Press Releases

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 […]

Family & Children’s Place and JCPS receive $675,000 grant to expand out of school time programming

Family & Children’s Place and JCPS receive $675,000 grant to expand out of school time programming (LOUISVILLE, Ky. May 25, 2021)  More students at Meyzeek Middle School will now be able to access out of school time programming thanks to a five year grant from 21st Century Community Learning Center.  The grant will ensure programming that was previously at risk annually, can continue for at least the next five years.  Family & Children’s Place and JCPS, through paid contracts with STEAM Exchange, River City Drum Corp, Bounce Coalition, Louisville Visual Arts, mPruv-U and Miller Transportation will help middle school students […]

 Innovative Early Childhood Services Coming to Iroquois

 Innovative Early Childhood Services Coming to Iroquois Join us at the Auburndale Learning Academy Open House (LOUISVILLE, KY., – MAY 2, 2021)– Family & Children’s Place and Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) are excited to announce the opening of Auburndale Learning Academy, as a part of Greater Louisville Head Start. Greater Louisville Head Start will hold an open house on May 5, 2021, 1:00-2:30 PM.  Please join us as we tour the facility and learn more about our unique approach to early learning. “We are so proud to provide both center-based and home-based head start and early head start services […]

Family & Children’s Place receives $625,000 grant for youth-led program to address substance abuse prevention & conflict resolution

Grant will target zip codes 40202 & 40203; areas experiencing record high violence and substance abuse (LOUISVILLE, Ky. –)  Middle and elementary students residing in two of Louisville’s most economically distressed zip codes will soon have access to a program designed to improve educational outcomes through the prevention of drug abuse thanks to a grant from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and The Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  The grant and program were developed by the Central Louisville Coalition (CLC)—a group comprised of representatives from Jefferson County Public Schools, non-profits, governmental agencies, faith-based institutions, and […]

iHeartMedia Louisville Announces 12 New Community Partners for the Upcoming Year

Louisville, KY.- October 1, 2019 – iHeartMedia Louisville announced today community partnerships with 12 nonprofit organizations that fall under the umbrella theme of Kids: Heart of Kentuckiana. Beginning October 1, iHeartMedia Louisville will support the mission of these organization through the stations’ assets including on-air, on stations’ websites and on social media. iHeartMedia Louisville will create in-kind media campaigns for the following non-profit organizations: CASA of the River Region; Center for Women and Families; Children Have Options in Choosing Experiences; Cure CF, Inc.; Family and Children’s Place; Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana; Heuser Hearing Institute; Home of the Innocents; Kids Cancer […]

Family & Children’s Place and partners awarded more than $30M grant to continue Head Start and Early Head Start Programs in Jefferson County

5-year award ensures head start program remains available in an economically distressed area (LOUISVILLE, KY–) Family & Children’s Place (F&CP) and its partner, Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C),  announced that the agencies are moving forward with plans to serve more than 550 students over the next 5 years after it was announced that the groups will receive a  more than $30 million grant  from the federal government’s Office of Head Start to continue the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Jefferson County. The organizations were selected to receive the grant after jointly applying for the contract this past spring […]

Family & Children’s Place receives $10,000 for HANDS program

PNC Foundation funds will help give babies best start possible LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2019) – The PNC Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place. The funds will help support the agency’s Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program, which works with new and first-time parents to give babies the best start possible. PNC Foundation, which provides support in the Louisville area, has partnered with Family & Children’s Place with their “Grow Up Great” program, its bilingual $500 million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life. […]

Family & Children’s Place receives grant from Rotary Club of Louisville focused on preventing and helping youth escape human trafficking

$10,000 grant will be supported by a mentorship program and training of Rotarians on how to identify victims (LOUISVILLE, Ky.–) The Rotary Club of Louisville has awarded Family & Children’s Place (FCP) a grant that will help the organization fight human trafficking and support some of the youngest victims of this national epidemic.  The $10,000 grant will be further supported by Rotarians who will be trained on how to identify possible trafficking victims and a mentorship program focused on helping teens avoid high risk situations that could lead to a dangerous lifestyle. “When it comes to human trafficking, we know […]

Family & Children’s Place receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Kentucky

Delta Dental of Kentucky has awarded a $10,000 grant to support Family and Children’s Place (FCP). Family and Children’s Place focuses on preventing and stopping trauma in children as well as providing counseling services and other assistance to victims throughout the recovery process. This includes physical and sexual abuse, neglect and maltreatment and human trafficking. The funds will support a variety of the agency’s programs that are provided to more than 23,000 Kentuckians annually. “Over the past three years, we have seen a dramatic increase across the region in the number of families needing our services,” said Pam Darnall, President/CEO […]

Gheens Foundation grants $50,000 gift to Family & Children’s Place

Grant will enable agency to help and support underserved children and families in Louisville’s West End LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 13, 2018) – The Gheens Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place, which leads efforts in Louisville and Southern Indiana to prevent, stop, and treat child violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect. The grant will help support the agency as it expands services, including new parent support, counseling, and mental health assessments, to underserved communities in the city’s west end, including several offices in the new YMCA under construction at 19th Street and Broadway. “We are beyond thrilled […]