Services & Assistance

Services & Assistance

Southwest Community Ministries is here to help

We offer a wide variety of services and assistance for our neighbors in need.

We offer emergency financial assistance, food services, seasonal programs, and more. Scroll down to see how we can help.


Financial Assistance

Emergency Financial Assistance

 Financial help with utilities and/or housing is available to those in need Living in 40272, 40258 or the Jefferson County Portion of 40177 to keep their utilities from being discontinued and/or keeping them from becoming homeless.



 To Apply for Assistance with Rent/Mortgage, or Utility Assistance  click Here

For Additional Financial Assistance

If you are looking for Metro COVID19 LG&E Assistance Apply for help at

If you are looking for the Metro COVID19 Water Assistance please visit:

If you are in need of rental assistance please visit

It is recommend that you Fill out this CDC form and submit it to your landlord, asap. This prevents your landlord from evicting you, even if they take you to court. You can learn more about this tool on this page. This form is also available at South Louisville Community Ministries if you prefer a hard copy to give to your landlord.

For Help with LG&E Please apply with



Food Services & Programs

Food Pantry

Part of the Dare to Care food distribution program, our Food Pantry provides food supplies and basic necessities to our clients in need. We also get donations from area churches, businesses, schools and individuals.

Food Pantry Hours:
Monday – Friday
11:30AM – 3:00PM

Senior Food Programs

We maintain two Dare to Care programs that provide food to eligible seniors.

For more information you can contact Mary Wells at 502-935-0310 ext. 222

Meals on Wheels

Hot, nutritious meals are prepared and available to eligible home-bound seniors every weekday. A mid-day meal is sponsored by Metro Louisville and an evening meal sponsored by KYOne Health.

For more information you can contact Jami at 502-935-0310 ext. 244

Still have questions about our food services and programs?

Contact us at 502-935-0310 for more information – let us help!

Seasonal Programs


Provides area children with backpacks and various school supplies to match teachers’ lists, helping children to stay in school and learn. Sponsored by donations from individuals, organizations, and LG&E.

We have a limited amount of school supplies available, if you are in need please click here to fill out a request form.

Children's Christmas

Helps bring Christmas joy to neighborhood children in need. Program partners include several area churches, schools, organizations and individuals.

Winter Help

Community-based funds distributed by SWCM during peak winter season to help with home energy bills. Supported by donations that are matched by LG&E.

Need seasonal help? 

Contact us at 502-935-0310 for more information – we’re here to help.

Referral Programs

In instances where we at Southwest Community Ministries don’t have an assistance option readily available, we partners with other reputable area programs/organizations to meet the demands of our neighbors in need.

Information about these and many other programs is readily available to our clients. Click the links above to read more, or you can contact us directly at 502-935-0310.

Need additional assistance?

Do you need help with something you didn’t see above?

Contact us and let’s talk – we’re here to help.