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Low-Income Families

Low-Income Families is one of six cultivation communities targeted by Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball through her Financial Empowerment Coalition and Database. The following resources have been gathered from non-profit, business, and government entities focused on improving the financial livelihood of low-income families in Kentucky.

Community Resources

Bank On Louisville
Bank On Louisville provides access to a network of mainstream institutions including banks and credit unions who support the financial empowerment efforts in Louisville. 

Community and Financial Empowerment Certification and Training Program
The City of Louisville's Resilience and Community Services' Community and Financial Empowerment Certification and Training Program builds the ability of social service providers or support staff in expanding their own knowledge of personal finance and economic decision-making. Trainings can be taken as individual workshops and are open to any interested social service staff. 

Community Ventures
Community Ventures helps people own homes and start businesses. From affordable financing to education, to neighborhood revitalization, Community Ventures' areas of focus offer the opportunity to dramatically improve the quality of life for people across Kentucky. 

Consumer Advocates
The Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Advocates page includes several resources focused on topics such as money, credit, debt, fraud, identity theft, and immigration. 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The CFPB was created to provide a single point of accountability for enforcing federal consumer financial laws and protecting consumers in the financial marketplace. 

Conversation Starters
The North American Securities Administration Association Conversation Starters is a series of open-ended questions designed to help families kick-start an ongoing dialogue about saving, investing, budgeting, and avoiding scams and frauds.

Financial Resources Center
The Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) Financial Resources Center provides resources including articles, videos, recordings, interactive quizzes and more that will engage and encourage all walks of life to improve their financial wellness. 

Pass It On
The Federal Trade Commission provides consumer information on scams and basic consumer rights. 

Financial Empowerment Coalition Contacts

Selina Parrish, Director of Membership
Products and Services
Kentucky Bankers Association

John Nevitt, Senior Manager
Family Stability
Metro United Way

Re'Donna Thompson, Division Manager