The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) is a nonprofit organization located in Montgomery that works statewide to help build and maintain systems that serve children birth to age five and their families. The agency is the co-lead for Help Me Grow Alabama and is committed to developingHelp Me Grow as an effective statewide service.
Along with Help Me Grow, the APC has other programs that connect new parents to resources, serve child care providers in education and professional development, and advocate for investment in early childhood systems overall. Each program of the APC is designed to give young children a Smart Start in life. APC does everything in partnership with other public, private, state and local organizations. It believes that interaction with and input from others is the only way to effectively improve communities and make long-term impact on people’s lives.
Through Help Me Grow, the Alabama Partnership for Children is dedicated to protecting children by encouraging parents, providing information and awareness about appropriate child development, supporting efforts to identify developmental delays, and connecting children and families to the services they need. Call 1-866-711-4025 or visit www.SmartStartAlabama.org to learn more.
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.