Mayoral Reception to Kick Off Bank On 2.0
In September, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund announced the creation of Bank On 2.0, a new effort to create a unified, national approach to delivering safe, affordable banking products and services to low-income and under-banked people through municipal programs across the country.
Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Workshops
Neighborhood Place locations across Jefferson County offer free, valuable workshops and services year-round which are open to the community. Below are some of the highlighted events for December which include an information session about the Affordable Care Act, three energy management workshops as well as an Exploring Self-Employment workshop.
LIHEAP Subsidy Program Begins November 12th
The annual program that helps low income residents of Louisville with their utility bills begins Nov. 12. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is operated by Community Action Partnership part of Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization. The Subsidy Phase of LIHEAP will run this year from Nov. 12 through Dec. 19.
Louisville Metro TRIAD to Host 13th Annual Senior Day Out
More than 1800 seniors and disabled individuals in our community will gather for fun and fellowship, Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the 2013 Senior Day Out in Louisville. Participants who pre-registered will enjoy a complimentary lunch and all will experience educational exhibits, health screenings, guest speakers, dancing, Bingo and much more.
Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Free Budgeting Classes and Informational Sessions in Shawnee
Neighborhood Place locations across Jefferson County offer free, valuable workshops and services year-round which are open to the community. Below are some of the highlighted events for November which include several budgeting classes, three information sessions about major revitalization work being done in the Shawnee neighborhood, as well as a link to a new video highlighting the work at Neighborhood Place.
Shawnee Revitalization Plan
To strengthen the neighborhood, keep people in their homes and reduce vacant properties, Mayor Greg Fischer today joined community leaders to announce the start of a project to renovate homes and revitalize key areas of Louisville’s historic Shawnee neighborhood.
2013 Neighborhood Place Annual Day
Neighborhood Place, Louisville’s award-winning model of providing services to citizens, will have its “Annual Day” conference to celebrate accomplishments and explore new ideas for providing assistance. Nearly 400 individuals and many partner groups are expected to attend Oct. 25, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott Louisville East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd.
Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
To help prevent childhood lead poisoning, the Lead Safe Louisville Project is sponsoring free lead inspections to qualified homeowners. Lead Safe Louisville joins in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 20 – 26, to promote the importance of testing your home, testing your child, and learning how to prevent lead poisoning’s serious health effects.
Pre-Enrollment for LIHEAP Resumes
Pre-enrollment for the Subsidy Phase of LIHEAP (the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) for elderly and disabled residents of Jefferson County resumes this Wed., Oct. 23. Early registration opportunities are only for Jefferson County residents within 130% of the federal poverty guideline who are elderly (60 years or older) or disabled receiving social security, SSI, pension or Black Lung benefits.
Louisville Metro RSVP Receives National Honor for Volunteer Service
Louisville Metro RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) was recognized as a 2013 National Service Impact Award honoree by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) during the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary kick-off ceremony in Washington, D.C., on September 20, 2013.
2013 Louisville Project Homeless Connect/Stand Down
Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2013 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, Wed. Oct. 9. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services, and many other forms of assistance.
Neighborhood Place Partners to Offer Valuable Events in October
Neighborhood Place locations across Jefferson County are proud to help offer several valuable services and events in October including a six-week nutritional workshop, an educational baby shower, and two celebrations in honor of the 20th anniversary of Neighborhood Place.
Volunteers Needed for Louisville's Meals on Wheels Program
Louisville Metro Government's Meals on Wheels Program is seeking drivers to help deliver meals to elderly throughout Louisville. The need for reliable volunteers across the community who have their own transportation is ongoing, with a special focus of filling several vacancies in the Western and Southwestern parts of the city.
Pre-Register for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Home heating costs can be a large expense for families in the winter, so the Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership (CAP) will begin accepting pre-registration heating assistance applications on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to help income eligible citizens pay utility bills.
LIHEAP Vendor Solicitation for 2013-14 Season