PACT in Action’s teen dating violence prevention efforts are focused on the 40210 zip code, which includes the Parkhill, Algonquin and California neighborhoods in the West End of Louisville, Kentucky. These neighborhoods were selected because of higher numbers of risk factors, lower numbers of protective factors and the community’s willingness to embrace and support the project.
Parkhill: The Parkhill neighborhood is located west of Old Louisville. Its boundaries include the railroad tracks just west of 9th street to the east, Oak Street/Virginia Avenue to the north, 26th Street/Cypress Street to the west and West Hill Street to the south. Parkhill Community Center is located within this neighborhood and often hosts PACT in Action meetings and events as well as other community activities.
Algonquin: The Algonquin neighborhood is located south of Parkhill. Its boundaries are the railroad tracks to the east, Hill Street to the north, Cypress Street to the west and Bernheim Lane/Algonquin Parkway to the south. The neighborhood is named for Algonquin Park, which is located just west of Cypress Street. PACT in Action has an office in this neighborhood at Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place. Bridges of Hope offers a number of social services as well as meeting space for PACT in Action events. To meet with a PACT in Action staff member or for office hours, call 502-438-TEEN (8336).
California: The California neighborhood is located north of Parkhill. Its boundaries are 9th Street to the east, West Oak Street to the south, South 26th Street to the West and West Broadway to the north. California Community Center is located within this neighborhood and often hosts PACT in Action meetings and events as well as other community activities.