Jul 5 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Seven Back to School Events and Much More

Correction as of 7/29/16:  The starting time for the Back to School event on July 30 at T.J. Middle School will be at 10 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. as previously listed.

Jun 28 2016 Seniors Invited to Molo Village Resource Fair on July 7

Attendees encouraged to enroll in Senior Congregate Meal Program

An Open House and Senior Resource Fair is scheduled for Thursday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Molo Village Senior Nutrition Site, 1407 W. Jefferson St.  

Jun 23 2016 Electric Fans Needed for Local Seniors and Disabled Residents

Donations accepted through July 8; Fan giveaway on July 16

As the temperature climbs outside, fan donations are needed for local seniors and persons with physical disabilities. KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is joining forces with Louisville Metro Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens (OADC) to collect and distribute electric fans to those needy individuals in our community.

Jun 17 2016 Mayor Fischer announces 13 “microenterprise” loans to local small businesses

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the 13 local businesses that will receive loans from a Louisville Metro Government program for local “microenterprises.”

The recipients, all low- to moderate-income entrepreneurs, include a video production group, an event rental space, a fashion business, a tax service, two childcare facilities, and four catering businesses. Microenterprises are businesses that employee five or fewer individuals, including the owner.

Jun 15 2016 RSVP Seeking New Volunteers to Answer Partners’ Critical Service Openings

The Louisville Metro Community Services’ RSVP has received urgent requests from RSVP-partnered agencies to find and do initial screening of volunteers, age 55 and above, for the following service opportunities:

May 27 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Healthy Lifestyle Workshops, Support Groups

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer several opportunities for healthy workshops and screenings in June including blood pressure checks, an educational baby shower and colon cancer screenings.

May 25 2016 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Fit to Fly

Louisville Community Services’ agency loans help local business grow and develop

May 11 2016 Community Services' RSVP and Foster Grandparent Program Celebrate Older Americans' Month

The month of May is nationally designated as “Older Americans’ Month.”  Locally, the Louisville Metro Department of Community Services celebrates seniors who are still active as volunteers through its RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) and Foster Grandparent Program (FGP). Both programs are primarily funded through Senior Corps, a division of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

May 3 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Host a Gigantic Yard Sale in May and Free Workshops for the Entire Family

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer a variety of free workshops in May including an energy efficiency overview, an educational baby shower, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren plus several outreaches for employment opportunities.

Apr 25 2016 Free Financial Fitness Day for Louisville Residents on April 29

Resources on connecting to financial institutions, improving credit scores, starting a small business, avoiding consumer scams, and more

Louisville residents seeking free financial education and
resources are invited to the 3rd annual Financial Fitness Day on April 29 at the Americana Community Center, 4801 Southside Dr., between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

Apr 20 2016 Public Comment Period for City’s Community Services Block Grant Annual Plan

Plan outlines programs and services for Community Action Partnership

Apr 19 2016 City's Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 43 Years of Service in Louisville

The work of more than 120 foster grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon on Thursday, April 21.  The Derby-themed event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.

Apr 18 2016 National Stalking Resource Center Offers Training in Louisville on April 19

The Stalking Resource Center (SRC), a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, is coming to Louisville on April 19.  Five experts on stalking and Kentucky stalking laws will present a full day of training for professionals who work with victims of stalking. An evening session is also scheduled with a local youth group to alert them to the signs and dangers of stalking. 

Apr 1 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Opportunities to Improve Your Health, Meet Potential Employers

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free workshops to help improve your family’s health, save money and energy, plus opportunities to meet two potential employers. To learn more about these services, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Mar 23 2016 LIHEAP Funding Deadline Extended to April 30

Qualifying residents can get assistance with energy bills