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.

Mar 6 2018 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 10

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 10.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Feb 28 2018 Neighborhood Place Offers Health-Focused Resources for All Ages and Stages

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy workshops and services in March to benefit the entire family including car seat and blood pressure checks, a healthy living club and cooking classes, an educational baby shower, a child abuse awareness workshop and so much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Feb 27 2018 Louisville's Fifth Financial Empowerment Summit

Building Financial Resilience:  Tips and Strategies Across the Lifespan


 Louisville’s fifth 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 20 2018 Metro Housing Authority Director Tim Barry is retiring

The Director of Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), Tim Barry, is retiring in late spring 2018. Barry was appointed to the position in 2001 by Mayor David Armstrong.

Feb 15 2018 City teams up with Fifth Third Bank's eBus in Louisville

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced today that the popular Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be visiting Louisville Feb. 20 through Feb. 26 and will be open to the public.

Feb 14 2018 Former Council member Tina Ward-Pugh joins Resilience and Community Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that former Louisville Metro Council member Tina Ward-Pugh will be joining the Office for Women. 

In her new role, Ward-Pugh will build upon existing programs and increase the outreach and advocacy on behalf of women across the city.

Jan 26 2018 Youth volunteers sought to create Valentines for Meals on Wheels recipients

City's Senior Nutrition Program organizes fifth annual Love Letters campaign


 Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program invites young people to create handmade Valentine's Day cards as part of the annual  Love Letters campaign. The cards will then be included in meal deliveries to Meals on Wheels recipients and shared with other senior programs to help lift the spirits of older adults in our community.

Jan 24 2018 City's HUD Grant Applications Being Accepted

CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grants included

Jan 5 2018 City's External Agency Fund Applications Open Jan. 6

Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government will begin accepting applications for External Agency Fund grants Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8 a.m. for the service period of FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019). These General Fund grants are awarded to non-profit, non-governmental, or "external”, agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality. 

Jan 4 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Opportunities to Strengthen the Home and Family

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in January to benefit all family members including a Healthy Living Club, two dates to meet with Legal Aid representatives, an energy management workshop as well as two employment recruitment events.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 3 2018 Crisis Phase of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Begins Jan. 8

Expanded eligibility allows residents with a past due amount on current utility bill to apply 

The annual program that helps prevent low income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

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.