Aug 30 2019 Neighborhood Place partners hosts four hiring events, two health care outreaches and much more in September

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in September include four hiring events conducted by FedEx, Sodexo, the U.S. Census Bureau, and Kentucky Health Care Center; two outreaches by Humana CareSource and Passport to discuss health plan benefits options; and a free educational series for parents and caregivers who have youth with a mental health diagnosis.

Jul 26 2019 Celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Today marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. 

Jul 11 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host eight back to school events

Neighborhood Place and numerous community partners will offer eight back to school events in late July and early August 2019.  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 1 2019 Free tax preparation for residents filing past due returns

Although the 2018 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 2016 to 2018 for those who qualify.

Jun 28 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Minority Mental Health Month series, back to school events and much more in July

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in July include the series "Supporting the Black Family: Mental Wellness Workshop"; several employment hiring events, two back to school events and more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Jun 13 2019 Age-Friendly Louisville Raises Awareness for World Elder Abuse Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is this Saturday, June 15, 2019. This annual day of awareness calls attention to a growing population of elderly people and some of the abuses they face. As longevity increases, abuse of the elderly is an increasing and serious problem that affects health and human rights and can cause death, so it is vital to raise awareness to prevent it whenever and wherever possible.

Jun 10 2019 Mayor Fischer, 100 Resilient Cities release comprehensive Louisville Resilience Strategy

Mayor Greg Fischer and The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) today released Louisville’s first citywide Resilience Strategy, a new approach to address the city’s most pressing and interconnected challenges.

Jun 4 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host Shawnee Community Celebration, Senior Farmer Market registrations and more

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in June include the10th Annual Shawnee CommUNITY Celebration on June 15th, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition Program sign-ups at all eight Neighborhood Place locations, hiring opportunities by FedEx, Sodexo and the U.S. Census Bureau, and much more.  To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

May 31 2019 Free electric fans for seniors and disabled individuals on June 8

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 8 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203.

 

May 24 2019 LIHEAP program improvements lead to increase in number of low-income households assisted
Resilience and Community Services and Office of Performance Improvement & Innovation create improvements to increase program efficiency and accessibility +
May 22 2019 City's Foster Grandparent Program celebrates 47 years of service in Louisville

The work of more than 130 Foster Grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon on Friday, May 24. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.

May 7 2019 Electric fans needed for local seniors and disabled residents
Donations accepted through June 3rd; Fan giveaway on June 8th
May 6 2019 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 9

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances, or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 9. The event will be held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Women’s Empowerment Group, the BB&T Bank Bus and more

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners sponsor numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in May include a free, eight-week Women’s Empowerment Group, the BB&T Bank Bus which provides free credit report and other financial services, the “Eat This Not That” workshop, and much more. To get more details about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Apr 29 2019 Women’s empowerment series stresses building support, healthy relationships

Women of all ages are invited to a free, eight-week series focusing on educating and empowering women by building knowledge and skills in multiple areas.  Starting Monday, May 6, 2019, the “Women’s Empowerment Group” will feature practical tips on weekly topics including relationships, parenting, mental and physical health, education, employment, and finances.