Supportive Services

The mission of Family Scholar House is to end the cycle of poverty and transform our community by empowering families and youth to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency.

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Academic & Career Coaching

Including Family Scholar House Academy and Technology Assistance

Participants looking to enroll in the accredited colleges or apprenticeship programs of their choice to pursue the courses of study of their choice, with the goal to obtain a post-secondary certificate or degree. Family Scholar House helps participants access financial assistance to pay for classes and books. Through financial aid, Pell grants, scholarships, and sometimes student loans, participants attend school on a full-time basis.

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Advocacy Support

Including Financial Education

Family Scholar House assists participants in obtaining needed support services and helps them address barriers to education. All participants meet regularly with their Participant Advocate for services, counseling, and opportunities.

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Affordable Housing

(in Louisville and select communities)

While the majority of families served by Family Scholar House are in the non-residential programs, those in need of stable housing may apply for the residential program. Student parents in the Family Scholar House program are able to apply for subsidized housing on the campuses of Family Scholar House based upon family size in accordance with HUD guidelines. Participants are responsible for their portion of the rent based upon HUD guidelines and their own utilities. All participants meet regularly with their advocate for guidance on household management.

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Apprenticeship Programs

Including Success Coaching and Technology Assistance

Family Scholar House is available to provide resources you can utilize on your path to success. FSH provides support for potential students, current students, and their families as they transition into work and apprenticeships. Our success coaches will help you navigate apprenticeship opportunities, qualifications and assist you through the application process. Already enrolled in an apprenticeship program? Our team can still provide resources and support you on your path to completion.

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Health and Wellness Coaching

  • Individualized meal planning and workout plans based on experience
  • Meditation and yoga practice
  • Support navigating community resources
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    403 Reg Smith Circle

    Louisville, KY 40208