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Adult & Tenant Services

Provides housing counseling and tenant/landlord support, as well as, financial assistance.

Americana Community Center

Community Center that offers a range of services including health classes, refugee services, and job help.

Association of Community Ministries

Offers financial assistance with rent, utilities, prescription medications, job readiness, family services, etc. Each area ministry offers services tailored for the unique and diverse community in which the ministry operates. See area ministries.

Brighton Center

Services include recovery, employment, financial, clothing, and child development.

Catalyst Rescue Mission (Haven House)

Their mission is to help end homelessness in Southern Indiana by providing emergency shelter, case management, life skills training, and social services that propel people into housing permanency.

Catholic Action Center

This emergency shelter offers both day and night shelter, free meals and a host of programming and services.

CDC Declaration Form

Follow the link to the CDC website to find the CDC Declaration form that resulted from the temporary halt in residential evictions due to COVID-19. This form expires on 12/31/20.

Center for Lay Ministries (CLM)

CLM has a food pantry that Clark County residents can visit once a month. They also have a residential program for women recovering from alcohol or substance abuse.

Central Louisville Community Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40202, a portion of 40203, a portion of 40208

Coalition for the Homeless

They have information on emergency rent assistance programs, shelters and agencies that serve low income people and the homelessness. The Coalition for the Homeless publishes Street Tips – a local resource guide.

Community Action Council

The Council delivers services through eight community centers: four direct service agencies within Lexington. Each council offers a variety of programs aimed at ending poverty: housing, education, employment, etc.

Community Action of Southern Indiana

Provide emergency assistance for housing, vehicle repairs, utilities, medications, transportation, etc. to residents of Clark, Floyd, and Harrison County.

Provides emergency financial assistance with utilities, rent, mortgage, medications and medical bills. Must be a resident of Oldham County to receive assistance.

Department of Veterans Affairs

Geriatric & Extended Care programs which provide assistance with health care and housing.

Eastern Area Community Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40059, 40027, 40222, 40223, 40241, 40242, 40243, 40245


ElderServe provides a variety of services for older adults such as care management, financial management and guardianship, home care, senior center, and wellness programs. A care manager may be able to assist with a variety of areas such as affordable housing, legal and financial issues.

Emergency Financial Assistance

Available to prevent eviction or utility service disconnection at current residence. Eligible costs include rent, mortgage and/or utility payments. The Adult & Tenant Services referral line is open on the second Monday of each month at 8 a.m. The appointments slots are filled on a first-call, first-serve basis.

Serving Zip Codes: 40118, a portion of 40219

Family Resource Center

Located in La Grange Elementary School, the Center provides health and general services for new parents, current parents, and students.

Fern Creek / Highview Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40228, 40291

Good News Homes

May be able to provide transitional housing for families facing homelessness in Oldham and Trimble County.

Highlands Community Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40204, 40205

Hope Health Clinic

Clinic that serves people without insurance and people who cannot afford health care. Services are for residents of Trimble, Henry, Carroll, Oldham, & Eastern Jefferson Counties.

Hope Southern Indiana

Provide emergency rent and utility assistance and food pantry to Floyd County residents.

Housing Stabilization Partnership Program

Provides rental assistance for people affected by COVID-19. Various phone numbers are provided on the website.

Indiana Legal Services

Non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low income residents (includes housing/evictions). This office serves Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland, and Washington counties.

Ivy Assist Community Resources

This is a quick and easy resource search engine- just enter your zip code.

J-Town Area Ministries (JAM)

Serving Zip Codes: 40023, 40299

Jesus Cares

Services include substance abuse treatment, food pantries, and domestic violence assistance.

KIPDA Aging And Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

The ADRC connects older adults and people with disabilities to resources regarding housing options, in home care, transportation, home modifications, home delivered meals, caregiver support, and social service programs.

La Casita Center

Louisville resource that assists with baby, legal, and food needs.

Legal Aid of the Bluegrass – Lexington

Provides free legal services to income-eligible individuals facing eviction, dangerous living conditions, foreclosure, etc. Call for eligibility.

Provides free legal services to income-eligible individuals facing eviction. Legal hosts a Tenants’ Rights Clinic every Wednesday at Noon.

Lexington Housing Authority

Manages public housing and provides affordable housing opportunities.

Lexington Rescue Mission

Provides temporary case management and financial assistance to help prevent homelessness.

Lexington VA Medical Center

VA supportive services to help Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and their families find and sustain permanent housing.


Financial assistance is available for residents who risk service disconnection due to delinquent LEXserv billing accounts. Call for an appointment.

LG&E & KU’s Programs

This program teaches residents to manage utility bills, conserve energy and weatherize their homes. Offers some utility assistance based on available funding.

LifeSpan Resources

Provide services to people with disabilities and the elderly such as home delivered meals, transportation, case management, and other in-home services. Serving Clark, Floyd, Harrison, and Scott County.


LouieConnect provides information about emergency services in Jefferson County. The website also partners with Metro United Way’s 2-1-1 hotline, which can provide information about additional services in the community.

