Governor’s Award Winner!

Governor’s Award Winner!

Congratulations to Jaime Thompson, Prevention Coordinator, who received the Champion for Children Governor’s Award for her exemplary dedication and commitment to child abuse and neglect prevention activities! Jaime received her award yesterday at the Kids Are Worth It conference. Thank you Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and Governor Beshear for the great honor!


Join us at the Metro United Way WALK UNITED event! Family & Children’s Place has the second largest team at the event and we would love for you to walk with us! When: Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 9:00am Where: University of Louisville Shelby Campus – 9901 Shelbyville Road Why: To kick off the MUW fall campaign

Honors, Awards & Accolades!

Our staff is FANTASTIC! Here are a couple of our most recent accomplishments! Congratulations to Wade Jordahl, Program Manger for Homeless Prevention, who was recently awarded a full scholarship for the MBA program at UofL! The scholarship is a partnership between UofL and Metro United Way. As part to the agreement, Wade agrees to work for a MUW supported agency for 2 years after completing the 2 year MBA program. Only 1 scholarship was awarded – congrats Wade! Congratulations to Elizabeth Cooper, Homeless Prevention Supervisor, and recent recipient of the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award! Elizabeth was one of […]

Meyzeek Middle School, Here We Come!

Collaborative After School-Programs (CLASP) will partner Family & Children’s Place with Jefferson County Public Schools to serve Meyzeek Middle School! Many thanks to our friends at Maryhurst who paid us the ultimate compliment and asked Family & Children’s Place to assume the management of this program! CLASP is an after-school delinquency prevention program which has served students in Jefferson County since 1999. CLASP students, ages 10 to 15 participate in a highly structured, therapeutic, activities-based, social skills enhancement program designed to increase participation in positive activities. CLASP programs aim to significantly reduce risk-taking and aggressive behaviors while decreasing unsupervised and […]