existing programs and increase the outreach and advocacy on behalf of women across the city.