Louisville Food Pantries

Individuals and families across Louisville and the Jefferson County area who are in need of groceries, meals, or free food should not hesitate to call or stop by one of the centers referenced. Most of the organizations that offer this support will not turn anyone away who asks for help, regardless of their income, background, or religion.

Metro United Way

United Way is a contact center connecting people with available resources such as food, housing, health care, senior services, child care, and more. You can dial 211 or text your 5-digit zip code to 898211.

Ministries United South Central Louisville (MUSCL)

Serving Zip Codes: 40213, 40217, 40219 (East of I-65), 40229

Neighborhood Place

Rental and other assistance through Louisville Metro government. Call to be referred to your closest Neighborhood Place or visit

New Directions Housing Corporation – Homeless Services Program

The Homeless Services Program assists homeless, single-parent families as they work toward permanent housing. As families rebuild themselves emotionally and financially, case management includes goal setting and monitoring. Families are provided a private shelter unit, furniture and household items, a transportation allowance, service referrals, and housing counseling. Parents work on attaining high school degrees and moving into the workforce while living in the shelter.

New Life Day Center

The center serves food and provides services for the homeless.

Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission

Family, career, housing, kid’s, and weatherization services.

Office for Aging and Disabled Citizens

Provides access to information and community resources that can assist aging and disabled citizens.

Oldham County American Red Cross

May provide rental and move-in financial assistance.

Resident Relief Foundation

This is a nationwide resource. RRF grants are for rental assistance due to an unexpected financial emergency outside of your control (temporary job gap, natural disaster, medical emergency, auto accident (vehicle maintenance costs do not qualify), victim of a crime, death, etc.).

Resilience And Community Service – LIHEAP

LIHEAP is a federally funded program to assist low-income households facing a home heating crisis by offering seasonal financial assistance to prevent disconnection of utility service. Subsidy funding available in November and December by using an appointment-based system. Crisis assistance is available January through March (or until funds run out) for people facing disconnection of utilities; co-payment may be required for those who apply.

Salvation Army

Provides emergency shelter or financial assistance to individuals and families in an effort to prevent homelessness.

Salvation Army – Red Kettle Cafe

The Red Kettle Cafe provides breakfast and dinner to anyone hungry in the community. Breakfast is served daily from 6:45 a.m. – 7:30 a.m., dinner is served each night for women and children at 4:45 p.m. followed by the men at 5:15 p.m.

Salvation Army of New Albany

May be able to provide emergency assistance and transitional housing.

Schuhmann Social Services Center

Aides homeless persons and others in need in the inner city, Phoenix Hill, and Smoketown neighborhoods with clothing, emergency food, and social service referrals.

Second Chance Leasing Program

A program offered by Alltrade Property Management that provides an alternative leasing opportunity to individuals who would be or have been denied housing due to unpaid apartment collection or previous rent, and/or any evictions older than 1 year. Please call or email [email protected] for detailed program information.

Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center

Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center is a community health center located in the Shawnee neighborhood. They provide medical, dental and behavioral health services and are a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC), which means that they provide services to all individuals, regardless of their ability to pay or not.

Shively Area Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40216

Sister Visitor Center

Serving Zip Codes: a portion of 40203, a portion of 40211, 40212

South Louisville Community Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: a portion of 40208, 40209, 40214, 40215

Southwest Community Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40177, 40245, 40258, 40272

St. Matthews Area Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40207

St. Vincent de Paul Society

May be able to provide food, clothing, and emergency assistance to residents of Clark County.

The Center for Women and Families

May provide emergency shelter and services for individuals who have experienced domestic violence.

Tri-County Community Action Agency

Provides financial assistance with housing, utilities, medications, and clothing. They also offer case management, goal setting, employment skill development, educational enhancement and household financial management. Serves residents of Oldham, Henry, and Trimble County. The number provided above is for the Oldham County location. For the other county numbers, please visit their website.

United Crescent Hill Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40206

United Way 2-1-1

211 is a contact center connecting people with available resources like food, housing, health care, senior services, child care, legal aid, and more. Call 211 or text your 5-digit zip code to 898211.

UP for Women and Children

Provides shelter, case management, support groups, and a safe space for homeless women and children. Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am-1 pm.

USA Cares

May be able to provide housing and emergency assistance to post 9/11 veterans and military families from all branches of service.


May be able to provide utility assistance.

Veteran’s Outreach

Kentucky regional office is able to assist Veterans across the state. The Direct Aid Program provides veterans and their families up to $200 per veteran per year and needs addressed have included shelter, rent, utilities, food, auto repair, clothing, and relocation.


Financial assistance is distributed in grants to help ease the burden of mortgages, car payments, utilities, etc. Connects veterans with services and benefits.

Volunteers of America (VOA)

Provides financial assistance, crisis intervention, mediation, and collaborations with other service providers. They have several different programs to assist families and individuals facing homelessness.

Walnut Street Baptist Church – Community Ministries

Rental, utility, and food assistance is administered for residents of Old Louisville.

West Louisville Community Ministries

Serving Zip Codes: 40210, a portion of 40211