May 4 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Provide Opportunities to Start Careers and Build Assets

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer three career recruitment fairs and workshops as well as opportunities to learn how to save money through couponing, changing financial habits and building credit.  To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Mar 24 2015 Free Financial Planning Day for Louisville Residents on March 31

 

Free Financial Planning Day for
Louisville Residents on March 31

 

Advice on budgeting, improving credit scores, retirement planning, income taxes, investment strategies and more

 

Mar 10 2015 Mayor Rallies Community for "Give A Day" Week of Service, April 18-26

A tractor-trailer load of toys and supplies for school kids in need, bikes for refugees from war-torn countries and a community drive for stuffed animals for kids who have experienced crime, fires or other crisis. Those are some of the projects planned during the fourth annual Give A Day volunteer week April 18-26. The week of service helps launch the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival.

Feb 26 2015 City Offers Youth Development Professionals Free Trainings

Louisville Metro Government’s Department of Community Services Youth Development provides free, monthly professional development opportunities for those who work with youth throughout the city. The trainings are presented by local and regional facilitators and cover a variety of topics focusing on engaging youth and providing quality educational and recreational youth programming.

Feb 4 2015 Retired and Senior Volunteers Honored for Service

Louisville Metro’s RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) will host their annual recognition event on Thursday, February 5 from 12 - 3 p.m. at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY  40203.

Feb 2 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer a Multitude of Free Workshops and Events in February

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in February including a four-week workshop to help with employability skills and successful job searches, three Black History Month celebrations and several financial education opportunities. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the information listed by each event.

 

Jan 7 2015 Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in January

 

Neighborhood Place Hosts a Job Fair, a Resume Writing Workshop and a Couponing Support Group

 

 

Jan 5 2015 Get Financially Fit in 2015

 

Louisville Metro Government promotes free financial education opportunities

 

Dec 30 2014 Crisis Phase of LIHEAP begins on January 12, 2015

 

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Dec 9 2014 Foster Grandparents Celebrate 42 Years of Service in Louisville

 

Metro Foster Grandparent Program encourages others to mentor children

 

The work of more than 88 foster grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon Dec. 11.  The holiday-themed event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.

 

Dec 4 2014 Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in December

 

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in December including healthy cooking classes, opportunities to meet with Legal Aid staff, a workshop addressing childhood trauma and much more. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

 

Nov 20 2014 Mayor Fischer Names Katina Whitlock Director of Community Services

 

Mayor Greg Fischer has named Katina Whitlock as the new Director of Louisville Metro Community Services, the department which reduces homelessness, assists with household financial stability, advocates for targeted populations and improves the overall quality of life for families across our community.

 

 

Nov 5 2014 Inaugural Week of Valor Honors Veterans and Active-Duty Service Men and Women

Mayor Greg Fischer and numerous community partners today announced the inaugural Mayor’s Week of Valor — a week-long series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions of active-duty military, veterans and their families. 

Nov 3 2014 Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in November

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops to help with your health, home and family in November including a free stop smoking series, multiple energy management workshops, a supermarket tour to learn cost-saving tips as well as opportunities to meet with the Legal Aid Society. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Oct 28 2014 Low Income Heating Assistance Program Begins Nov. 3

The annual program that helps low income residents of Louisville with their utility bills begins Nov. 3. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is a federally funded program operated by Community Action Partnership, part of Louisville Metro Community Services. The Subsidy Phase of LIHEAP will run this year from Nov. 3 through Dec. 11.