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Louisville Metro Departments
Listed below are select relevant Louisville Metro Departments. For a comprehensive list of Louisville Metro city government departments, you can refer to their City Departments listing.
Louisville: Resilience and Community Services
"The mission of the Department of Community Services is to improve the quality of life for all residents with an emphasis on poverty reduction and addressing the needs of vulnerable populations in the Louisville Metro Community." (About Us)
Louisville: Office of Youth Development
"The mission of the Office of Youth Development (OYD) is to build collaborations and partnerships to meet the needs of young people by coordinating programs and services and advocating for youth and youth service programs. The office’s main objective is to work with community partners to develop a coordinated community-wide Out of School Time (OST) system for youth and youth programming" (OYD, Our Mission).
Louisville: Office for Women
"The Louisville Metro Office for Women (OFW) uses advocacy. research and policy to improve the status of women in the Louisville Metro area." (OFW)
Louisville: Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods
"Primary Objective: Reduce the number of violent deaths experienced by young adults and decrease the number of youth exposed to violence." (Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods, About Us).
Louisville: Health and Wellness
"We deliver programs and services primarily through three divisions: Clinical Services, Community Health, and Environmental Health and Preparedness. In addition, the department is home to the Center for Health Equity which aims to achieve equity in the social determinants of health throughout Metro Louisville using a "health in all policies" approach." (About)
Kentucky Commission on Women
This commission focuses on all aspects of elevating the status of women in Kentucky, including in the areas of health, employment and wages, education, and political participation.