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 

Mar 14 2016 “March for Meals” Raises Awareness of Hunger, the Elderly

Four Louisville Metro Council Members Help Deliver Meals on Wheels

Mar 10 2016 City's HUD Entitlement Funds Applications Being Accepted

CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grants included

Mar 9 2016 LIHEAP Crisis Program Continues

Louisville Metro Community Services continues to operate the "Crisis" portion of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).  The program operates on a first-come, first-served basis until federal funds are exhausted or through March 31, 2016, whichever comes first.

Mar 1 2016 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Workshops to Help Build a Healthier Future

Neighborhood Place locations will offer a smoking cessation class, several opportunities for colon cancer screenings and a healthy baby shower for pregnant women in March, as well as a variety of nutritional cooking classes. For more information about these and many other opportunities, please refer to the list below which includes reservation requirements, times and locations.