The University of Louisville has received a federal grant to help disadvantaged students prepare for college. U of L’s Talent Search program targets middle and high school students and provides them with academic and personal counseling. Roy Sutton is a counselor who plans on working with students from Western Middle School. He’s also a graduate… Continue reading U of L Extends Services to Help Low-Income Middle and High School Students Succeed
An affordable-housing development in Louisville’s Shelby Park and Smoketown neighborhoods is being renovated with help from private donors and the federal stimulus package.
Summer assistance is now available in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Applications for one-time assistance for paying energy bills will be accepted starting Monday.
Kentucky has launched a new program designed to weatherize low income homes and save both residents and state government money on utility bills.
83,000 Louisvillians are still without power after last week’s ice storm. Hundreds are still spending their nights in shelters throughout Jefferson County.
A new program at Kentucky Children’s Hospital and the University of Kentucky’s pediatrics department could help low income children tackle health problems with the help of both doctors and lawyers.
High utility bills have dogged many low income Louisvillians this year. The city’s heat relief program received some extra funding in August to help people pay those bills. It ran out in just three days. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.