Gov. Ivey awards $2.9 million to help weatherize homes of elderly, low-income residents

March 25, 2022

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $2.9 million to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy costs. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority is given to people with disabilities, the elderly and low-income […]

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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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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Heflin

March 11, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to improve a basic service for the city of Heflin while also supporting new and existing businesses and bringing new jobs to the area. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be combined with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded in January by […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Red Bay

March 10, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to improve a major component of the Red Bay sewer system which will avoid a disruption in service and reduce a potential health risk. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the city to replace a 70-year-old major sewer line that serves much of […]

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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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Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Millport water system

February 25, 2022

MONTGOMERY — While no one can guarantee that the electricity won’t temporarily go out at some point in the town of Millport, residents will still be able to get a glass of water. Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $170,380 grant that will provide emergency back-up power to enable the town’s water system to function […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help domestic violence victims

February 15, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded five grants totaling $567,424 to provide services for domestic violence victims. The grants are supplemental funds from the American Rescue Plan and relate to the COVID-19 pandemic. “These funds will assure victims that they have help and resources they can turn to in situations involving domestic violence,” Gov. […]

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