Jul 12 2017 Mayor Fischer celebrates opening of Angie's Home Cooking Family Restaurant in the Parkland Neighborhood

Mayor Fischer today celebrated the grand opening of Angie’s Home Cooking Family Restaurant with community members and other civic leaders.

Jun 28 2017 Free Tax Preparation for Residents Filing Past Due Returns

Although the 2016 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 2014 to 2016 for those who qualify.

Jun 19 2017 Free Electric Fans for Seniors and Disabled Individuals

Fan Fair giveaway event held on June 24
 

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 24 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203.

May 26 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host a Fruit and Boot Camp, a Healthy Living Club and Much More

Spring and summer are great times to focus on health and fitness and Neighborhood Place partners have lined up events that do just that including a Fruit and Boot Camp, a Healthy Living Club and a Diabetes Self-Management Series.  To learn more about these offerings and other valuable workshops, please refer to the list below.

May 10 2017 Electric Fans Needed for Local Seniors and Disabled Residents

Donations accepted through June 14; Fan giveaway on June 24

Apr 20 2017 Free WiFi arriving on all TARC buses

TARC recommends a free real-time bus tracking app called “Transit”

All TARC buses will become free WiFi hot spots for internet access by June 1.

Apr 4 2017 On Day of National Service, Mayor Fischer thanks volunteers from RSVP and Foster Grandparent Program

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined more than 4,500 city and county leaders nationwide in recognition of the National Day of Service.

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) sponsors this day of recognition to highlight the value of national service and the positive impact of Senior Corps and AmeriCorps.

Apr 4 2017 Second Quarterly Park Hill Resource Fair on April 8

Theme:  "Sowing the Seeds of Peace"

Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place will host its Second Quarterly Community Resource Fair for the Park Hill neighborhood this Saturday, April 8.  Themed “Sowing the Seeds of Peace”, the event will be held at the Park Hill Community Center, 1703 South 13th St. from 12 – 4 p.m.

Mar 31 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Multiple Opportunities to Improve Your Health and Well-Being

Neighborhood Place sites bring together multiple partners in April focused on improving the health and well-being of you and your family including free car seat checks, a smoking cessation class, free HIV screenings, a parent leadership academy, a mobile dental unit and so much more.  To learn more about these services and other opportunities including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Mar 17 2017 "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 15th 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 14 2017 Empowerment and Job Fair Day at the Nia Center on March 16

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the Empowerment and Job Fair Day on Thursday, March 16.   The event is being held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mar 9 2017 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 18

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 18.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Feb 28 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners offer Fairs for Home Buyers, Youth Summer Programming and Sodexo Job Opportunities
Resource workshop for heroin addicts also offered on March 1
Feb 28 2017 Louisville's Fourth Financial Empowerment Summit

Theme:  Promoting Tools and Resources to Improve Household Stability

Louisville’s fourth 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 6 2017 City teams up with Fifth Third Bank's eBus in Louisville

Mobile classroom provides financial planning assistance and job seeker’s assistance  

LOUISVILLE, KY (February 6, 2017) - Louisville Metro Community Services announced today that the popular Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be visiting Louisville Feb. 13 through Feb. 17 and will be open to the public.