In 1858, Dempsey Sherrod – a blind man from Mississippi – convinces his state to charter a national “Publishing House to Print Books in Raised Letters” to be located in Louisville. The General Assembly of Kentucky passes an act to create the American Printing House for the Blind leading to more than 160 years of life-changing innovations.
A Hand Up Community Resource Center
3212 Rosewedge Way
By connecting the economically vulnerable to available resources, the Center endeavors to provide hope and a better quality of life to those struggling to make ends meet.
4425 Greenwood Ave
Teaching youth to believe in themselves, AMPED puts kindness, guidance, and support into practice with the use of music education, music creation, and performance that will help youth to become caring, career minded, and community focused citizens who will impact their environment in a positive way.
Asia Institute Crane House
1244 S. Third Street
A community resource that promotes understanding of Asian cultures and heritage through education, outreach, and the arts.
BsideU for Life Pregnancy & Life Skills Center
701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd
Protects the lives of unborn children and presents the Gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed to those who are facing or have experienced a crisis pregnancy.
Coalition for the Homeless
1300 S. 4th Street, Suite 250
Their mission is to prevent and end homelessness in Louisville though education, advocacy, and the coordination of 30+ member agencies and dozens of other community partners.
Dare to Care Food Bank
5803 Fern Valley Road
To end hunger in our community through partnerships, innovative programs, and community engagement.
Eastern Area Community Ministries
9104 Westport Road
Serving families in Eastern Jefferson County who are experiencing a crisis or facing urgent needs, EACM provides emergency assistance with utilities and rent, access to our food pantry, and programming to empower and build self-reliance.
631 S 28th St.
Helping older adults in Louisville's West End overcome social isolation, pursue wellness, and maintain independence.
Family Scholar House
403 Reg Smith Circle
Their mission is to end the cycle of poverty by giving single-parent students the support they need to earn a four-year college degree.
FEAT of Louisville
1100 E Market St, Louisville
Dedicated to easing the autism journey through ongoing support, education and programs including the Autism Friendly Business Initiative.
2539 W. Main Street
Educating the community and increasing awareness of human trafficking and sexual-based crimes in Kentucky, the organization also provides a Women’s Drop-in Center for female victims of domestic violence and sex crimes
2231 Lower Hunters Trace
Enhancing the lives of people with disabilities through employment, self-determination, education, and community-building opportunities
Home of the Innocents
1100 East Market Street
Established in 1880, Home of the Innocents enriches the lives of children and families with programs including residential and community-based behavioral health services, therapeutic foster care and adoption services, supportive services for homeless young adults, and long-term care for medically complex or terminally ill children.
Kentuckiana Stroke Association
3425 Stony Spring Circle #102
The primary resource center for locals affected by stroke.
La Casita Center
223 E. Magnolia Ave
Enhancing the well-being of Louisville's Latinx community through education, empowerment, advocacy, and wellness.
1641 Portland Avenue
An environmental organization whose mission is to grow greener, healthier and more sustainable neighborhoods through programming focusing on urban forestry, urban agriculture and urban sustainability.
900 East Main Street
A diverse LGBTQ+ run non-profit working to bolster and enhance Queer culture and health though storytelling, education and action.
1017 W Market St
Providing outpatient services and sober housing to individuals struggling with addiction to drugs and/or alcohol.
Seven Counties Services, Inc.
10401 Linn Station Rd, Suite 100
Building healthy communities by helping individuals and families who are affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, addictions, and abuse realize their potential.
St. Joseph Children’s Home
2823 Frankfort Avenue
A multi-faceted, child-caring nonprofit licensed by Kentucky with the mission of “Giving Children a Home.”
The Center for Women & Families
927 S. 2nd Street
Provides trauma-informed advocacy and support for individuals, families and communities affected by intimate partner violence and sexual assault.