Food services during storm recovery

Many non-profit and government agencies in Louisville are working to meet the needs of citizens who do not have access to food during the power outage and storm recovery efforts. If you cannot to purchase food for your family, the following options are available.

Food Stamps
Current month food stamp recipients can request replacement stamps due to food lost during the power outage, according to officials with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Clients have until Tuesday, September, 23 to request replacement stamps.

Clients can go to the L&N Building at 908 West Broadway or to any Neighborhood Place office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Clients must sign a statement that they lost food during a power outage and are requesting replacement funds, state officials said.

Elderly and handicapped clients may contact their food stamp workers by phone to have an affidavit sent them to sign and return.

The requests will be processed as soon as they are received. Once approved, replacement benefits will be added to the client's EBT card.

Neighborhood Place and Community Action Partnership/Dare to Care Sites
Neighborhood Place and CAP Dare to Care sites have received extra food deliveries to meet increased need. Residents must meet income requirements to receive food from CAP. Pre-packaged supplies include ready-to-eat items such as pop-top canned food, cereal bars, fresh fruit, etc.

The following Neighborhood Place locations are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

  • 810 Barrett Avenue, 574-6638
  • 908 W. Broadway, 595-5569
  • 1411 Algonquin Parkway, 634-6050
  • 4018 W. Market Street, 485-7230
  • 3610 Bohne Avenue, 485-6710
  • 3410 Lees Lane, 485-6810
  • 4255 Hazelwood Avenue, 485-7130
  • 1503 Rangeland Road, 962-3160

Community Ministry and Faith-Based Locations
The following is a partial list of community ministry and faith-based groups that are providing meals and/or food services in partnership with Dare to Care. Call a center near you or Dare to Care at 966-3821 for specific hours and guidelines.

  • Bethlehem Baptist Church, 5708 Preston Highway, 964-4384
  • Newburg Community Action, 4810 Exeter Avenue, 574-1270
  • Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries, 9300 Beulah Church Road, 762-9610
  • Neighborhood House, 201 N. 25th Street, 774-2322
  • Sister Visitor Center, 2235 West Market Street, 776-0155
  • Southeast Area Ministries, 6500 Six Mile Lane, 499-2059
  • South Louisville Community Ministries, 4803 Southside Drive, 367-6445
  • St. George Community Center, 1205 S. 26th Street, 776-6300.

Homeless Shelters
All area homeless shelters have power thanks to Human Services White Flag funds used to purchase generators.

Hot meals are served daily at Wayside Christian Mission, 432 E. Jefferson, at the following times:

  • Breakfast - 6:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Lunch - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Dinner - 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.