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 the many resources that are available to families within the area that she serves. She has an educational background in Criminal Justice with a focus on Victims Services that has propelled her energy for social justice and reform. As a mother of 4 and a grandmother of 3, she is aware of the importance of educating parents and providing them with the tools and resources to promote healthy child development.
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.