Community/Education Organizations

Adelanté Hispanic Achievers

Services: Various educational services for Hispanic middle and high school students including:
mentoring, tutoring, college readiness, leadership opportunities, public service opportunities
and scholarship programs

Contact: 2817 Hikes Ln., Louisville, KY 40218, (502) 494-0353


American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky

Services: Various types of advocacy and public outreach such as publishing op-ed pieces and
coordinating presentations in which undocumented immigrants share their stories with members of the public

Contact: 315 Guthrie Street, Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 581-1181


Americana Community Center

Services: After school programs, community garden, family programs, VITA tax services, and JCPS adult education opportunities

Contact: 4801 Southside Dr., Louisville, KY 40214, (502) 366-7813


Backside Learning Center

Services: ESL, Spanish language classes, private tutoring, computer classes, GED tutoring,
citizenship classes, tax assistance, lending library, art classes, guitar lessons, social activities, and exercise/nutrition classes

Contact: 704 Central Ave., Louisville, KY 40208, (502) 634-6543


Beaded Treasures Project

Services: Skills training and financial literacy workshops, and other entrepreneurial opportunities for refugee women

Contact: 13908 River Glen Ln., Prospect, KY 40059, (502) 345-2669


Bluegrass Community and Technical College Office of Latino Outreach and Services

Services: Application assistance, FAFSA and scholarship assistance, academic advising, career
counseling, specialized services, student and community organizations

Contact: 470 Cooper Dr., Lexington, KY 40506, (859) 246-6436


Bluegrass Literacy, Inc.

Services: Programs promoting and advancing adult and family literacy in the community, English and Spanish classes

Contact: Offers classes at various library and community center locations, (859) 299-5982


Catholic Charities of Louisville

Services: Refugee resettlement services (employment services, ESL school, youth services) and
language services

Contact: Language Services: 2911 S. 4th St., Louisville, KY 40208, (502) 637-9786


Common Good Community Development Corporation

Services: After school programs, homework tutoring, mentoring,summer programs (K-12)

Contact: 1015 N. Limestone St., Lexington, KY 40505, (859) 333-5336


Crescent Hill Baptist Church

Services: Pastoral care, social work, crisis management, advocacy, and consulting, educational and extracurricular opportunities

Contact: 2800 Frankfort Ave., Louisville, KY 40206, (502) 896-4425


Doors to Hope

Services: ESL, GED, nationality test, after school tutoring; includes Behold 1500 Latinos - purpose to assist Kentucky Latinos in overcoming the barriers that hinder postsecondary participation
and increase the number of Latino students in higher education; provision of scholarships

Contact: Holy Name Catholic Church, 2914 South Third St., Louisville, KY 40208, (502) 384-4673


Educational Justice

Services: Mentoring, tutoring, college admission advising


Fairness Campaign

Services: Ending discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity through the
passage of comprehensive civil rights legislation. Works within the intersections of LGBTQ
rights and others, such as racism and immigrant rights

Contact: 2263 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206; (502) 893-0788


Greater Louisville International Professionals

Services: Networking and advocacy for professionals of international origin the Louisville area

Contact: Greater Louisville, Inc., 614 West Main St., Ste. 6000, Louisville, Ky. 40202


Hispanic Latino Coalition of Louisville

Services: Increase access to knowledge and services for Hispanic/Latino community members,
advocate on behalf of the Hispanic/Latino community


JCPS ESL Newcomer Academy

Services: Learning environment for 6th through 10th grade English language learners in the JCPS

Contact: 4018 W. Market St., Louisville, KY 40212, (502) 485-6324


Jefferson Community and Technical College

Services: Provides ESL education as for-credit college work

Contact: 200 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202


Jewish Family and Career Services

Services: Career training, financial training, assistance with the Refugee Savings Program, assistance transferring professional licenses from other countries, assistance to low income individuals who wish to start business through the Navigate Enterprise Center

Contact: 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205, (502) 452-6341


Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Services: Strategic communications, voter empowerment, non-violent direct action, grassroots
fundraising, alliance building and litigation

