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.

Oct 22 2014 2014 Neighborhood Place Annual Day

Neighborhood Place, Louisville’s award-winning model of providing services to citizens, will have its “Annual Day” conference to celebrate accomplishments and explore new ideas for providing assistance. More than 350 individuals and many partner groups are expected to attend the Neighborhood Place Annual Day, Oct. 24 at the Fern Valley Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 2715 Fern Valley Rd., between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Oct 20 2014 Free Lead Inspections Available in Louisville

To help prevent childhood lead poisoning, the Lead-Safe Louisville Project is sponsoring free lead inspections to qualified homeowners. Lead-Safe Louisville joins in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19 - 25, to promote the importance of testing your home, testing your child, and learning how to prevent lead poisoning’s serious health effects.

Oct 18 2014 Councilman Robin Engel to Attend Groundbreaking for Morning Point Senior Living Campus

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
For Immediate Release                               
Media Contact: Chris Lewis
Date: October 14, 2014

Louisville, KY – Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) will attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Morning Point Senior living and Alzheimer’s Living Care (4711 South Hurstbourne Parkway) on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

Oct 8 2014 LIHEAP Subsidy Pre-Registration starts in October

The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership’s LIHEAP Program (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) is a federally funded program that provides financial assistance to help low-income residents pay utility bills. The Subsidy component of LIHEAP will begin November 3, 2014.

Pre-registration opportunities for the Subsidy Program will be offered during October for those residents who are on a fixed income, and who are elderly (age 60 or over) or disabled receiving social security, SSI, pension or Black Lung benefits.

Oct 6 2014 2014 Louisville Project Homeless Connect/Stand Down

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2014 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wednesday, October 8. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.

Oct 2 2014 Louisville Metro TRIAD to Host 14th Annual Senior Day Out

Seniors and disabled individuals are encouraged to attend the 2014 Senior Day Out at the Kentucky International Convention Center on Tues., Oct. 7 to experience educational exhibits, health screenings, guest speakers, dancing, Bingo and much more. The informative and social event in its 14th year is expecting more than 2,500 for fun and fellowship. Participants who pre-registered will enjoy a complimentary lunch.

Oct 1 2014 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer a Vocational Workshop for Youth, a Credit-Building Workshop and Much More

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops for the entire family in October including an interactive vocational workshop for youth, a credit–building workshop and basic budgeting class, an energy management workshop and a grandparents raising grandchildren support group. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.