Dec 18 2017 City's Resilience and Community Services Launches New Online Screening Tool

"Am I Eligible" screens for programs and services 

Today Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) launched "Am I Eligible", a new online screening tool for Louisville residents.  “Am I Eligible” invites individuals to complete a brief online survey to determine which RCS programs and services are available to them. 

Nov 29 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Holiday Festivities, a Conversation with Youth and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners join in holiday celebrations at the Park DuValle Holiday Festival in early December and a Kwanzaa reception later in the month A variety of workshops and events will also be offered throughout December including an Energy Management class, a conversation with youth regarding the impact of violence, a Healthy Living Club and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 31 2017 Subsidy Component of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Begins Nov. 6

New automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance

The LIHEAP Program that helps low income residents of Jefferson County with their utility bills begins on Nov. 6, 2017.

Oct 30 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Energy Management Workshops, Free Financial Counseling and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in November including several energy efficiency overviews offered by LG&E, three Project Warm energy management workshops, and a Childhood Lead Prevention Program. Other highlights include free financial coaching, a healthy relationship workshop, and an engagement meeting with Passport Health Care.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 25 2017 LIHEAP Vendor Solicitation for 2017-18 Season

Vendor packet is available on-line or in person  

Sep 29 2017 Addendum: City's HUD Entitlement Funds Applications Being Accepted

Please see the addendum below to the September 11, 2017 announcement entitled "City's HUD Entitlement Funds Applications Being Accepted."

Addendum

Sep 26 2017 Free Services Offered to Local Homeless Population Oct. 4

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2017 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 4. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.

Sep 22 2017 Appointments can be scheduled for early LIHEAP registration for elderly and disabled individuals
New automated system now open to schedule appointments in advance

Home heating costs can be a large expense for families in the winter, so Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services will begin accepting pre-registration heating assistance applications on Monday, October 2, 2017. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to help income eligible residents pay utility bills.

Sep 11 2017 City's HUD Entitlement Funds Applications Being Accepted

CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grants included

Aug 31 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Car and Booster Fitting Stations, A Healthy Living Club and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in September to help keep families safe and healthy including car and booster seat fitting stations by Norton’s Children Hospital; a Healthy Living Club; a Diabetes Self-Management Series; and a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jul 31 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Workshops for Expectant Mothers, Fatherhood Training and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer resources to help expectant parents and enhance fathers’ roles as well as an information session about becoming a foster parent. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Also six back to school events remain in early August featuring free school supplies, sponsored by Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners.

Jul 20 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Seven Back to School Events

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

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.