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Message from Jim Byard, Jr., Director of ADECA

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to our mission:  Building Better Alabama Communities. Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians. I am pleased to welcome you to our website, and I invite you to explore our Department’s various program areas and divisions. We are here to serve, so please do not hesitate to contact us.


Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness

April is both Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Click here​ to read more about these issues, funding, and the free services available.

CDBG - Disaster Recovery

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds are allocated after some federally declared disasters.

Fair Housing Outreach

Understand the basic provisions of the Fair Housing Act.

Teen driving skills program comes to Montgomery April 21

Ford Driving Skills for Life recently​ announced the April 21 stop at Paterson Field as part of its 13th national tour.


Partnerships enhance trail opportunities at Chewacla State Park

At Chewacla State Park in Auburn, ADECA has been able to forge partnerships with other state and local groups to enhance recreation outlets and increase tourism.


Funding Opportunities


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