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List of Social Service Organizations

  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters makes meaningful matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 7 through 16. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.
  • Cabbage Patch Settlement House
    The Cabbage Patch Settlement House is a local, non-profit Christian organization. Our mission is to equip and empower at-risk children, youth and their families to be self-sufficient by helping them maximize their economic, educational, emotional, moral, physical, social and spiritual potential.
  • Catholic Charities of Louisville
    Catholic Charities of Louisville will lead our communities in addressing social justice issues through our ministry.
  • Center for Women and Families
    The Center for Women and Families offers services to all survivors of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence. Our clients include men and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in addition to women and dependent children. We provide a variety of residential and nonresidential services including emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling and advocacy.
  • Coalition for the Homeless
    The Coalition for the Homeless is a nonprofit organization with a mission to advocate for people who are homeless and for the prevention and elimination of homelessness.
  • Dress for Success
    Our mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help them thrive in work and life.
  • ElderServe
    ElderServe empowers older adults to live independently with dignity. For more than 50 years, ElderServe has been a champion for improving the lives of aging adults.
  • Family and Children's Place
    At Family & Children’s Place, we provide individual, family, group and school-based counseling to help trauma-impacted children and families, supervise parent-child visitations, help at-risk families stay in their homes, assist new parents to better engage and bond with their newborns and work with students to improve their grades and relationships.
  • Family Scholar House
    Our mission is to end the cycle of poverty and transform our community by empowering families and youth to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency.
  • Goodwill Industries of Kentucky
    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky's mission is to help people with disabilities or other disadvantages achieve and maintain employment to gain a better quality of life.
  • Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity builds simple and affordable homes in partnership with those in need of decent housing.
  • Healing Place
    To reach men and women suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, provide the tools for recovery, and restore productive lives.
  • Home of the Innocents
    The Home of the Innocents, a community of dedicated people and those they serve, provides the skills and opportunities by which vulnerable children, youth and their families may improve their lives.
  • Kentucky Refugee Ministries
    Dedicated to providing resettlement services to refugees through faith- and agency-based co-sponsorship in order to promote self-sufficiency and successful integration into our community.
  • Lighthouse Community Center
    The children who attend The Lighthouse Center have a safe place to grow and learn. We work not only on the academic skills improvement of our children , but also work to provide experiences designed to encourage the children’s development of moral character and leadership skills.
  • Maryhurst
    Maryhurst is a place of new beginnings for children who have been traumatized by unimaginable abuse. Founded by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in 1843, Maryhurst is the oldest child welfare agency in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • Neighborhood House
    Neighborhood House provides individuals with opportunities to enhance the quality of their lives and to break the cycle of poverty for our children and families.
  • Ronald McDonald House
    The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana is to provide a “home away from home” for families of children receiving healthcare at area medical facilities while also lending support to other organizations who aid children.
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul Louisville
    Every night about 300 men, women and children have a clean, safe place to sleep through Vincent de Paul's shelters and housing programs. And each day, more than 300 hungry people are served free, hot meals at our community Open Hand Kitchen.
  • St. John Center for Homeless Men
    Our Mission is to help homeless men address barriers to self-sufficiency and housing so that they may leave homelessness for good. By providing shelter, social services, supportive housing, and serving as a hub with partner agencies, St. John Center is where homeless men “seek help, find hope, and move forward.”

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