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23 Jan · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Jacqueline Navidad

We are thankful to have Jacqueline Navidad on our team as Professional Development Coordinator for Help Me Grow Alabama! She has experience in counseling, case management, teaching and served as a Mental Health Therapist for several years for the Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority. Prior to joining Help Me Grow, Jacqueline served as a Parent ...

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9 Jan · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Angie Johnson

Angie Johnson recently joined the team as Help Me Grow Northeast Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at the United Way of Etowah County. Angie has a B.S. degree in Human Services and has spent many years serving the community in various programs. Angie has previous experience working with families and children from her time as Case ...

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20 Jul · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Guest Blogger: – Katie Naman Prince, Help Me Grow Alabama Director

                I can not be more excited to be a part of the “perfect storm” that is currently happening within Alabama’s early childhood system of care. Early childhood professionals across all systems are working together to leverage resources and accomplish positive change in the most effective and efficient …

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29 Jun · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Care Coordinator Spotlight: Krista Manchester

Krista Manchester joined the Help Me Grow team in April of 2017 as the Northwest Regional Care Coordinator at the United Way of Northwest Alabama. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Homeless Care Council of Northwest Alabama and has previous experience working with families and children in need through the 211 Help …

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13 Jun · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Care Coordinator Spotlight: Amelia Leonard

  Amelia Leonard joined the Help Me Grow team in September 2016 as the South Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at Lifelines Counseling Services in Mobile. She has over 7 years of experience as a Certified Information and Referral Call Specialist and Database Resource Manager for United Way 2-1-1. This experience has given her incite to …

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23 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Spotlight: Christi Mayo

Christi joined our team in January 2017 as the Help Me Grow (HMG) Northeast Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at United Way of Etowah County. Christi is a graduate of Auburn University and began her career at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce in Carrollton, Georgia where she served as Vice President of Membership Services. She …

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26 Oct · admin · No Comments

Guest Blogger: Bailey McKell- “Don’t Be In The Dark About Child Care”

Don’t Be In The Dark About Child Care, a campaign of the Alabama Partnership for Children and VOICES for Alabama’s Children, is an effort to inform parents about the difference between licensed and exempt child care and the components of a quality child care program. Alabama is one of only seven states that allows some …

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2 Mar · admin · No Comments

The Benefits of Reading to Children

Parents are often told to read aloud to their young children, and most people would say that they understand that children benefit from being routinely read to. While parents are often recommended to do certain things to benefit their children, not many people can explain how reading benefits them. Now, for the first time, a ...

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Help Me Grow Alabama

Help Me Grow Alabama is a program of the Alabama Partnership for Children as an affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant, the Alabama Department of Human Resources, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health through a Project LAUNCH Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama partners with 2-1-1 Connects Alabama for implementation in nine regions of the state.

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