Aug 4 2020 City provides rental and utility assistance programs to aid residents impacted by COVID-19
Appointments scheduled using automated system; clients served remotely

Louisville Metro Government reminds residentsabout the availability of rent and utility assistance for income eligible households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Two programs launched in July to help residents in need of assistance: the Eviction Prevention Program and LIHEAP Summer Cooling.

Jul 7 2020 Enrollment now open for LIHEAP Summer Cooling
Applications for Summer Cooling Subsidy and Crisis Components accepted through October 31, 2020
May 12 2020 NorthWest Neighborhood Place temporarily relocates to the Nia Center
All Neighborhood Place sites remain closed to the public; clients being served remotely

The relocation is due to the renovations taking place at the Academy of Shawnee where NorthWest Neighborhood Place is housed.  Renovation work ramped up in early April and is anticipated to be completed by August 2021, with Neighborhood Place likely returning before that date once that section of the building is opened.

May 5 2020 Enrollment now open for Spring LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
New spring enrollment period added in response to COVID-19 crisis
Apr 3 2020 City’s March for Meals ends; more than 83,000 meals distributed

Focus shifts to more vulnerable seniors


LOUISVILLE, KY (April 3, 2020) – As of today, the Metro March for Meals, the meals pick-up program for seniors 60 year and older that began in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Louisville, has ended.

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.