14 Aug · Lauren Till · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Jaquayya Roberts Americorps Member

Jaquayya Roberts joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as an AmeriCorps member with the Alabama Partnership for Children. Jaquayya is a native of Shorter, Alabama and currently a graduating senior at Alabama State University, majoring in English with a concentration in Writing. Jaquayya writes, “I am very passionate about going the extra mile and helping …


20 Jul · Lauren Till · 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 way – connecting children to services as early …


23 Mar · Lauren Till · 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 …


27 Apr · Lauren Till · No Comments

Help Me Grow and Strengthening Families

The following comes from the Center for the Study of Social Policy and is available in PDF. Help Me Grow (HMG) connects families with young children to community-based services and support. Through the HMG system, statewide partners and communities are mobilized to build collaboration across service sectors, including child health care, early care and education and family support. …


14 Apr · Lauren Till · No Comments

Project LAUNCH Summit

Registration is open for the Alabama Project LAUNCH Summit! The Alabama Project LAUNCH Early Childhood Summit will be held on May 3-4 at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Summit will focus on strengthening adult capacities to ensure children’s optimal development and is open to all early childhood professionals, mental health practitioners, physicians, …


6 Apr · Lauren Till · No Comments

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and the Autism Society of Alabama has plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, including a Walk for Autism near you! If you are in Alabama and have questions or concerns about autism, call 2-1-1 and ask for Help Me Grow. Help Me Grow passionately supports early identification of developmental or behavioral concerns, so that a …


30 Mar · Lauren Till · No Comments

Joining Hands for Week of the Young Child

You are invited to attend the Alabama Partnership for Children’s annual Joining Hands for Week of the Young Child event on Tuesday, April 12th. This event brings together child advocates to illuminate the needs of young children in Alabama. More information can be found at, including Instructions for Making and Returning Handprints. Joining Hands …


23 Sep · Lauren Till · No Comments

Reach Out and Read

Did you know that reading aloud is often recognized as the single most important activity leading to language development? Reach Out and Read is one of the leading organizations that promotes early literacy and school readiness by prescribing books to children as young as six months old. Reach Out and Read has been a valuable Help …


Help Me Grow Alabama

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


Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant and the Alabama Department of Human Resources.


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