Help Me Grow Alabama Blog

23 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Event: BabyPalooza Baby & Maternity Expo

Becoming a parent can be overwhelming, especially to first-time parents. The Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Tour is here to help. The Babypalooza Expo and Parenting Conference Throughout the year we host baby and maternity expos where young couples can come and connect to local resources and learn all about what the community has to offer …

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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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19 Oct · admin · No Comments

HMG Spotlight: Will Francis

Will Francis grew up in Dothan and is happy to be working with Wiregrass families as the Help Me Grow Care Coordinator for his hometown. He received a Bachelor’s in English from Huntingdon College in 2012, where, during his 4 years, he served as a Resident Assistant, Ambassador, President of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Editor of …

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5 Oct · admin · No Comments

Spread The Word About SIDS!

October means many things: the coming of fall, crisp air, leaves changing colors, and children getting excited about dressing up for Halloween. However, October also means spreading the word about SIDS Awareness Month. SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, refers to the sudden, unexpected death of a baby under the age of one. SIDS is …

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28 Sep · admin · No Comments

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® ALABAMA

Guest Blogger: Michelle Raybon, T.E.A.C.H. Director.   The T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® Alabama Scholarship program is an effective strategy in helping address the need for a well-qualified, fairly compensated and stable early childhood workforce in Alabama. The goals of the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program are to increase education, increase compensation …

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31 Aug · admin · No Comments

HMG Spotlight: Haley Roberts

We are excited to have Haley Roberts on our team as the HMG Regional Care Coordinator for Northeast Alabama. In addition to her work as care coordinator, Haley works as a Parents as Teachers Educator for United Way of Etowah County’s “Success by 6: Helping Our Mothers Excel” program. Haley received her Bachelor’s Degree in …

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18 Aug · admin · No Comments

Our New Website!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new website! After months of work, the website is up and running and is full of useful information about Help Me Grow  and provides many resources for parents, providers, and anyone who wants to learn more about Help Me Grow and healthy child development. Not only is …

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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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