Devone Maness recently joined the team as the Help Me Grow Northeast Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at the United Way of Etowah County. Devone has been an advocate for juvenile justice for over 8 years and brings valuable experience from her various roles in the field. She has served as Director of Admissions and CQI/Medicaid Specialist for Sequel Youth and Family Counseling Services, Program Manager and Case Manager at the Bridge, as well as the Job Corps Center in Montgomery. She has a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a focus on Juvenile Justice from Alabama State University. During her time as a direct care staff for Sequel Youth and Family Counseling Services of Courtland, Alabama, she realized her passion for helping others and made a decision to dedicate her career to serving others in need. Her efforts have been focused primarily toward children and adolescent youth with the knowledge that these individuals have limitless potential when given the right tools and guidance. Devone’s favorite quote is “Be the change you want to see in the world.” and she strives to live by that quote every day. Welcome, Devone!
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. In addition, Help Me Grow Alabama is supported by an AmeriCorps State Grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service provided by The Governor's Office of Volunteer Services.
Help Me Grow Alabama partners with 2-1-1 Connects Alabama for implementation in nine regions of the state.