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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Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance child safety on state’s highways

December 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $233,455 to ensure Alabamians are not only using child passenger restraint seats in vehicles but also adhering to the proper guidelines. The two grants to the Alabama Department of Public Health will assist the agency in teaching motorists in the correct method to install child passenger seats and securely […]

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Gov. Ivey awards more than $9.5 million to assist victims of crime in Alabama

December 16, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 25 grants totaling more than $9.5 million to help victims of crime across Alabama. The organizations receiving funding offer a variety of services that support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, elder abuse and other crimes. Services can include counseling, safe shelter, court advocacy, legal services […]

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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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Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance public safety in Alabama

December 14, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $140,000 to enhance public safety in Alabama. The two grants, totaling $143,192, were awarded to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and will help keep track of sex offenders and ensure that the state is up to date on a new federal crime reporting method. “ALEA and our […]

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Governor awards $4.8 million to assist child abuse victims

December 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $4.8 million to help provide services to child victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault as well as provide training and resources to local law enforcement and nonprofit agencies. The grants will help many nonprofit organizations provide services including forensic interviews, mental health services, medical services […]

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Governor awards funds to help low-income residents take steps toward being self-sufficient

December 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded almost $2.8 million for programs that help lift low-income residents from poverty and become economically self-sufficient. The Community Services Block Grants will be distributed to 18 community action agencies to provide services to eligible individuals and families in Alabama. “On occasion, some Alabamians find themselves in dire economic situations […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist Dallas County drug rehab program

December 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY –Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $51,238 grant to a Dallas County program that uses alternative methods to hold drug offenders accountable while keeping incarceration as a last resort. The Dallas County Adult Drug Court, which has been in existence for 10 years, uses highly structured methods, including frequent drug testing and support groups, […]

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New agency now accepting Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program applications in Jefferson County

December 6, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Starting today, Jefferson County residents may apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program through the Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs announced on Friday that the community action agency has assumed emergency responsibility for managing LIHEAP in Jefferson County through the month of […]

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ADECA names agency to assume emergency responsibility for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program in Jefferson County through December

December 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs announced Friday that the Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama will assume emergency responsibility for managing the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program in Jefferson County through the month of December. Residents will be able to apply for assistance directly with the agency. The agency […]

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