Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $47,000 grant to an organization that helps sex trafficking victims find safe shelter and restore their lives. The WellHouse, a rescue and recovery organization based in St. Clair County, houses women and girls who have been victims of the sex trafficking trade and are seeking help. “It […]
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. […]
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 […]
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453) National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673)
Kenneth W. Boswell, Director
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to positively impacting Alabama communities through the agency’s grant programs and services that aim to spur community development and economic development.
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. ADECA programs are as diverse as the people of Alabama and impact every corner of the state. We are here to serve, so please do not hesitate to contact us.