Aug 6 2018 Neighborhood Place partners hosts several health-focused events in August

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of health-focused events and services in August including three opportunities to attend an educational baby shower, a Healthy Living Club to help reduce stress, a Diabetes Self-Management class, and a series of classes focused on healthy meal planning and eating. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jul 23 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Hosts Eight Back to School Events

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer eight back to school events in late July and early August 2018.  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.

Jun 29 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Sponsor the BB&T Bank Bus, a Back to School event and much more in July

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of resources and services in July including the BB&T Bank Bus at two locations, a forum entitledVoices of Addiction: Examining the Stages of Change”, as well sa the Back to School Festival at Valley High School To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jun 7 2018 Free electric fans for seniors and disabled individuals

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for seniors and people with disabilities.  A "Fan Fair" giveaway and resource event is scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203.

Jun 5 2018 Free tax preparation for residents filing past due returns

Although the 2017 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 2015 to 2017 for those who qualify.

Jun 1 2018 Neighborhood Place partners host the BB&T Bank Bus, free tax prep for past due returns, and other services

Neighborhood Place partners host the BB&T Bank Bus at two locations, free tax preparation assistance for past due and amended tax returns, Sodexo hiring opportunities on two days, and much more in June.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

 

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.