Covid-19 Community Resources

Resources closest to Blue Lick Elementary and TT Knight Middle School 

Blessings in a Backpack

Distribute weekend meals on Fridays to kids in the program at designated feeding sites by JCPS. Bags will be distributed on first come first served basis at the following locations:

Blue Lick Elementary  Jeffersontown Elementary 
Brandeis Elementary McFerren Elementary
Camp Taylor Elementary Middletown Elementary
Cahancey Elementary Portland Elementary
Fern Creek Elementary Shelby Elementary
Frayser Elementary Watson Lane Elementary
Layne Elementary  

Okolona Christian Church - Food Pantry
10801 Faithful Way Louisville, Kentucky 40229
Tues-Thursday 9am - 4pm

Daily Lunch Program - Cathedral of the Assumption
433 S 5th St Louisville, KY 40202 Phone: 502-582-2971

Dare to Care
5803 Fern Valley Rd. Louisville, KY 40228 Phone: 502-966-3821

Episcopal Church of the Advent - Food Pantry & Pet Food Pantry
901 Baxter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: 502-451-6066
Notes: This food pantry takes place on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

Food Pantry & Kids' Café and Red Kettle Cafe - The Salvation Army
Center of Hope
911 South Brook Street Louisville, KY 40203

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Offering free meals to service industry members. The form must be filled out before 1 p.m. on the day of your requested meal. Each applicant is eligible for two meals per day.

Will serve both breakfast and lunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Both breakfast and lunch will be distributed to those younger than 18 when they arrive at the site. You will receive 2 days worth of meals on Monday and on Wednesday. Blue Lick Elementary and Southern High School are food sites closest to Knight Middle.

Joella's Hot Chicken
Will offer free kids meals for children 10 and under Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. No purchase necessary. They are also offering free catering to hospitals and ERs as a thank you to first responders.

Kentucky Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CFHS)
Some restrictions apply, please see eligibility at

Family Support - Bullitt County 445 Kentucky 44
Suite 209
Shepherdsville, KY 40165 Phone: 855-306-8959

Family Support - Jefferson County 908 West Broadway
L & N Building
Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 855-306-8959

Family Support - Oldham County 2206 Commerce Parkway
Suite C
La Grange, KY 40031
Phone: 855-306-8959

Open Door Ministry - Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church
318 St Catherine St Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-585-2176

Open Hand Kitchen - Society of St. Vincent de Paul Louisville
1015 S Preston St Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-584-2480

One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund
Will provide support for nonprofits and families impacted by COVID-19. The link below contains an overview of the Fund including who is eligible for support and how to request it. fund/

Portland'Food Pantry
3713 W. Market St. Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-778-3641

Restaurant Worker Relief Program
610 Magnolia Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
621 West Magnolia Ave, Louisville, KY 40208
To-go dinners can be picked up from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Diapers, wipes, toilet paper and non-perishable foods will also be on hand.

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
330 North Hubbards Lane, Saint Matthews, KY 40207
Phone: 502-895-3485 
Note: Pantry operates on third Saturday of each month.

The Metro March for Meals program for Seniors
The program is open for seniors age 60 and older, will continue until April 3 may be picked up between 10:00am-12:00pm.
Phone: 502-574-5223

Mondays - St. Stephen Church Parking Lot, (1018 S. 15th St., 40210 - Parking lot across the street from St. Stephen Church at the corner of South 15th and Kentucky streets)

Tuesdays - Beechmont Community Center (205 Wellington Ave., 40214) Wednesdays (2 locations) - Sun Valley Community Center (6505 Bethany Lane, 40272) and East Government Center (200 Juneau Drive, 40243)

Thursdays - New site to be announced soon

Fridays - Former Kroger site in Old Louisville (924 S. Second St., 40203)

*In Alphabetical Order*

Until May 1, the utility will suspend disconnects for residential customers and waive new late fees.

Louisville Water Company
LWC will suspend turn offs for non-payment. This is a temporary measure and customers should still pay their bill.

Jefferson County Sheriff Department and the Louisville Public Housing Authority has stopped issuing eviction notices.

