Feb 15 2018 City teams up with Fifth Third Bank's eBus in Louisville

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced today that the popular Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be visiting Louisville Feb. 20 through Feb. 26 and will be open to the public.

Jan 31 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Sponsor a Prom Dress Drive, a Weekly Resource School and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners offer services and workshops in February that will benefit the entire family including a prom dress drive to help make prom more affordable for families in need; the launch of a Weekly Resource School with an array of topics; two foster parent recruitment meetings and much more.   To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 5 2018 City's External Agency Fund Applications Open Jan. 6

Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government will begin accepting applications for External Agency Fund grants Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8 a.m. for the service period of FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019). These General Fund grants are awarded to non-profit, non-governmental, or "external”, agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality. 

Jan 4 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Opportunities to Strengthen the Home and Family

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in January to benefit all family members including a Healthy Living Club, two dates to meet with Legal Aid representatives, an energy management workshop as well as two employment recruitment events.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 3 2018 Crisis Phase of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Begins Jan. 8

Expanded eligibility allows residents with a past due amount on current utility bill to apply 

The annual program that helps prevent low income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

Dec 18 2017 City's Resilience and Community Services Launches New Online Screening Tool

"Am I Eligible" screens for programs and services 

Today Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) launched "Am I Eligible", a new online screening tool for Louisville residents.  “Am I Eligible” invites individuals to complete a brief online survey to determine which RCS programs and services are available to them. 

Dec 15 2017 Louisville Adds Smart911 to Enhance the LENSAlert Progam

Louisville Adds Smart911 to Enhance the LENSAlert Progam

 

Residents encouraged to sign up and complete a Smart911 Safety Profile to enhance their personal safety in the event they need to call 9-1-1.

 

Nov 29 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Holiday Festivities, a Conversation with Youth and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners join in holiday celebrations at the Park DuValle Holiday Festival in early December and a Kwanzaa reception later in the month A variety of workshops and events will also be offered throughout December including an Energy Management class, a conversation with youth regarding the impact of violence, a Healthy Living Club and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 31 2017 Subsidy Component of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Begins Nov. 6

New automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance

The LIHEAP Program that helps low income residents of Jefferson County with their utility bills begins on Nov. 6, 2017.

Oct 30 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Energy Management Workshops, Free Financial Counseling and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in November including several energy efficiency overviews offered by LG&E, three Project Warm energy management workshops, and a Childhood Lead Prevention Program. Other highlights include free financial coaching, a healthy relationship workshop, and an engagement meeting with Passport Health Care.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Oct 3 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Two Job Recruitment Events, Community Health Fair and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer numerous workshops in October including two job recruitment events with Sodexo and Kroger, several health-related events including a Community Health Fair, and a workshop geared to individuals who have experienced abuse in their intimate relationships.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Sep 26 2017 Free Services Offered to Local Homeless Population Oct. 4

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2017 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 4. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.

Sep 22 2017 Appointments can be scheduled for early LIHEAP registration for elderly and disabled individuals
New automated system now open to schedule appointments in advance

Home heating costs can be a large expense for families in the winter, so Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services will begin accepting pre-registration heating assistance applications on Monday, October 2, 2017. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to help income eligible residents pay utility bills.

May 2 2017 Louisville Metro Emergency Services Announces a New Safety Tool in Time for Kentucky Derby Week

Louisville Metro Emergency Services Announces a New Safety Tool in Time for Kentucky Derby Week

City officials encourage attendees of Kentucky Derby events to Opt-In to the Louisville Emergency Notification System via text message to receive emergency notifications.

Apr 25 2017 Louisville Metro Police and local pharmacies are taking back unwanted prescription drugs on April 29

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (April 26, 2017) – Louisville Metro Police,  the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and three local pharmacies on Saturday will give the public an opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and misuse by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.