Help Me Grow Alabama Blog

21 Aug · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Amber Whitfield

Amber Whitfield joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as a Central Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at the United Way of Central Alabama. Amber has 7 years of early childhood experience as a Head Start teacher for Jefferson County Committee of Economic Opportunity (JCCEO), a teaching assistant for Birmingham City Schools, Lead teacher in two …

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14 Aug · Delia Hasberry · 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 …

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7 Aug · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Lindsey Hughes

              Lindsey Hughes joined the Alabama Partnership for Children in July 2019 as the Help Me Grow Alabama Care Coordinator. She is a two-time graduate of Troy University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a Master of Social Work degree. Lindsey comes to Help Me Grow …

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21 Jun · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Free Developmental Screening Event: July 12, 2019 Hartford, Alabama

What is Help Me Grow: Books, Balls, & Blocks? Books, Balls, and Blocks is a free event held for children and their families. The purpose of the event is to screen children for developmental delays in the first 5 years of life, while the kids are playing! The event is fun, educational, and exciting! While …

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21 Jun · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Free Developmental Screening Event: July 23, 2019 Dothan, Alabama

What is Help Me Grow: Books, Balls, & Blocks? Books, Balls, and Blocks is a free event held for children and their families. The purpose of the event is to screen children for developmental delays in the first 5 years of life, while the kids are playing! The event is fun, educational, and exciting! While …

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21 Jun · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Free Developmental Screening Event: June 26, 2019 Valley, Alabama

What is Help Me Grow: Books, Balls, & Blocks? Books, Balls, and Blocks is a free event held for children and their families. The purpose of the event is to screen children for developmental delays in the first 5 years of life, while the kids are playing! The event is fun, educational, and exciting! While …

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15 May · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Murrey McDonald

Murrey McDonald joined the APC in March 2019 as the Help Me Grow Alabama Child Care Coordinator and brings with her experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She was an Adult Basic Education Instructor and a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional at the Montgomery Arc and also held positions with Special Olympics Alabama …

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27 Feb · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Laketta Williams

We are excited to welcome Laketta Williams to the team as the new Help Me Grow Northwest Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at the United Way of Northwest Alabama. Laketta was born and raised in Northwest Alabama and has learned the importance of child and adolescent mentorship for social and developmental issues while serving in several …

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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. 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.

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