Household assistance
Households seeking assistance should call their nearest Neighborhood Place location.
To find a Neighborhood Place in their area, residents may call Metro311 or (502) 574- 5000, or visit

Businesses opening only for residents over 60 and those most vulnerable to COVID-19: Target (first hour of business on Wednesdays)

Dollar General (first hour of business every day)

Wal-Mart (first hour of business every Tuesday between March 24 and April 28) Rainbow Blossom (first hour of business every day)

Whole Foods (first hour of business every day) Big Lots (first hour of business every day) Fresh Market (8-9 a.m. Monday through Friday)

*In Alphabetical Order*

Alcoholics Anonymous
Virtual 12-step recovery meetings

Centerstone Addiction and Recovery Center
600 S Preston St, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 583-3951

Center for Women and Families
Phone: 1-844-237-2331 / 502-581-7222

South Central Neighborhood Place
4255 Hazelwood Avenue Louisville, KY 40215
Phone: 502-485-7130

Family & Children's Place - Family Service Center
525 Zane St, Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: (502) 893-3900

In the Rooms
Virtual all recovery meetings, co-occurring mental health, NA, AA, OA, etc.

Jewish Family & Career Services
2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205
Phone: 502-452-6341

Louisville Recovery Community Connection
Virtual hangouts, all recovery meetings, 12-step recovery meetings, recovery-coaching appointments

Personal Counseling Service, Inc.
1205 Applegate Ln, Clarksville, IN 47129
Phone: (812) 283-8383

Seven Counties Services
914 E Broadway 2nd floor, Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: (502) 589-8731

SMART Recovery
Virtual SMART Recovery meetings

The Morton Center

Unity Yoga/Unity Recovery
Virtual yoga classes

Voices of Hope
Virtual all recovery meetings, 12-step recovery meetings, recovery coaching appointments

WEconnect & Unity Recovery
Virtual all recovery meetings 7 days a week at 9 am , 12 pm, 3 pm, 9 pm EST

Young People in Recovery
Virtual meetings
1028 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: (502) 451-1221

* In Alphabetical Order*

Louisville Free Public Library

  • New Library cards will be granted virtually follow directions at card.htm
  • Restrictions due to overdue fines and replacement fees have been lifted
  • Expired and soon-to-be expired library cards are extended until June 1st
  • All holds have been extended to 21 days so that your current holds will be here
    when we reopen
  • Late fees are suspended at this time, don't worry about returning materials to the
    Library until we reopen

Spectrum Support

Beginning Monday, March 16, Charter commits to the following for 60 days:

  • Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
  • Charter will partner with school districts to ensure local communities are aware of these tools to help students learn remotely.
  • For eligible low-income households without school-aged children, Charter continues to offer Spectrum Internet Assist, a low-cost broadband program delivering speeds of 30 Mbps
  • Charter will open its Wi-Fi hotspots across our footprint for public use
  • Spectrum does not have data caps or hidden fees.


  • Temporarily removing all data caps and allowing customers with their smartphones to use them as hotspots for 50GB/month.
*In Alphabetical Order*

4,500 across Kentucky and Indiana
$17 per hour

Atria Senior Living
Seeking positions in housekeeping and food service

In-Store Associates


Facilities Management Services
Located at 1500 Lyttle St. in Louisville's Portland neighborhood
Pay is between $13 and $14 an hour
Employment opportunities should call FMS at 502-479-3286

Home of the Innocents

Contract Center
100 in the Louisville area
$16 to $18 per hour

Jet's Pizza
Needs more delivery drivers at each of its 386 locations.
$13-$16 an hour, depending on tips and mileage. Interested applicants should apply to a Jet's location directly.

500 across Kentucky, southern Indiana and southern Illinois
Pay: $10 up to $12 per hour,
with applicable experience

In-Store Associates

Papa Johns
400 in the Louisville area
???????Pay: Varies based on position or text JOBS to 47272

Part-time temporary contingent workers at all of its 200 locations. According to the retailer, contingent workers are part-time temporary team members who will clean, stock shelves and coolers, maintain store standards, assist with other non-register activities and help to create a safe, clean and friendly environment for on-the-go guests. Schedules are less than 30 hours per week for a defined period of time. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older.

