The Community Foundation of Louisville awarded a $23,280 Fund for Louisville grant to Family & Children’s Place, funded by Lift a Life Foundation in partnership with the foundation. The grant will provide mobile technology to case managers who visit the homes of at-risk, first-time parents of newborns. Each of the 11 recipients also has a chance at an additional $2,500 prize from the Community Foundation through a social media contest, where the public is invited to vote for their favorite nonprofit organization. Voting will take place through a contest on the Community Foundation’s Facebook page, The winner of the $2,500 […]
F&CP President Pam Darnall brings critical thinking to Kentucky’s child trauma rate in today’s front page Courier-Journal. http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013311040060&nclick_check=1
F&CP’s Donna Russow provided insight to the media this summer in response to a rash of local cases involving the battering of small children. Check out the most recent on the link below: http://www.wdrb.com/story/23478649/child-abuse-by-boyfriends-alarms-child-advocates Family & Children’s Place was featured for their contribution to this story in the September issue of the National Children’s Alliance’s monthly newsletter.
On Monday, July 29 a group from UPS donated their time and talents to help spruce up the landscaping at the Shively location of Family & Children’s Place. Even the youngest volunteers brought their yard tools and really pitched in to give the front of the building a much needed lift. Thanks, UPS volunteers…we appreciate you!
If you missed the article in today’s newspaper, check out the story of Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center. http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013306150062
Title: New Facility Ribbon Cutting Location: 1000 S 5th Street Start Time: 10:30 AM Date: 2013-06-21
Family & Children’s Place was chosen among only thirty seven behavioral health organizations across the U.S. to participate in the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare’s 2013 Trauma-informed Behavioral Healthcare Learning Community. The initiative was launched in April and will extend throughout the year. The learning community offers individual and group coaching by renowned national trauma experts, committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life. The National Council pioneered Mental Health First Aid in the U.S. and Family & Children’s Place is honored to be chosen […]