Olivia’s Story

Olivia’s Story

In 2019, Olivia was both excited and terrified about the prospect of raising her newborn baby. In her doctor’s office, she found a flyer about the HANDS program and enrolled. Through in-home visits with a Parent Visitor, Olivia learned how to be the best mother she could be and gained confidence in her new role. By 2021, Olivia’s situation had changed and she found herself pregnant with another child after suffering a miscarriage previously. Maranda, her Parent Visitor through HANDS, was available for her through her loss and again during this pregnancy. While Olivia was once again excited, and nervous […]

Metro Louisville awards $33,100 grant to Family & Children’s Place

Through funding reserved for “Council-designated priorities” in the Mayor’s proposed budget, Family & Children’s Place received a $33,100 grant approved by the Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee. For 138 years, Family & Children’s Place has been working to build communities where children are safe, families are strong, and child victims of abuse and neglect become children again. Programs focus on the most vulnerable children while aiming for the safety and well-being of all children. The public safety work performed by Family & Children’s Place not only aids those who have experienced family and neighborhood violence, but also prevents such acts […]

Metro Louisville awards $33,100 grant to Family & Children’s Place

Metro Louisville awards $33,100 grant to Family & Children’s Place Human Services grant benefits child advocacy and school-based services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jun. 28, 2021) – Through funding reserved for “Council-designated priorities” in the Mayor’s proposed budget, Family & Children’s Place received a $33,100 grant approved by the Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee. For 138 years, Family & Children’s Place has been working to build communities where children are safe, families are strong, and child victims of abuse and neglect become children again. Programs focus on the most vulnerable children while aiming for the safety and well-being of all children. The […]