Metro United Way 

Metro United Way serves the counties of Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby in Kentucky and Clark, Floyd and Harrison in Indiana. United Ways mission is to improve lives and the community by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.  Please  Click here to see a full list of community resources and ways you can help!
Find The Resources You Need With One Call.
We all need a little help from time to time and finding the right information quickly is vital. With Metro United Way’s 2-1-1, the answers you’re looking for are just a three digit phone call away.
One simple call connects you with the help you need, when you need it.
Metro United Way’s 2-1-1 directs people looking for resources to help them face life challenges, often for the first time, to the appropriate service provider. A trusted and caring call specialist will listen to the full scope of your issue and connect you immediately to the right source. This easy to remember phone number saves time and frustration by eliminating the need to navigate a maze of agencies and help-lines. With 2-1-1 services, there is no longer a wrong number when seeking to find or give help. Should the 211 number not work from your phone, an alternative number to dial is 1-877-566-4968.

The Center for Women and Families – Shelbyville KY

The Center for Women and Families helps victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence to become survivors through supportive services, community education and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency and rebuild lives.  We do this by partnering with clients to decrease the risk factors for violence, increase protective factors for support, and mediate the effects of trauma.

Services with the Center for Women and Families include:

  • Emergency shelter in Louisville and Southern Indiana and transitional housing for victims of sexual or domestic violence;
  • Counseling/Advocacy and Therapy;
  • Educational and Support Groups
  • Career Counseling and Financial Empowerment
  • Hospital and Legal Advocacy
  • Community Education and Prevention
  • Children’s and Family Counseling

If you or someone you love has experienced sexual assault or partner abuse at any point, please remember that help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through our toll-free crisis line is 1-800-BE-SAFE-1.  If you are near the Shelby County area you may reach us at 502-633-7800. In Bullitt Co/Shepherdsville please call 502-538-0212.

Multi-purpose Community Action Agency

Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s (MPCAA) mission is to help people, to meet community needs, and to provide hope. The agency is about real people: the individuals and families who need assistance in meeting basic needs such as health, safety, food and shelter; the individuals and families seeking a road out of poverty into self-sufficiency; the elderly who are seeking assistance in maintaining independent living; the individuals and community partners who volunteer time and resources to assist in meeting community goals and objectives; and the dedicated staff that listen, encourage, and inspire.

Services Available

Services Multi-Purpose CAA provides include:

• Adult Day Care Program – Serves older individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia

• Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) – Provides services to address poverty based on community need

• Energy Assistance – Subsidy/Crisis Programs help maintain family stability

• Food Pantry – Partnership with Dare to Care to alleviate hunger in the community

• Healthy Marriage – Provides relationship enhancement curriculum to individuals/families to improve family functioning

• Senior Commodities – Commodities given to seniors 60 years or older/low-income

• Social Services for the Elderly – Nutrition, congregate and home delivered meals

• Weatherization – Winterizes homes to lower energy consumption and heating costs

• WinterCare – Assists those in need with their utility bills

Love My Neighbor, Inc. – Taylorsville, KY

Love my Neighbor Inc. (LMN) is a non-profit organization that endeavors to minister to our community by offering clothing, shoes & other household needs.

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