A Place to call
-Home-
the Key to a New Lease on Life


Without somewhere to live, 

it's almost impossible to make lasting,

positive life changes.

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Who We Are

 JumpStartKY Inc in Louisville, KY is a  group of experienced youth advocates committed to helping young adults ages 18-24 secure stable housing.


We  primarily serve young  people who are homeless or are experiencing  housing instability or  crisis.


All of our services are FREE!

   


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What We Do

* Provide help finding stable housing


* Help with lease negotiations/ongoing landlord support


*We direct you to appropriate services uniquely designed for your needs


*Provide free legal advice 


* Offer peer support from other young adults

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Impact that Lasts


  In 2016, the Coalition for the Homeless counted 443 young adults aged 18-24 living in adult emergency shelters or on the streets in Louisville, KY

  

  According to Nan Roman, the president and C.E.O. of the National Alliance for Homelessness, “If you move people into permanent supportive housing first, and then give them help, it seems to work better.  It’s intuitive, in a way. People do better when they have stability."

Contact Us

No one will see this but us! Please answer the questions below so we'll know how to help.

 

 A Place to call home is one of the most essential ingredients to changing a life and achieving stability.

JumpStartKY Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity

Nikki Thornton nthornton@trueuplouisville.com 502.536.3734 Liz Everman lizeverman@jumpstartky.com

Get Involved

Community Partners

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*Coalition for the Homeless

    louhomeless.org

*Louisville Urban League 

              ul.org

*Catholic Charities

          cclou.org

*Home of the Innocents

homeoftheinnocents.org

*Family Scholar House

familyscholarhouse.org

*Centerstone

centerstoneky.org

*True Up

trueuplouisville.com

*PATH (People Against Trafficking Humans)

 pathcoalitionofky.org

*Kentuckiana Works

kentuckianaworks.org

*New Life Direction Ministries

newlifedirectionministries.com

*Pretty in Pearls

prettyinpearlstransitionalhome.com

Become a Housing Partner

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Alltrade Property Management

available rentals/ check 3rd Party Voucher

Volunteers Needed

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**To become one of out compassionate volunteers please subscribe below.


Training and support of volunteers is provided.

Support Our Mission

The fastest growing population experiencing homelessness in Louisville and the nation is young adults 18-24.  We've found  the need for our services especially great among young mothers and their children.  Your donation will enable us to accomplish our goal of helping them find a place to call home.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Board Of Directors and Advisory Council

Executive Coordinator-Nikki Thornton                      

President-Liz Everman

Vice President-Jerry Cantrell

Secretary-Darlene Benzick

Treasurer-Tim Wallen

Theresa Haydon

Beth Johnson

Russ Zaino

Julie Horen-Easley

Phyllis Hildreth

Executive Director: Destiny McCauley

Advisory Council

Natalie Harris

Coalition for the Homeless

Thomas Evans

Family Scholar House

Joe McNealy

Coalition for the Homeless

Jeff Culver

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Independent Living Specialist

Kim Moore

Reimage -KY Youth Career Center

Joe Hamilton

Home of the Innocents

Russ Zaino

Attorney

Lynda Price

Past Executive Director Wednesday's Child, Inc

Tena McNair 

New Life Direction Ministries

Shannon Higgins

Pretty in Pearls -Transition Home for Foster Youth


Subscribe or Volunteer

Sign up to volunteer and to hear from us about updates and events. There are several different volunteer opportunities. You can work directly with youth, or work as a resource volunteer with our partners and other activities like moving and household set-up.

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