9,500 full-and part-time jobs across the U.S. Pay Varies

More than 3,300 in Kentucky and more than 2,000 in Indiana
Pay: $11 per hour

*In Alphabetical Order*

Association of Community Ministries
Offers assistance with housing, utilities, prescription assistance, and financial assistance. They have various locations  visit for location nearest you.

Central Louisville Community Ministries
809 S. 4th Street Louisville, KY 40203 Phone: 502-587-1999

Fifth Third Bank
Offering various deferrals, forbearances and late fee waivers based on program/loan. For specific details, please click here.

Financial Assistance Program - City of Louisville - Office of Resilience and Community Services
(Must meet poverty level guidelines)
Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place (NP) 1411 Algonquin Parkway
Louisville, KY 40210
Phone: 502 634-6050

Community Services 701 W Ormsby Ave Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-574-4377

South Central Neighborhood Place (NP) 4255 Hazelwood Ave.
Louisville, KY 40215
Phone: 502 485-7130

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CFHS)
Child Care Assistance Program
Phone: 855-306-8959

Kentucky Unemployment Insurance Benefits
600 West Cedar St. Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-875-0442

Kentucky Unemployment Insurance Benefits Information

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - City of Louisville - Office of Resilience and Community Services
(Applicants must be Jefferson County residents with a household income at or below 130 percent of the federal poverty guidelines (e.g. for a household of four, the gross monthly income cannot exceed $2,790.00).
Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place (NP) 1411 Algonquin Parkway
Louisville, KY 40210
Phone: 502 634-6050

Resilience and Community Services 701 West Ormsby Avenue
Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-574-4377

Winter Heating Utility Assistance
Community Winterhel
1535 West Broadway Louisville, KY 40203
Phone: 502-561-6836


The Family Resource Youth Service Center exists to serve the Knight and Blue Lick Elementary community in providing quality education, setting high expectations, and creating a caring community for each student. We are enthusiastic about the curriculum, genuine relationships, and the positive impact that our schools will make in our community. We focus on educating the whole child academically, emotionally, and socially. Family involvement is a critical component in the success of our school. Come participate in a learning community that focuses on connecting our classrooms to the real world to achieve educational excellence.

How may I get assistance?

Visit the FRYSC page for more information or fill out the FRYSC Assistance Form . 


  • Mental Health Services

  • School-Based Counseling Services

  • Clothing and School Supply Assistance

  • Family Crisis Information

  • Health Service and Referrals

  • Neighborhood Place Referrals

  • Assistance in Obtaining General Educational Development (GED) Certificate and/or Vocational Counseling

  • Blessings in a Backpack Program

  • Before, After-School, and Summer Programs

  • Holiday Assistance

  • JCPS Title I Computer Parent Center in the FRC

  • Housing, utilities, clothes, food, etc.

  • Back to School events

  • Vision, hearing, and dental screenings

  • Transition Programs (Kindergarten, Middle School, & High School)

  • Tutoring and Homework Help

  • Mentorship programs

  • Peace Ed Conflict Resolution

What are we?

Stepping Stones is one resource center serving two schools; Blue Lick Elementary and Knight Middle School.  The FRYSC is designed to help remove barriers to student learning. We assist students and families through programs, referrals to outside agencies, and by partnering with groups within and outside of the school. Programs and services are determined by the needs of the population served, available resources, location, and other local characteristics. We work with families to improve students' attendance, to decrease problems with behavior or suspensions, to offer academic support, to deal with mental/physical health issues, and to offer parent support and assistance. All students and families are served regardless of income

Who may use the FRYSC?

Our FRYSC serves all children, parents, and families in our community.

When is the FRYSC open?

The center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening appointments may be scheduled by calling 485-8212.

How may I get assistance?

Please complete the form found in this link FRYSC Assistance Form 

Phone: 502-313-4418 or 502-485-8212


Knight Middle School

Address: 9803 Blue Lick Rd Louisville, Kentucky 40229      
502-485-8287      School Hours are 7:00am to 4:00pm