Contact: 735 Lampton St., Suite 202, Lousisville, KY 40203, (502) 589-3188


Kentucky Latino Education Alliance

Services: Fosters postsecondary degree attainment

Contact: (859) 246-6436


Kentucky Office for Refugees

Services:Refugee resettlement services (employment services, ESL school, youth services) and language services

Contact: 2222 W. Market St. Louisville, KY 40212, (502) 873-2560


Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Services: Resettlement services, community resources, elder services, "Hearts and Hands", an
immigration and naturalization program

Contact: 969 Cherokee Rd. Louisville, KY 40204 (502) 479-9180
1206 N. Limestone Lexington, KY 40505 (859) 226-5661


La Casita Center

Services: Education, food pantry, give and take closet and advocacy, outreach, sponsors legal clinics, community health fairs, and workshops on topics of interest to the community, provides
cultural competency trainings for service providers, students and religious organizations

Contact: 230 Woodbine Street, Louisville, KY 40208,, (502) 322-4036


Louisville Free Public Library International Initiative

Services: Maintains a variety of materials in many languages for both adults and children, hosts
conversation clubs for improving English skills, puts on programs about services available to
immigrants and refugees

Contact: 601 W. Woodlawn Ave. Louisville, KY 40215, (502) 574-1701


Louisville Urban League

Services: African-American community organization providing outreach services to disadvantaged

Contact: 1535 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203


Metro Human Rights Commission

Services: Local government organ enforcing anti-discrimination laws and conducting outreach to
disadvantaged communities

Contact: 410 West Chestnut Street, Ste. 300A, Louisville, KY 40202


Metropolitan Housing Coalition

Services: Providing equitable, accessible housing opportunities for all people though advocacy, public education and support for affordable housing providers

Contact: 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205, (502) 584-6858


Migrant Education Program


Services: Provides educational resources, teaching and learning materials, English language support,referrals to other public services (healthcare, dental care, clothing and food), summer
opportunities for children

Contact: SE Region: 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, KY 40475 (859) 381-4355
Central Region: 1309 Rosevile Rd., Glasgow, KY 42241 (270) 678-1926


Migrant Head Start

Services: Child development program focusing on education, health, social services and parent

Contact: 913 Georgetown St., Lexington, KY 40511 (859) 233-4600


Migrant Network Coalition

Services: Community education (safety packets - information for families about rights and how to
prepare in case of ICE raid/contact, scholarships for immigrants wishing to seek higher

Contact: P.O. Box 910484, Lexington, KY 40591 (locations of member organizations vary, but are
primarily located in Lexington)


New Beginnings Artisans

Services: Cooperative with the purpose of helping refugees use their talents to earn money and
become financially independent; volunteers help refugees design products and sell them

Contact: Southside Ministry Center, 5007 Southside Drive, Louisville, KY 40214, (502) 777-2591


Ohio Hispanic Coalition

Services: Educational services through legal advocacy (free on-site consultations, twice per week),
training classes (parenting, job, etc.), and access to public services

Contact: 6161 Busch Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229 (614) 840-9934


Presbyterian Church U.S.A., Office of Immigration Issues

Services: The Office of Immigration Issues acts as an adviser on immigration issues, but does not
provide direct services to clients. General legal information or advice, pro se information and
advice, and pro bono legal representation

Contact: 100 Witherspoon Street, Louisville, KY 40202; (888) 728-7228

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Rescue and Restore

Services: Educational workshops on human trafficking and identifies and serves victims of trafficking statewide

Contact: 2911 S 4th St. Louisville, KY 40208,


RISE (Refugees and Immigrants Succeeding in Entrepreneurship)

Services: Outreach, education, finance, and guidance

Contact: Metro Development Center, 444 S. 5th Street, 6th Floor, Louisville, KY 40202 (502) 574-4140


Su Casa Hispanic Center (Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio)

Services: Provides social, educational, language, employment, and health care services

Contact: 100 East 8th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202, (513) 761-1588


Sudanese Refugee Education Fund

Services: Provides funding for college scholarships for Sudanese refugees

Contact: 1642 Cowling Ave., Louisville, KY 40205, (502) 473-2625