Gov. Ivey awards grant to Oneonta for urgent street repair need

March 16, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $350,000 grant to assist the city of Oneonta with a critical need to repair a road damaged by a landslide that has left about 60 residents with limited access to their homes. The Community Development Block Grant funds will be combined with about $350,000 in local resources to […]

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ADECA names agency to assume long-term responsibility for Low-Income assistance programs in Jefferson County

March 1, 2022

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs announced today that the Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama will assume long-term responsibility for managing three programs that assist low-income families and individuals in Jefferson County. The Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama will assume responsibility for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the […]

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Next online state surplus property auction starts Jan. 20

January 19, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and other items are among the lots up for bid in the next state surplus property auction starting Thursday. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via GovDeals.com starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 with bidding running until […]

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ADECA releases state’s official Alabama Broadband Map, Connectivity Plan

January 5, 2022

Innovative mapping tool will guide state efforts to address broadband accessibility gaps MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs today released the Alabama Broadband Map, the official broadband map for the state of Alabama. The interactive map is available at https://broadband.alabama.gov. ADECA also released the Alabama Connectivity Plan which uses mapping data […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to assist domestic violence and sexual assault victims statewide

December 30, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $6.8 million to help provide services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims as well as training and resources to local law enforcement and nonprofit agencies. The funds will provide services including safe shelter, crisis lines, counseling, referrals, advocacy, community education and prevention services. “Sadly, domestic […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $3.8 million in grants to help crime victims

December 29, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $3.8 million to support organizations that assist victims of crime across Alabama. The grants will enable the nonprofit agencies to provide a variety of services to those who have been victims of sexual assault, elder abuse, sex trafficking, domestic violence and other crime. “Those who have unfortunately […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help at-risk youth in Alabama

December 21, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $429,491 to support programs that aim to prevent youth crime and recidivism. The grants will support programs that provide mentoring and counseling to youth and their parents who have been referred through the juvenile justice system with a goal of reducing further involvement in the judicial system. […]

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Governor awards $1.4 million to support nonprofit organizations that help child abuse victims

December 15, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $1.4 million to assist children who are victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault. The grants will help nine nonprofit organizations provide services including counseling, advocacy, emotional support, safety services and referrals to other community organizations that offer additional assistance. “Navigating the criminal justice system can […]

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