Louisville Covid-19 Relief

Many people in Louisville are facing hard times while everyone deals with the Covid-19 crisis. Here is information about Covid-19 relief in Louisville. 

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Do you need assistance during this Coronavirus crisis? If you are in Louisville and looking for Covid-19 assistance, we have found information that may help you. Depending on your income or line of work, there are opportunities for help. 


The following is information regarding Louisville Covid-19 relief. We will update the information as it comes in. Also, visit the official Kentucky Covid-19 website to see updates. 

  1. If you work in the restaurant industry and need some help with basics for your family, Chef Edward Lee has coordinated an effort to provide basic necessities for families. This Louisville Covid-19 relief effort provides to-go boxes nightly, seven days a week. Click here for more information. The location is 621 West Magnolia Ave, Louisville, Ky, time 5 to 8:30 p.m. Louisville Covid-19 relief
  2. Food Assistance
    1. Food Assistance for kids: JCPS has so many meal pick-up sites and just added more. They will provide free breakfast and lunch today to all children 18 and under as well as all JCPS students over age 18. 
    2. Food Assistance for seniors: There are six metro locations to get frozen meals. The locations vary by day. These meals are for seniors, take care of your loved ones!
      1. Mondays – St. Stephen Church Parking Lot (1019 S. 15th St., 40210)
      2. Tuesdays – Beechmont Community Center (205 Wellington Ave., 40214)
      3. Wednesdays – Sun Valley Community Center (6505 Bethany Lane, 40272) and East Government Center (200 Juneau Drive, 40243)
      4. Thursdays – Slaughter Elementary School (3805 Fern Valley Road, 40219)
      5. Fridays – Former Old Louisville Kroger Site (924 S. Second St., 40203
  3. LG&E has said they will not disconnect power due to non-payment until May 1, according to WLKY
  4. Louisville Water will suspend turn-offs for non-payment. This is temporary and if you cannot pay now, contact them to set up payment options. Call 502.583.6610 for Louisville Covid-19 relief with your water bill. 
  5. The One Louisville: Covid-19 Response Fund has been created to assist households and businesses, even non-profit organizations. The fund is seeking donations and has already received large donations. This fund is giving grants to community organizations on a rolling basis and will start as early as April 3.
    1. For households and small businesses, some of the fund will be set aside for Louisville Covid-19 relief.  Check back here for updates and watch the video below for details. If you want to give to this fund, click here
    2. Household eligibility will be determined by income and residency. If you live in Jefferson County and make your household makes less than the local median income for a family of four which is $76,400, you may be eligible. 
    3. If you seek assistance, households will need to provide proof of identity and documents that show a loss of earned income due to the COVID-19 crisis due to medical reasons, business closure, or school closure.
    4. The $1,000 Louisville Covid-19 relief payments are for rental assistance, childcare assistance, transportation aid, food access, utility assistance, pharmaceutical needs and other support as determined.
    5. If you need assistance, call your closest Neighborhood Place. Note:you cannot go into these locations. Call! You can learn about how to apply. You will drop things off at the Neighborhood House drop boxes when you apply. 
  6. Northeast Christian Church has a Love The ‘Vill resource line with advice and help from local pastors 502.294.7070. 
  7. The Washinton Post created a calculator to help you calculate how much you will get from the US Government. 


Please visit our social distancing page for more ideas about at-home learning fun, places to get curbside/kids eat free/family meals, and more!


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