Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist elderly and disabled abuse victims

April 13, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $400,000 grant to the state Department of Human Resources to assist elderly people and disabled adults who are victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation. The grant will enable the department’s Adult Protective Services Division to remove victims from abusive environments and provide them with safe temporary housing. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to help victims in southeast Alabama

April 13, 2021

  MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $80,000 to help provide services to victims of domestic violence, child abuse and other crimes in southeast Alabama. The funds have been allocated to three agencies serving eight Alabama counties. “If you are victim of a crime in southeast Alabama, there are agencies and people willing to […]

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Governor announces grant for infrastructure to Athens Buc-ees

April 12, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $750,000 grant to bring 170 new jobs to Limestone County while enhancing travel in north Alabama. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the city of Athens will provide infrastructure necessary for a Buc-ee’s Travel Center that will be built off Interstate 65 at the Browns Ferry […]

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Fair Housing

Alabama’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice – March 2020 Final Version is available.

2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice | Spanish


ADECA/LETS Divisions Public Notice of Byrne/JAG Application for FY 21

FY 2021 Byrne JAG Program Narrative

Strategic Plan

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