Mar 31 2020 LIHEAP funding deadline extended to April 30

Qualifying residents can get assistance with energy bills

 

Mar 25 2020 City's Senior Nutrition program hands out over 26,000 meals in first week

New Thursday pickup sites announced

 

Over 26,000 meals were distributed during the first week of Louisville Metro March for Meals, the meals pickup program for seniors 60 years or older. Nearly 5,300 seniors received a meal pack containing five frozen meals at one of now seven rolling pickup locations across the community.

Mar 19 2020 Senior Meal Pickup Program updates distribution site locations due to tremendous response

 

During the first three days of Metro March for Meals, the meals pickup program provided nearly 2,500 frozen meal packs to seniors in Louisville.  Due to this tremendous response, a few of the distribution sites have been changed to better accommodate the traffic flow and ensure that recipients can remain in their cars for pickup.

Mar 18 2020 Metro March for Meals has successful first day of providing meals to seniors during COVID-19 outbreak
Locations changing for two pickup sites

Almost 500 seniors received a week’s worth of frozen meals on Tuesday in the first successful deployment of the Metro March for Meals program, which provides frozen meal packs to seniors who are self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak. The meals were distributed at the Beechmont Community Center parking log, which is the site designated for Tuesday meal pickups.

Mar 17 2020 Mayor calls for temporary closures to walk-in clients in the Neighborhood Place locations and LIHEAP sites
Modified service delivery plan effective March 18

 

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Mayor Greg Fischer announced a temporary closure and modified service delivery at all seven Neighborhood Place locations.  LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) in-person services have also been suspended at all six locations and a mail-in service has been implemented.

Dec 30 2019 Crisis Component of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) begins Jan. 6

Automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance

The program that helps prevent low income residents of Jefferson County from being disconnected from utility services will begin on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Nov 1 2019 LIHEAP Subsidy Component Begins Nov. 4

Automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that helps low income residents of Jefferson County with their utility bills begins on Nov. 4, 2019.

Sep 25 2019 Appointments can be scheduled for early LIHEAP registration for elderly or disabled individuals on a fixed income
Automated system now open to schedule appointments in advance

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) is offering pre-registration for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Subsidy Component. The pre-registration will begin on Wednesday, October 2, and end on Thursday, October 31.

Sep 23 2019 Free services offered to local homeless population on Oct. 2

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2019 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 2. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, State ID’s, and many other forms of assistance. 

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.

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 7 2019 Electric fans needed for local seniors and disabled residents
Donations accepted through June 3rd; Fan giveaway on June 8th
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 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops on mindfulness, living well and parenting skills

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in April include a mindfulness workshop to learn meditation practices, a series of classes to help manage health issues, workshops that help fathers with parenting skills and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Mar 28 2019 LIHEAP funding deadline extended through April 30

Heating assistance program offers relief to qualified low-income residents

 Income-eligible residents of Louisville now have more time to apply for funding to help with energy bills, thanks to an extension of the deadline for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).